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Savings: Easy As Pie! Basic Savings Strategy

Savings: Easy As Pie! Basic Savings Strategy

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Basic Savings Strategy-Perfect Approach to Build Long-Term Wealth By staff columnist,  Alexandra Deluise 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 might your financial pie differ from the examples I have shown here. These pie charts are meant to be guidelines and hints, but are no substitute for professional financial advice. By...

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Quicken vs. Personal Capital Review: Which One Is the Best Money Management Tool?

Quicken vs. Personal Capital Review: Which One Is the Best Money Management Tool?

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Quicken vs. Personal Capital: Which One Will Handle Your Money Better? The one thing that every successful person does is properly manage their finances. To help you make the best financial management software choice, read this Quicken vs. Personal Capital review. You’ll get an in depth look at the features of the free Personal Capital Dashboard and the paid Quicken program, along with pros and cons of both. I’ve used Quicken for decades and Personal Capital for less than three. Yet, when I was introduced to Personal Capital, I linked up my accounts (very quickly) and was blown away...

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5 Money Saving Tips for New College Grads

5 Money Saving Tips for New College Grads

By in Automatic Saving, Budget, Debt, Guest Post, Saving, Sponsored | 13 comments

Start Wealth Building Habits Now Guest contributor; Anton Ivanov  College graduation is fun and exciting. New grads are finally done with their education and are eager to embrace new opportunities. But graduation can be a very stressful time as well. Along with finding a new job, moving and adjusting to post-college life, new grads often face financial problems. With all the stressors of entering adulthood, these money saving tips for new college grads will ease the transition. Many young people graduate with tens (or even hundreds) of thousands of student loan debt, have little or no savings and poor financial...

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Financial Spring Cleaning: 5 Tips to Stay on Track

Financial Spring Cleaning: 5 Tips to Stay on Track

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Financial Spring Cleaning How to with Gloria Martinez, founder, WomenLed.org Winter’s giving way to spring and warmer weather, which means the holidays and tax season are in the rear view mirror. It’s time to look ahead to vacation and all the activities that make summer so much fun. You’ll want to be ready for it all, so take time now to do a little financial spring cleaning. Make sure your records and resources are in good order and ready for whatever comes along. Spring is a time of renewal, when you clear out the excess and determine what you...

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How to Get Rich Without Winning the Lottery

How to Get Rich Without Winning the Lottery

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Wealth Building Road Map; How to Get Rich-Without Winning the Lottery I’m pained every time I stop by the neighborhood drug store and see the folks scratching off the lottery tickets. You’re as likely to get rich “investing” in lottery tickets as you are to get killed by lightning. How to Get Rich Without Winning the Lottery will lead you on a step by step path to become a millionaire. The book is filled with actionable tips to slash costs and ways to build wealth automatically.  Would you like a “get rich” approach without hyperbole? This is not a get rich...

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The 15 Best Father’s Day Ideas That Rock!

The 15 Best Father’s Day Ideas That Rock!

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The 15 Best Father’s Day Ideas, Gifts and Activities So much is made of Mom and Mother’s Day, and it seems like Dads get the short shrift. But, don’t forget about Dad, and make his day super with these best Father’s Day ideas, gifts and activities. Dad deserves the Best Father’s Day!  We have our family roles clearly honed after decades of marriage and our daughter benefits from the uniqueness of Dad’s contribution to the family as much as she does mine. As Dad is in the “helping field”, contrary to convention, he’s the emotional compass of the family,...

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