Personal Finance

Should You Pay Your Child for Getting Good Grades?

January 23, 2015
SHOULD YOU PAY YOUR KIDS FOR GOOD GRADES

Life is all about incentives. We work hard in order to get a paycheck to live our lives. We stay fit in order to maintain our health and live longer. We recreate in order to enjoy ourselves and have something to look forward to. So many people feel that offering a monetary reward to their […]

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2015 Resolutions for Financial Health

January 19, 2015
2015 Resolutions for Financial Health

If you’re like most people, you made a New Year’s resolution or two as December rolled into January – and some of those resolutions were probably money-related. The good news is, unlike most people, you can actually stick to those resolutions! It’s cliché, we know, but there really are simple and easy steps to follow […]

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4 Ways to Use the Cloud to Save Money

January 15, 2015
Save money with the cloud

The new year is almost here, and, like many people, you are probably working on some resolutions. Even though you are careful with your money, you probably can be even more frugal with your hard-earned cash in 2015. In order to be as financially careful as possible, use these four tips for using the cloud […]

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How to Become a Millionaire by 40

January 13, 2015
How to be a millionaire by 40

It is the goal of most people to become millionaires. After all we have websites devoted to earning your first million, books written about how to get there, and this post as well. Unfortunately too many people throw out a vague goal of “retiring a millionaire” but don’t make a real conscious effort as to […]

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How to Manage When Your ID is Stolen

January 8, 2015
ID theft

Even those who are the most careful with their credit card, social security number, and personal information are at risk of having their ID stolen. We live in a digital age, and that means everything is done electronically. By taking precautions a person can minimize the risk; however, the thieves will always find a way. […]

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2015: The Year You’ll Finally (Save Enough to) Buy a New Car

January 6, 2015
New Car

Want to know a secret? Actually, it’s not a secret. It’s something I tell (almost) everyone I meet—at least those who are interested in talking about saving, budgeting and debt-free living. My husband and I bought our first car in cash without draining our savings account. This goes to show that you can afford to […]

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What Does Retirement Mean to You?

December 31, 2014
Retirement

  If you read personal finance blogs, you will notice that there are common themes that run among them. There are those that talk a lot about how to get out of debt. Then there are those who talk about earning more money on the side. Others will give tips on how to be financially […]

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