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Top 10 Things to Consider When Buying a Used Car

Top 10 Things to Consider When Buying a Used Car

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10 Top Used Car Buying Tips Guest contributor, Matthew Young Buying a new or new to you car can be a nerve wracking and stressful undertaking. As much of a challenge as it may be, however, at least today you can find helpful car buying resources that were not available to car buyers in the past. Bonus read; How Trading In a Car Every Two Years Makes Good Financial Sense (Top 10 article) >>> By doing your research and making use of this information, you can simplify the process of buying a new car without having to rely on...

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Is Holding a Garage Sale Worth It?

Is Holding a Garage Sale Worth It?

By in Economics, Make Money, Saving | 38 comments

Is a Garage Sale a Good Way to Make Money? Initially, I  was afraid to hold a garage sale, as I worried it was too much work. Yet, before a move from Ohio to Pennsylvania I decided to find out for myself the answer to the question, “Is Holding a Garage Sale Worth It?” Have you ever participated in a garage sale? Are you thinking about holding a garage sale? You’ve collected a lot of stuff, your closets are bulging, and who doesn’t want extra cash? Although a garage sale appears to be the perfect way to get rid...

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5 Tips to Get Rich and Build Wealth

5 Tips to Get Rich and Build Wealth

By in Automatic Saving, Make Money, Saving, Tips, Wealth | 25 comments

Get Rich and Build Wealth One Step at a Time    I remember, decades ago, scrimping and saving for the future. Living well beneath our moderate salary and saving and investing for the future. Decades later, the results are astounding. During the life of our family, we made hard decisions. We focused on slashing the costs of the big ticket items, such as our home and cars, as well as the smaller ones: Moved to a lower cost of living area while raising our family Eating in, bringing our lunches instead of eating out Driving our cars for decades...

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Best Negotiating Story Ever – Leads to More Money

Best Negotiating Story Ever – Leads to More Money

By in Make Money, Saving, Tips, Wealth | 13 comments

Brian, the guy who cuts our grass began his conversation with me, “You look lovely today Ms. Friedberg.” 1. Great move to start with a compliment Upon inquiring about Brian’s well being, he mentioned that he’s not doing too well due to his case of poison ivy. 2. Garner sympathy He went on to comment about the two big brown patches in our yard where some trees were recently removed. Genially, he offered, “I have everything in my truck today to reseed the bare areas. I’m looking to offer you more services and help keep your lawn beautiful.” 3. Ask for what you want...

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Learn the Secret to Wealth With a Few Simple Mind Tweaks

Learn the Secret to Wealth With a Few Simple Mind Tweaks

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My Personal Turn-Around Story Which Ultimately Led to Wealth Growing up, I had a low self-esteem. Realistically, there was nothing wrong with me. I had two loving parents, a sister, a home, a dog and plenty of friends and relatives. I was intelligent enough and did well in school. But, most of the time, I didn’t think I measured up. I didn’t think I was pretty enough, smart enough — or rich enough. So, what do these insecurities have to do with saving money? Find out how your mind can trick you into thinking that having lots of things...

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8 Financial Moves College Graduates Should Make Now

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Guest Columnist, Andrea Woroch The number of Americans receiving associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees or master’s degrees in 2016 totals over 3.5 million, a collective achievement worth celebrating. However, the dark cloud of student debt looms above the festivities this year, with the average debt amounting to just over $37,000 — a record high — according to recent reports. While the standard payback period for bachelor degree student loans is 10 years, the average person spends about two decades paying off their college debts due to lifestyle changes including marriage, children, home-ownership and more. To avoid becoming part of this...

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