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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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Best Way to Play the Lottery (You’re Not Going to Like it)

Best Way to Play the Lottery (You’re Not Going to Like it)

By in Automatic Saving, Personal Finance, Saving, Tips | 48 comments

Playing the Lottery and Investing The lottery pot is the biggest it’s ever been. And lines are forming to buy a ticket. Yet, the best way to play the lottery is using another approach. After all, aren’t you playing the lottery to get rich? Here’s a way to get rich with a greater probability of success than playing the lottery. If you are a lottery player, I want to help you. If you put $50 per month in the lottery over 10 years, you will have spent $6,000. The odds of winning the powerball or mega millions is roughly...

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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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Is Holding a Garage Sale Worth It?

Is Holding a Garage Sale Worth It?

By in Economics, Make Money, Saving | 39 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

By in Guest Post, Retirement, Saving | 0 comments

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 | 31 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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