10 Valuable Money Lessons From Netflix’s Squid Game

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  Have you seen Netflix’s number one miniseries, “Squid Game,” yet? This absorbing thriller is about 456 game show participants trying to survive dangerous contests to win the ultimate cash prize. I found valuable money lessons to share that can … Read More

Investing Rules For Success: It’s Not Rocket Science

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Investing is not rocket science! Anyone interested in learning fundamental rules and recommendations for making long-term investments can become a successful investor. Over time and with experience, you will develop your investment strategies based on your short-term and long-term goals.  … Read More

Scary Financial Statistics You Should Know (And Learn From)

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“Do not save what is left after spending; instead, spend what is left after saving.” Warren Buffett Financial literacy is the ability and knowledge to make informed and effective financial decisions.  It is a challenge for many people to manage … Read More

What Is The Average Stock Market Return?

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Glad you asked that question. Talking averages are always tricky when you are talking about lumpy numbers. The average stock market return is the percentage change in the stock market value for one year or a period of years. Historically, … Read More

Best 25 Halloween Decor Ideas That Are Wickedly Creative

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When you think of Halloween, what comes to mind? Costumes, candy, and even goblins are images we remember from our past. How about Halloween decor that is wickedly creative that feels like it came from the Addams Family set? Sorry, … Read More

Pros and Cons of Self-Employment

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Have You Considered Self-Employment? It is getting easier to start your own business given rapid technological advances, increased ability to buy your health insurance, ability to outsource your needs, growth in the sharing economy, and innovative financing choices.  There are … Read More

Beloved Desserts From 50 States

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America is often called a melting pot. You can see this mixing of backgrounds, cultures, and local ingredients in the pots and pans of our country’s bakers.  Born out of European influences, traveling immigrants, Great Depression ingenuity, and farm-fresh crops, … Read More

Dealing With The Awkwardness of Money

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Have you ever had difficulty talking about a money situation with your friends, family, colleagues, or significant other?  Sure, you have, and you are not alone. Money, along with politics and religion, can be taboo topics. The awkwardness of money … Read More

How To Build Generational Wealth

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When you envision generational wealth, do you see images of private jets, lavish parties, extra chilled martinis, and designer clothes for toddlers come into view? That may be, but this post is not about those already wealthy. It’s about people … Read More

10 Benefits of Going To Community College

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“I wanted to race cars. I didn’t like school, and all I wanted to do was to work on cars. But right before I graduated, I got into a really bad car accident, and I spent that summer in the … Read More

12 Ways To Save Money On A Tight Budget

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How to save money on a tight budget? It may seem impossible for the 54% of Americans who live paycheck-to-paycheck or the nearly 40% of people earning $100,000 per year who are also similarly strained. There is no shame in … Read More