Go Cheap This Thanksgiving and Save Money

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Tweet My favorite day of the year is coming up: THANKSGIVING!  A day full of football, family, amazing food, and great memories. A day of thankfulness for what we have.  The all-American holiday. With such a big holiday comes big expenses.  Travel costs are the big expense for some families, but for others it’s the […]

Obama’s New Student Loan Relief Plan – How Much Will It Help?

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Tweet Will You See Any Relief? Today, the President reveals some changes to existing student loan provisions that were put forth in recent years. The aim is to ease the burden that many recent graduates face: substantial student loan debt, high monthly payments, and little income. Obviously, student loan debt is a major problem in […]

If You Have to Think About If You Can Afford It, You Can’t


Tweet Take a moment and think back to the last time you picked up a coffee on your way to work or stood in front of a vending machine deciding on a snack. Were you asking yourself if you could afford this purchase? Of course not. Sure, dropping a couple bucks on a fancy coffee […]

Avoid Financial Paralysis by Analysis

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Tweet Let me guess. You want to do something to better your financial situation, but you haven’t taken action yet because you’re still researching your options? You are not alone. When it comes to money, we are notoriously meticulous and want to make sure we’re making the right decision. It only makes sense because we’ve […]

Investing Made Easy With Betterment – Plus a $25 Bonus

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Tweet Do you know what prevents most people from getting started with investing? The fear of choosing the wrong investment. This fear delays the decision to get started for weeks, months, and often even years. After all, when it comes to your hard-earned money, the last thing you want to do is see it vanish […]

How to Make Money On the Side In Your Free Time

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Tweet You never can have too much cash and with today’s economic times zapping your bank account in increasingly subtle ways, so there is no better time to get out there and make some extra money. In fact, many people are changing banks thanks to all of the new fees, which just make it even […]

Generating Income When You Are Off the Grid

Tweet If you’re ready to trade in the fast paced life that you’re living for one that is quieter or self-sufficient, listen up. No matter how savvy you are, you’re going to need to generate some income in one way or another. In fact, even the most die-hard survivalists know that it’s near impossible to […]

How to Change Banks


Tweet Eliminate Banking Fees by Changing Banks If you haven’t heard by now, many big banks are sticking it to their customers with new, and higher fees. Especially debit card fees. They argue that due to new credit card regulations they are forced to institute these new fees to recoup that lost income. In fact, […]

Should You Invest in the Stock Market or Hold Cash?


Tweet Let me paint a picture for you really quick.  A man is sitting at his desk looking at his Scottrade account.  He’s been noticing the volatile market swings and doesn’t know what to do with his money.  He start sweating.  He starts to wonder if he should place his money under his mattress instead. […]