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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? If you’ve ever wondered whether holding a garage sale is worth it or not, you must read this article. I wrote this article several years ago, and readers loved it! So, I’ve updated it for your money-making pleasure. 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...

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5 Biggest Retirement Mistakes to Avoid

5 Biggest Retirement Mistakes to Avoid

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5 Retirement Mistakes to Avoid for a Glorious Future By, Douglas Keller Often, people imagine their golden years to be among the most relaxing and enjoyable of their lives, with exciting getaways abroad and peaceful sunsets out on the porch. And while these are wonderful dreams to have, far too often people make retirement mistakes that cost them the freedom that they spent a lifetime working towards. One positive thing that comes from these blunders is that it gives those preparing for retirement the opportunity to learn from others. All too often, the same mistakes are made, but that...

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Investing for Women – The Best Personal Investment Strategy

Investing for Women – The Best Personal Investment Strategy

By in Investing, Mutual Funds, Retirement, Saving | 22 comments

Invest Like a Woman and Become a Millionaire by Investing With my experience as a multi-decade investor, former professional portfolio manager and university investments instructor, I will reveal easy to implement strategies to build wealth for women (and men too). Research by Prudential found that women worry more about risk than men. I get it, despite investing for decades, I’m scared of risk too. Women report that they lack confidence in finances too. Even though in multiple studies, women are more successful investors than men. Women, investing is so simple, once you learn the basics, you’ll wonder why you...

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Cheap 4th of July Fun-7 Great Ideas

Cheap 4th of July Fun-7 Great Ideas

By in Guest Post, Personal Finance, Saving, Tips | 0 comments

7 Ways to Enjoy the Fourth of July + Maybe Build Wealth By contributing columnist,  Alexandra Deluise The Fourth of July is one of the highlights of summer for me. The holiday almost always includes a cookout, fireworks, and time spent with family around a campfire with marshmallows. This year, July 4th is on a Wednesday. You might even take off Thursday and Friday for time to recharge, relax and have some fun. This means five full days of potential festivities and cheap 4th of July fun! However, getting crazy on this patriotic holiday can cost a lot if...

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6 Retirement Planning Tips for 50 Year Old’s

6 Retirement Planning Tips for 50 Year Old’s

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Retirement Planning Action Tips for Today You’ve hit the big 5-0 and the reality that you’re not going to work forever sinks in. If you’re like most Americans, your retirement account is on the lean side. A recent Economic Policy Institute article reports that for households between ages 50 and 55, the average savings balance is $124,831. Yet, all is not lost and at age 50, there’s still a solid 15+ years to go before retirement. With targeted planning, you’ve got time to craft a successful retirement. Read on for 6 important retirement planning tips for 50 year olds: Retirement...

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Your Savings Account Stinks. Here are 5 Places to Keep Your Money Instead

Your Savings Account Stinks. Here are 5 Places to Keep Your Money Instead

By in Guest Post, Real Estate, Retirement, Saving | 0 comments

Alternatives to Savings Accounts – Not Under Your Mattress By, Greg Johnson With many banks offering an APY rate of 0.03% or less, using a savings account as a long-term investment option is not your best money move. You won’t be growing rich by watching your account grow in pennies. Bonus; Should I Pay off My Mortgage or Invest in the Stock Market? Don’t fool yourself into thinking that you are keeping your money safe in these risk-free savings accounts either. Stashing your money in a low-interest savings account means you’re just robbing yourself of potential earnings as inflation...

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