4 Lessons I’ve Learned on My Quest for Financial Freedom

Personal Finance
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Most things that are worth doing aren’t easy. That said, getting to financial freedom doesn’t have to be entirely difficult. In my quest for financial freedom I’ve struggled and I’ve also had some success.  I’ve learned a few things that have been important in both my personal growth and that of my estate. I’d like […]

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Three Practical Strategies that Save Our Family Money

Frugality

There’s no way to even begin to estimate the number of changes that can be made that would save money. Just check out the advice of an untold number of ‘experts’ – online and off – who have compiled long, detailed lists of money saving tips to see what I mean. But no matter whose […]

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Smartphone apps that redefine financial management

Personal Finance

This is a guest post by Eliza Morgan who is a full time blogger.  She specializes in writing about business credit cards. You can reach her at: elizamorgan856 at gmail dot com. The versatility of smartphones has made them the most important tech item. Sure, we might use laptops or desktops to use word processing software or view […]

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Make it Automatic

Building Wealth
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How much is your time worth? What are you paying yourself for every hour you work?  Today over 75% of those retiring have only social security to depend on.  The retirement lifestyle this creates is not one filled with the dreams from your youth.  It is one that lacks the funds for travels you thought […]

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Plan for the future and save for your vacations

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On a recent trip to South America many things stood out, but the thing that was most staggering was not the adventure itself, but rather meeting people who had cashed in their 401K’s and those who were traveling across the country on credit. I also met those who were traveling across the country with the […]

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Avoid Debt This Christmas With These 7 Tips

Debt

Christmas is a time for generosity and joy. But too often generosity turns into the desire to please those around us with gifts. Our children demand the latest toys and technological wonders or you simply want to give them what they want. Gift exchange means finding gifts for a host of family, friends and even […]

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Credit Karma: A Review

Loans and Credit

I recently discovered a service that gives you free access (no strings attached) to your credit score: Credit Karma. I first heard of Credit Karma at the Financial Blogger Conference this year. To be honest I’m not sure what took me so long. Unlike other ‘free credit report’ services out there Credit Karma does not sell […]

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