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

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

Here Are 8 Key Questions to Ask When Buying a House

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My college professor once said you know when you’re an adult when you have a mortgage. His comment couldn’t be farther from the truth. Although, for many people, homeownership is a significant milestone in their life. Not knowing the right … Read More

10 Steps To Creating A Sound Financial Plan

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Everything goes better when there is a thoughtful plan in place. Whether single, married, and with children, you should build a financial plan that best fits your lifestyle now and in the future. Everyone needs a financial plan to help … Read More

Money Lessons From 5 Favorite Classic Novels

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We often can’t see our own mistakes through our rose-colored lenses. Instead, we can see errors more easily made by others when we are less emotional. The same happens when we find colorful characters in fiction who make blunders we … Read More

53 Ways You Can Embrace Frugal Living Today

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For some of us, frugality comes naturally. But for others, frugal living conjures up images of a miserly, meager existence. No wonder so many tune out when the topic of frugality comes up! But what if I told you living … Read More

How To Pay Down Your Debt For Better Financial Health

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You can reach financial success but you need to manage your debt wisely. Be ready to tackle some tough choices and trade-offs if you are aiming to grow and accumulate wealth. Your planning should start as early as possible so … Read More