When you start adding up your assets, it’s common to include your retirement accounts. After all, the money that you have in these accounts contributes to your overall net worth. At the same time, though, when […]
One of the ways that you can save money is by doing your own taxes. You can do your own taxes by hand, or use tax prep software. No matter which method you choose, chances are […]
One of the things that used to trip me up about setting financial goals is that I would set so many of them. I was going to pay off my credit cards, max out my retirement […]
Not too long ago, someone I know was complaining about how he was running low on funds, and how he was concerned about money. I expressed my worry, and asked if he had any prospects. He […]
If you are looking for a credit card with better terms and conditions than the big banks, your local credit union may hold the perfect solution. Credit unions are smaller local financial institutions that have been […]
One of the best things you can do for your finances is to save up for the things you want. You can avoid many of the pitfalls of debt with the help of saving up, keeping […]
It would be nice to think that holding your stocks long-term would result in amazing gains over time. And, while a long-term investing strategy is one of the best ways to build wealth over time, it’s […]
Chances are that you are making your gift list and preparing to make purchases for your friends and family. Giving can help you feel good, no matter the circumstance. But there are some places you can […]
As a society, we tend to overlook a lot of things that are not right in front of our faces. The same is especially true when we go holiday shopping. All we want to know is […]
One of the ways that we try to keep ourselves from feeling guilty about spending money is to “save” when we go shopping. And when it comes to holiday shopping, that means it’s all about Black […]
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