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Cash Flow Issues? Fix It Now and Forever

Here’s a problem: you’re at the end of your money and there’s three...

Start Saving for Retirement Now (Yes, You) With These 5 Simple Tips

Six out of 10 Americans don’t use a budget or track their spending,...

How I Learned To Love Pie Without The Charts

You attend your first ever 401k meeting….and they hand you some pie...

The Market’s Coming Back! I’m Panicking Again!

Here’s a quick lesson in human behavior: Fed quantitative easing,...

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5 Reasons Your Cash Reserve Isn’t Working

All of us know that we’re supposed to have a cash reserve right? There are...

5 Simple Steps to Kick 2013 Into High Gear

Happy 2013, everyone! It’s time to take yourself a little more seriously...

Budget Nightmares: What Are You Doing At 2 A.M.?

When I left The Citadel (go Bulldogs!) to attend Michigan State (go...

Why are students using payday loans?

  Istockphoto There appears to be a rising trend that shows that more and...

5 Reasons You Need to Solve Your Credit Issues NOW

I know it isn’t easy. Climbing out of debt was one of the biggest...

5 Questions to Ask your Mortgage Broker Before Signing Anything

Taking on a home loan can be a daunting experience, and one of the biggest...

Having “The Talk”: Another Awkward Holiday Dinner Conversation

Have you had “the talk” yet?  Ya’ know, the really...

Estate Planning for Really Smart People

I’m not a dummy, so I avoid that aisle of the bookstore. You should, too....

Unplug Grandma’s Life Support…Quick! Inherited IRA rules changing?

Why You Might Have the Awful Hope That Grandma Dies This Year. According...

Answers to the Most Common Questions About Structured Settlements

Why so much confusion about structured settlement? Structured settlements...

Starting a Business? Beware These 5 Company-Killing Pitfalls

‘Tis the season. You’re sick of your job and the boss gives you a few...

Forgetting to Rebalance Makes You Wobbly

Quick question: What does a good investor have in common with a good...

Resisting Temptation: 5 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

By trusting instinct and intuition, the right decision can become obvious...

Use Tax Write-Offs to Start Your Business Off Right

Small businesses provide 55 percent of all jobs in the United States, notes...

Taxes Suck! 7 Ways to Stick It To Uncle Sam

Let’s admit it: everyone wants a lower tax bill. Well, everyone wants the...