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10 Steps to Take Before Investing

10 Steps to Take Before Investing

By on Aug 2, 2014 in Automatic Saving, Budget, Debt, Investing | 22 comments

“What is important for kids to learn is that no matter how much money they have, earn, win, or inherit, they need to know how to spend it, how to save it, and how to give it to others in need. This is what handling money is about, and this is why we give kids an allowance.” Barbara Coloroso Investing sounds exciting and glamorous. At the start of my investing...

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Help, I Have No Money; Cash Management for New College Grads

Help, I Have No Money; Cash Management for New College Grads

By on Jul 23, 2014 in Debt, Money Management, Personal Finance, Saving | 21 comments

“Aura would like you to know she is having a very hard time.” Tiny Furniture the movie.  Life is particularly challenging for new college graduates. Take a few positive steps and you can make it better. By practicing how to live within your income from the beginning of your working life, you increase your chances for financial success and wealth. The...

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How Trading In a Car Every Two Years Makes Good Financial Sense

How Trading In a Car Every Two Years Makes Good Financial Sense

By on Mar 19, 2014 in Budget, Debt, Mind and Money, Money Management | 36 comments

Should I Trade In My Car After 2 Years? Do you have a newer car that you don’t want any more? You don’t need an excuse to trade in a car after 2 years. Maybe you want to buy newer model, or perhaps you want to save money and downsize to a more affordable model. Don’t let anyone tell you that you shouldn’t do it. Learn how to trade in a newer car the right way. Matt...

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Savings: Easy As Pie!

By on Feb 3, 2014 in Budget, Debt, Guest Post, Saving, Tips | 9 comments

Guest contributor, Alexandra from Real Simple Finances. There are few things I enjoy in this world more than pie. Aside from being really delicious, pie also serves as a great guideline when designing savings plans. After all, who doesn’t want a big piece of financial pie? My favorite pie is apple, whereas my husband prefers pumpkin. Just as our tastes differ, so...

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Should I Pay Off My Mortgage or Invest in the Stock Market?

By on Jan 2, 2014 in Debt, Investing, Reader Question, Real Estate | 20 comments

Your Investing Questions Answered Welcome to the 2nd “Your Investing Questions Answered” Thursday. Mike from Get Rich with Me asks; “Am I better of making over payments on my mortgage at 2.9% or investing the money in the stock market?”  Should I Pay Down My Mortgage or Invest in the Markets? This is a personal favorite of mine and a question...

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Where to Get a High Return On My Cash; Prosper Review

By on Dec 25, 2013 in Advanced Investing, Debt, Investing, Make Money | 32 comments

Prosper Loan Investment Returns Since October 2011, I’ve invested in Prosper Loans. This is the third update of my experience investing in Prosper loans. I really earn at least 9.03% Returns With Prosper Marketplace loans. In October, 2011, I decided to take a small percent of my investment money and lend it to Prosper borrowers through the Prosper...

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