Monthly Archives: August 2017

The Best Time of Year to Buy Things

Did you know that you can save money on just about anything if you buy it at the right time of the year? That’s right. From new cars to computers to furniture to clothes, there’s a best time of the year to buy stuff. Check out our guide for when you can get the steepest […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Invest in Your Employer’s 401(k) Plan

Investing in a 401(k) plan is one of the most popular ways to save for retirement. If you aren’t already contributing to the plan offered by your company, here are the top 10 reasons why you should. It’s easy. Every time you get paid, your employer automatically deducts a contribution. Worried you’ll miss the money? […]

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Top 10 Tenants for Creating a Culture of Smart Saving and Investing

Whether from a family-centric view or the entire society, smart savings and investing isn’t just a process. According to reports, the average American household has about $15,355 in credit card debt, much more if you factor in mortgages, personal loans, student loan debts, and vehicle loans. This is an expensive fact of American life. How […]

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10 Tips for Increasing Your Salary

Most everyone wants to make more money, but not many people have a strategy for making that happen. Here are 10 tried-and-true tips for increasing your salary. Be aggressive when negotiating salary raises Don’t be shy about asking for what you expect to be paid. Document your achievements, and use your documentation to support your […]

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