How To Cope With the Financial Challenges Of Having A New Baby

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Tweet A new baby turns a family’s world upside. But in a good way. There is so much joy in a new life but if you’ve ever had a baby before, there is just no way to fully grasp the enormity of the life changes that accompany the event. Outside of the emotional, physical, and […]

Five Sources of Easy Money That Can Be Found In Your Home

Tweet Are you short on cash and need a quick solution that doesn’t involve taking on a second job?  Have you had a chance to inventory the stuff you have lying around your home?  If you are anything like me, you are probably sitting on a potential goldmine of valuable products like unwanted books, DVDs, […]

3 Keys to Choosing the Right Contractor

Tweet If you’re hiring a contractor for a big home improvement project, chances are you’re going to be disappointed.  What you really need is someone who does quality work in a reasonable amount of time, understands exactly what it is you’re looking for, and that you can trust. You’re paying good money for the work […]

Making Homemade Applesauce is Cheap and Easy

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Tweet An Amazing Homemade Applesauce Recipe Do you love apples? Aside from apple pie there’s probably nothing better than a bowl of fresh homemade applesauce. If you’ve never tried making your own applesauce you might be surprised to find out just how simple and inexpensive it is. Especially in the fall when you can get […]

Health Care Reform Changes That Take Effect September 23

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Tweet Health Care Reform is Here and So Are Changes to Your Health Insurance It seems like it was just yesterday that we were debating health care reform, but on September 23 we hit the six-month anniversary of this reform and it also signals milestone where some changes begin to take effect. The changes you’ll […]

The Educated Indentured Servant

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Tweet Student Loan Debt is a Looming Crisis We often teach our kids that going to school is their ticket to becoming successful. In order to send them to school, we willingly make big financial sacrifices. The debt accrued during the process is typically discounted as a necessary evil because their education represents an investment […]

Review of The Instant Millionaire by Mark Fisher

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Tweet The law of attraction is in full effect within the pages of Mark Fisher’s The Instant Millionaire: A Tale of Wisdom and Wealth. The beloved financial fable has seen its fair share of success.  Not only has it been translated and published in over thirty-seven editions worldwide, it also has sold over two million […]

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Investing in Gold

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Tweet Shaun Connell Provides a Primer on Ways to Invest in Gold During challenging economic times, investors seek safe investments to protect their assets. Gold investments are a means of portfolio diversification. Experts recommend gold during an economic downturn, because the price of gold increases as the economy declines. An investment in gold is relatively […]

The Lost Decade of Investing: Was All Really Lost?

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Tweet Stocks May Have Had a Rough Decade, But Prudent Investors Still Made Money The 2000s are going into the history books as the lost decade of investing. Why? The simple reason is because if you were to invest one dollar into the S&P 500 on January 1, 2000 you’d only have roughly 90 cents […]

Poll: How Do You Prioritize Paying Off Debt and Saving Money?

Tweet It’s an epic struggle of competing financial goals. In one corner you have the burden of debt. Whether it’s credit cards, auto loans, student loans, or even a mortgage, it’s money that eventually has to be repaid. Unless you’re fortunate enough to have no debt or only a mortgage, debt weighs on you and […]