Why Women Need Their Own Financial Accounts

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Financial independence is essential for everyone. Women have lagged in gaining autonomy, being more reliant on their spouses for money than is healthy. They have made significant progress in the workplace, and their financial clout is rising. Yet, to fully … Read More

Our Guide To Employee Equity Compensation Plans

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Your equity compensation plan may be the best part of your benefits package. Getting a competitive salary is important, but prospective employees should look at their employer’s benefits package as part of their compensation. Equity compensation plans, if provided, are … Read More

Ten Commandments of Saving Money

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“Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.” Warren Buffett Warren Buffett’s quotes are timeless, reflecting his wisdom. His words on saving and investments are inspiring. Saving money is the cornerstone of a … Read More

Best 43 Quotes On This Independence Day

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Originally published on July 2, 2019, updated on June 30, 2021. The Fourth of July is approaching, with images of fireworks, hot dogs, hamburgers, and apple pie. It is a favorite time in our household, sans the apple pie as … Read More

Your Guide To Basic Estate Planning In 6 Steps

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“Death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate.” Ambrose Bierce Have You Created An Estate Plan? Most of us want to avoid litigation, especially over an estate. Having a plan helps you do that. The best … Read More

Dividend Aristocrats For Reliable Income And Growth

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In a market environment with low yields,  investors may be better off with dividend-paying strategies as an excellent way to build wealth. Total return benefits from dividend income, potential dividend growth, and capital appreciation. Every well-balanced portfolio should contain high-quality … Read More

9 Ways To Avoid Lifestyle Inflation With A Savings Plan

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Lifestyle inflation happens when our income rises, we increase our spending. Like a balloon that gets larger, we tend to spend our expanding pocketful of extra dollars. When we get our first job after college, we begin to earn money, … Read More

Personal Finance Lessons From The Richest Man In Babylon

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A Timeless Classic On The Basics of Money Personal finance lessons are all around us in our everyday lives. Every day we handle money without thinking about the consequences of making poor decisions. However, we may not grasp our own … Read More

Yes, Money Can Buy Happiness

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“Money is of no value; it cannot spend itself. All depends on the skill of the spender.” Ralph Waldo Emerson   “Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply  didn’t know where to go shopping.” Gertrude Stein   Money Can Buy … Read More

A Guide To Owning or Renting Your Home

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Owning versus renting your home is a longstanding and often passionate debate. The reasons for owning or renting differ according to financial calculations and your personal preferences. Factors To Consider If you seek to own a home, do you prefer … Read More