Personal Finance

Saving Money: Small Changes for Big Results

February 27, 2015
Saving Money

We all know that we need to save money but, for those of us who have been playing the savings game, sometimes cutting out our daily latte and making our own lunches, just won’t cut it anymore. The good news is that there are things you can do now that will help save money later. […]

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How Better Laundry Habits Can Cut Your Power Bill

February 26, 2015
Laundry Habits

Finding small ways to save energy is vital to conservation — in the process of changing a few habits, you will not only benefit the environment but also save money on your energy bills. Want proof? Consider the laundry room. For most homeowners, the laundry is a perfect place to start in terms of energy […]

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Keeping Your Wardrobe Up to Date

February 23, 2015
Wardrobe

For most people, changing seasons means spring cleaning, mowing the lawn, planting flowers or prepping for beach vacations. For others, however, it’s all about getting the most recent seasonal look. It’s an opportunity to make sure your style is up to date with new trends, inspired by the runway, street style, or what friends are […]

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3 Tips to Build Your Wealth While the Economy Is Good

February 20, 2015
Building Your Wealth While the Economy is Good

The U.S. unemployment rate for December 2014 was 5.6 percent, the lowest since June of 2008, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Hiring has also been strong for the past several months, and gas prices remain at their lowest levels since 2009. Current economic conditions are helping Americans recover from the damage suffered during […]

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5 Ways We Overspend Without Realizing It

February 13, 2015
5 Ways We Overspend Without Realizing It

As financially savvy adults, we generally are careful with our spending. By taking care to shop around to make sure we are getting the best deals, or negotiating our expenses so that we are getting the absolute lowest price available, we can ensure that we are not spending our money foolishly. But there are times […]

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Freelance Retirement: Keeping Goals Realistic

February 11, 2015
Freelance Retirement

Unlike a traditional job, many freelance professionals don’t have a solid plan for retirement. In many organizations, the company will automatically deposit funds for you. As a freelancer, this process is laid squarely upon your shoulders. If you are one of these individuals, it’s in your best interest to start thinking about a plan for […]

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Frugal Valentine’s Day: Mind Your Budget

February 9, 2015
Frugal Valentine

The National Retail Federation reports that, in 2014, the average American spent a whopping $133.91 on Valentine’s Day cards, dinners out, candy and flowers. While you might want to treat your sweetheart to a fancy meal or bouquet of long-stem roses, you’re not made of money. You have a significant other, but you also have […]

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