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How to Find a Good Financial Advisor

Money is a funny thing. We aren’t taught how to budget or invest in school yet these skill sets are required to live a financially successful adult life. If this money stuff doesn’t come naturally to you and you don’t know when to ask for help, it can spell disaster. But there is a lot…

Sneaky Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Holiday Budget

It’s SO easy to get carried away during the holiday season. You have a list a mile long. You want to be the person that gets the nice, thoughtful, gift. You want to have a holiday season to remember. But you also don’t want to be paying off your Christmas in February, because bringing holiday…

The Best Way To Save Money For Education

Ever since my son was born three years ago, I have been putting checks from Grandparents and other family members into a regular old savings account.   Each check was relatively small but they started adding up fast.   Each time I deposited a check I would think to myself, “You should be doing something…

The Critical Money Moves You Have Been Ignoring

Whether you have school-age kids or not, something happens at the end of August that makes you realize summer is coming to an end. All of a sudden the evening air has a chill, your calendar is filling up and it takes a just little longer in the morning for the sun to rise. I…

The Top Tools You Need To Start An Online Business

Do you have an idea for a business that you have been sitting on? When I was in my corporate job, I thought starting a business meant leasing a business space downtown, putting up a sign and going to networking events. It wasn’t until I started researching that I realized there was a whole other…

The Biggest Mistake New Budgeters Make

You’re all pumped; You are going to do this for REAL this time. You are going to conquer the budget game! So you diligently set up a monthly budget that you vow to stick to… but pretty soon you realize it isn’t working. You start busting through certain budget categories early in the month and…