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Savings: Easy As Pie!

By 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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Choosing a Financial Advisor? Don’t Overlook these Factors

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Advice from a Newbie on Choosing a Financial Advisor Guest contributor, Alexandra from Real Simple Finances When it comes to investing, I feel pretty clueless. With all the options – even within a single category like mutual funds – out there, I’m completely lost! Barbara has some excellent advice for those of you looking to invest on your own – and I would...

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Term Insurance: Not Always the Right Answer

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Your Investing Questions Answered #5 Jeff from Good Financial Cents asks, “When is whole life insurance a good investment for someone?” Response by Guest Contributor, Ben Luthi of The Wealth Gospel In the personal finance world, it is hard to find neutral ground when it comes to life insurance. On one hand, there are some heavyweights who are violently...

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Roadblocks to Saving: Not Planning Ahead

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 How to Save for a House, Car, Retirement, or Wedding Welcome to our new guest contributor, Alexandra from Real Simple Finances. Enjoy Part 2 of the Roadblocks to Saving Series Part 1 – Roadblocks to Saving: Not Treating Yourself (Sometimes) Part 2 – Roadblocks to Saving Series; Not Planning Ahead If you’re reading this blog, you probably already have a...

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