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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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Fidelity’s Retirement Saving Guidelines

Fidelity’s Retirement Saving Guidelines

By on Jun 26, 2014 in Retirement, Saving | 25 comments

Are You on Track with your Retirement Savings? Several years ago, Fidelity made a splash with cold hard retirement numbers. The discount brokerage powerhouse told savers and investors exactly how much they needed to save for retirement at each age milestone. For example: By age 35, you need the the equivalent of one year’s salary saved. So if you make $55,000...

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Is Holding a Garage Sale Worth It?

Is Holding a Garage Sale Worth It?

By on Jun 19, 2014 in Economics, Make Money, Saving | 36 comments

Is a Garage Sale a Good Way to Make Money? Have you ever participated in a garage sale? Are you considering holding a garage sale? Summer is here, your closets are bulging, and who doesn’t want extra cash? Although a garage sale appears to be the perfect way to get rid of old stuff and make some money, find out if it’s the right way for you to make...

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The 14 Best Father’s Day Ideas That Rock!

The 14 Best Father’s Day Ideas That Rock!

By on Jun 5, 2014 in Saving, Tips | 6 comments

The 14 Best Father’s Day Gifts and Activities So much is made of Mom and Mother’s Day, and it seems like Dads get the short shrift. My husband, and our daughter’s dad, is easily as important to the family as I am. And Dad deserves the Best Father’s Day! We have our family roles clearly honed after decades of marriage and our daughter benefits...

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Cheap Mother’s Day Gifts

Cheap Mother’s Day Gifts

By on May 11, 2014 in Saving, Tips | 7 comments

I’ve been a mom for 2 decades and a daughter for quite a bit longer. I’m also a bit of a control freak when it comes to consumption. I don’t want anyone telling me what to buy and when. That said, I’m not a total malcontent. I’m lucky to have a wonderful spouse. El Carino doesn’t share my viewpoint and insists on taking me...

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