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15 Ways to Make Some Holiday Cash

The holiday season is upon us! Like many people you might be wondering where you’re going to find the extra cash to purchase gifts for your friends and family members. Here are nine ways you can make some extra money to pay for those holiday presents. Work retail Most retail stores hire extra workers for […]

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Do You Want to Save More Money Each Month?

It’s probably safe to say we all would like to have more money. But how do we do that without increasing our income or drastically changing our spending habits? Is it even possible? Yes, it is if you follow some of these savvy tips. Review your bank statements If you’re like most people, you don’t […]

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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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Weekly Cartoon: Exploding Money?!

Hope everyone enjoys a long and safe holiday weekend!

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Preparing Your Child to be a Financially Responsible Adult

A kiss on the cheek, a pat on the head, a car packed to the brim and your precious baby is off to begin the first steps of his or her adult life. You’ve fed her, raised her and kept her out of trouble (as much as possible, that is) and you’ve taught her how […]

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Spending Less vs. Earning More

If you made 10 or 20 percent more each year, how much better would your life be? Would you find it interesting to know that no matter how much people make, virtually everyone believes that just a little bit more is all that’s needed? Earning More Let’s start by accepting the fact that to earn […]

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How Are You Spending Your Tax Refund?

[republished from last month for Tax Day] Have you received your refund yet? What are you planning to do with it?  Are you going to pay bills?  Take a vacation?  Save it?  If you’re not sure what to do with it, here are some smart ideas for what to do with your tax refund. Create […]

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Tips for Saving Money Around the House During Winter

As the temperature continues to drop, here are some great tips on things you can do around your house to save money this season. Turn your thermostat back Turning your thermostat back 2 to 3 degrees for about 8 hours a day will help slash your annual heating bill. Some digital systems let you program […]

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Preparing yourself for financial freedom

Creating the financial future you’ve always dreamed of is not as difficult as you’ve been led to believe. It will require some discipline and lifestyle adjustments, but it can be accomplished by those who are committed and willing to make changes. This is where the average U.S. consumer needs to begin getting your financial big […]

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Get Organized and Streamline Your Bill Paying Sessions

The fact that paying bills is not one of your favorite activities is actually an excellent reason to get organized and streamline your bill paying sessions. If you haven’t taken advantage of paying your bills online, you need to. By creating a routine and maintaining a location to take care of all bill related activities, […]

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