Category Archives: Savings & Investments

Newlyweds: Don’t let Financial Stress Take the Cake

Of all the things to discuss before marriage, finances are the least exciting. Statistically, money is the top reason couples argue and financial arguments are among the top predictors of divorce. So, how can you avoid becoming a statistic? Here … Continue reading

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Business Book Review: E-Myth Revisited

Starting a small business is hard work; any budding entrepreneur can tell you that. Unfortunately, though, all that work is often for the wrong purposes. People start businesses because they’re good at making a product or providing a service. That … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Declutter Your Countertops

If you find yourself short on counter space, these six inventive tips can help you organize and maximize any counter in the house: On the wall: Take a look around your walls, particularly walls where cabinet spaces end. Wall-mounted corner … Continue reading

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Intro To Investing – Dividends

Intro To Investing – Dividends Most people dream of being able to make a stable income just from investing the money they have now. One of the easiest ways to do this is through dividends – one form of return … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Refinance Your Car Loan

Some bills can’t be changed. For other bills, though, a little legwork can make a big difference in your monthly payment. Your car payment is a great example. Refinancing your vehicle loan can lead to a lower monthly payment, a … Continue reading

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Rising Interest Rates: What Do They Mean For You?

If you read financial headlines, you’ve no doubt seen the news that the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates. These headlines can be accompanied with all sorts of hyperbole about the end of the stock market, the boom of bonds … Continue reading

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Tomorrow's Millionaires: Don't Bust the Budget!

This challenging activity is the perfect way to constructively fill those bitterly cold winter weekends. Did you ever wish there was some way to get your fashion-conscious 11-year-old to realize all those things she’s asking you for actually cost money? … Continue reading

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Best Times to Buy 2017

When you’re mulling over a major purchase, the right price can often tip the scales. If you’re patient, willing to research and time your buys just right, you can save quite a bit of green. Here are the best things … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic: Filing Taxes As A College Student

Imagine skipping a day of class, then coming into the next session and seeing a test. You open the packet and see what appears to be gibberish staring back at you. Everyone else around you seems to have a perfect … Continue reading

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5 Tips for an Affordable Wedding

According to a new report by a leading wedding magazine, The Knot, the average American wedding cost has eclipsed $35,000. That’s more than half of the yearly median income! Most of that spending isn’t on lavish luxuries for bride and … Continue reading

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