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These 10 Money Statistics Will Make You Wet Your Pants

In the United States, we’ve never been accused of leading the world in money management. In fact, the cheap availability of credit, coupled with bad spending habits and a lackluster education system, has left personal finance and money management as a distant priority.  Typical money statistics help prove that – even in this wonderful economy, […]

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5 Ways To Easily Boost Your Gas Mileage Today

If you consider how much time we spend in our cars, it should be no wonder how impactful that time is on our pocketbooks.  In case you’re wondering, Americans spend 70 billion hours in a car each and every year. Umm, wow. That’s an incredible number. And, the more we can do to improve our […]

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Five No Effort Ways to Save Money

Are you looking for some quick cash? Who wouldn’t like a little more wiggle room in their budget? A lot has been written about subscription boxes, morning lattes, and ditching cable to save money. However, cable bills and coffee shops are not where most Americans waste the majority of their money. The biggest budget-busting bullies […]

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7 Ways to Save on Back to School Shopping in 2019

In 2019, Americans are expected to break records with Back to School spending – that is according to a study by the National Retail Foundation. “Families with children in elementary school through high school plan to spend an average of $696.70. That’s up from $684.79 last year,” the study found. Those families with college-aged kids […]

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Here Are 5 Things To Do Ahead the Next Recession

There’s no question that the last several years have ushered in amazing gains in real estate and the stock market. People are making money hand over fist. That part’s great. But, there’s also no question that it won’t last forever. Google S & P 500 graph and you’ll get a pretty picture (literally): Since 2016, […]

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Do You Manage Your Household Like a CEO?

Practically everyone is familiar with the role of a Chief Executive Officer (CEO).   Most companies will have someone in charge to help manage the organization, and that’s typically the CEO. A CEO is a generalist type of role.  This means they’re involved in all aspects of an organization but leave the expertise or detail […]

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5 clever ways to save cash with virtually no extra effort

Over the years of studying personal finance, I am more convinced than effort that saving money is an art as much as it is a science. But, I am consistently amazed at the ways people find to spend (aka: waste) their hard-earned dollars on a daily basis.  Whether it’s spending $1.50 on a 20 oz. […]

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To Build Wealth, Remember These Four Keys

Building wealth takes a lot of time. High incomes definitely help speed up the process, but believe it or not, we don’t all need to earn big money to build serious wealth. To build wealth, it takes discipline and determination. It’s more of a thought process – or mind game, than anything else. And, wealth […]

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Warning Signs: 7 Signs A Company’s Stock Is Set To Plummet

Are worried that your stocks may be doomed without your knowledge? Believe it or not, there might be warning signs that it’s about to happen. A lot of people think that the drop of a company’s stocks is always a random occurrence that can’t be detected early enough – but the truth is, that’s not […]

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How To Find, Pick and Rock The Best Index Fund

Choosing to invest in index funds is one of the easiest (and best) decisions you can make as an investor. Picking the best index fund is only slightly harder. There are a few things to look for when picking an index fund. Unfortunately, they are not all created equal, and some are better choices than others. In […]