Guest Post

Plan for the future and save for your vacations

Miscellaneous
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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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Top 5 Things You Shouldn’t Skimp On During Holidays

Miscellaneous

Today we’re featuring a guest post from Ally at HowtoSaveMoney.com.au If you read personal finance blogs around the holiday season, you’d think they are more concerned about saving money and to actually enjoy the holidays. “It’s commercialization”, they said. Or, “You don’t need gifts.” Well, those are technically true but there is a line between […]

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Three Money Moves To Make With A Pay Raise

Finance 101
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Pay raise? What pay raise? I know what you are thinking. But, believe it or not, many Americans received a pay raise this year. Many receive a pay raise as a cost of living adjustment every year from their pension or an annual increase in their salaries from their employer. The United States military, for example, received a 1.4% pay raise this past January, and they have received a raise every year since the end of World War II. Every American actually received a pay raise this year also, and many did not even realize it.

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5 Common Financial Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Business

Today we’re featuring a guest post from Trisha Wagner of DestroyDebt.com. The decision to start a new business is never easy; deciding to launch a new business in the current economy can be downright frightening.  Statistics show that you are just as likely to fail as you are to succeed, and one of the main […]

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What Everyone Who Has US Dollars Needs to Know About China

The Economy

Today we’ll be featuring a guest post from Simit Patel, a contributing analyst at InformedTrades.com As the recent economic turbulence has shown us, we live in a global economy. And thus, if you want to astutely manage your finances, you need to know about how global factors can affect your wealth. And if you hold […]

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An Easy Way To Save Money: Plan.

Frugality

Today we’ll be featuring a guest post from Michael Caldwell at UseTheDollar.com, a finance blog for college students. Stores Expect to Sell you more than you came for The majority of my unplanned spending is composed of impulse buying of items in stores. Your lack of planning and Store’s tricky methods cause you to spend […]

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Retirement Planning: What You Can Do To Retire In Good Financial Shape

Personal Finance

Today I’m featuring a guest post about retirement planning.  Stay tuned next week for some great updates including a new Friday Book Club and the continuation of my Investing for Beginners series. Where do you want to be when you retire? Will you be on an island in the Bahamas? Working in a different field? […]

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