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Investing is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Every January, we set goals for the New Year in hopes that achieving these goals will improve our lives. I’ve always taken more of a long term approach to my goals, but I use such times to track where I am on the path to reaching my goals. As a long time runner, tracking goals […]

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7 Tips for Smart Holiday Spending

Between gift giving and entertaining, the holiday season means massive spending for many. Even people who are typically frugal spenders can get caught up in a holiday spending frenzy.  But, … [Read More...]

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Financial Planning

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Things To Do With Your Tax Refund

April 15th.  To some people it means d-day. For others it means a big windfall. What exactly is so special about April 15th? It's the deadline for filing your taxes. It means d-day for some people … [Read More...]

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Staying Motivated is Key

As you go through life, you will face many ups and downs. How you handle each obstacle will become an event that defines you. The key to success lies in your ability to stay motivated in the good times … [Read More...]

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6 Ways to Cut Credit Card Debt

  Does your credit card debt seem overwhelming? Don’t panic. You can overcome your credit card debt with a little planning and action. Here are some tips to help you cut your credit card debt. Negotiate With … [Read More...]

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Are We Culturally Encouraged to Spend

These days, almost everyone has debt. Owing money seems like an inevitable part of adulthood. But most of our grandparents didn’t have debt like we do. In fact, some of them may have never owed on anything besides a … [Read More...]

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Are you a Spendster?

Do you have multiple Black Tops?  Wait that is me! Maybe it stuffed animals. I know my younger brother is a avid movie watcher.  I am so sure he has at least 500 movies or more.  Hmm, Do you ever wonder how much money … [Read More...]

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Side Hustle Success Story

Side Hustle Success: Jill Walser

Tell me a little bit about how you got started? I’ve always had side jobs, sometimes paid, sometimes volunteer. During the 13 years I worked as a mental health counselor, I did per diem work at the … [Read More...]

Give Yourself an Instant Pay Raise

Give Yourself an Instant Pay Raise

If you're like most people, you look at your paycheck with sadness when you see how much is taken away before you even get it. I will bet that you are frustrated that you have to wait until tax time to … [Read More...]

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The Minimum is Not Enough

It’s not a secret that the economy is bad right now and more and more people are living paycheck to paycheck. Unfortunately when living paycheck to paycheck most people are only paying the very minimum … [Read More...]

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Differences between a 401k and an IRA

Differences between a 401k and an IRA

Retirement is not something you want to leave to chance. You certainly don't want to depend on the government to keep Social Security afloat do you? You need to begin planning for your retirement now. … [Read More...]

investing is sprint

Investing is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Every January, we set goals for the New Year in hopes that achieving these goals will improve our lives. I’ve always taken more of a long term approach to my goals, but I use such times to track where … [Read More...]

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