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

10 Ways For Women To Achieve Financial Independence

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“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.”  Ayn Rand   “Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be!”  … 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

10 Tips To Diversify Your Investment Portfolio

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“How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.”  Robert G. Allen When you have some savings, it is good to invest and allocate your money to work. Most importantly, … Read More

Understanding Growth And Value Investing

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  Knowing how to invest is the best way to build wealth. There are many ways to make or lose money in the stock market. Here, we will focus on growth and value investing. They differ in their fundamental investment … Read More

Why Unemployment Matters

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This virus health pandemic now weighs heavily on our economy. Financial markets have been volatile. Leading economic indicators often signal that a downturn is approaching ahead of other cyclical changes. February monthly unemployment figures stood at a low 3.5% but … Read More

A Letter To My Son During The Coronavirus Pandemic

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Dearest Tyler, I am writing this letter as you have been hard to reach. Being forced to stay at home is not what you or anyone wants to do.  As the coronavirus has spread, we as a family have essentially … Read More

10 Tips To Handle Stock Market Volatility

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“The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists.”  Benjamin Graham   “The stock market is a device to transfer money from the impatient to the patient.” Warren Buffett   The financial markets are always … Read More

15 Tips Every College Grad Should Know

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Originally published on May 23, 2019, and updated on June 11, 2020. “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”  Albert Einstein Congratulations on making it to your special day, Graduates! As a parent, I … Read More