Personal Finance

How Refinancing and Consolidating Your Student Loans Can Make Your Repayment Easier and Cheaper

July 18, 2016
How Refinancing and Consolidating Your Student Loans Can Make Your Repayment Easier and Cheaper

If you were lucky enough to get into college and stayed on the straight and narrow and graduated with your chosen degree, then you probably only owe about $30,000 or $40,000 in debt. Now, if you chose to switch degree paths or you moved to a different school, then you likely have more like $50,000 […]

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7 Ways To Put a Few Extra $20’s in Your Wallet

July 7, 2016
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Wouldn’t it be great to open your wallet and find a few extra twenties in there? Turns out it’s surprisingly easy to manage, and you can do it by improving your life instead of making huge sacrifices. Here are eight things you can do today to ensure your greenery sticks around. Put a few extra […]

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Home Investments That Pay for Themselves

July 5, 2016
Home Investments That Pay for Themselves

It’s amazing what value you can add to your home with a little paint and a small landscaping project. These home projects and additions practically pay for themselves. Read on to learn how you can boost your curb appeal and keep money in your pocket. Outside Oasis With a high return on investment, a new […]

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How to Afford the City Lifestyle as a Millennial

June 22, 2016
How to Afford the City Lifestyle as a Millennial

Many young, working professionals are choosing to work and live downtown in cities, rather than the suburbs. But living in a city is expensive, and as rent prices and job competition continue to rise, sticking to a budget and frugal living are the key to thriving in this preferred lifestyle. Create a Budget Creating a […]

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What Do You Need to Build a Better Mousetrap

May 26, 2016
What Do You Need to Build a Better Mousetrap

“Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door…”  – a modern rephrasing of a quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson What does the phrase build a better mousetrap mean? It means you should build and innovate if you want to be successful. It means you should create something, but maybe […]

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Tips for Reducing the Costs of Raising Your Child

May 15, 2016
Tips for Reducing the Costs of Raising Your Child

There is likely no greater joy in the world than becoming a parent. Whether planned or unexpected, bringing a little person into the world comes with a lot of responsibility. While most of that responsibility falls under your ability to nurture, guide, and support your child, there is also an increased financial responsibility. From nursery […]

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5 Ways to Get out of a Car Lease Without Penalties

May 15, 2016
5 Ways to Get out of a Car Lease Without Penalties

After leasing what you thought was your dream car and driving it for a year or two, you may realize you have fallen out of love with the vehicle. Maybe you’re paying more than you really can afford, or perhaps the vehicle gets lousy gas mileage or is always in the shop getting repaired. No […]

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