Cutting the Cord: How and Why You Should Eliminate Cable TV

Nearly everyone has seen a sci-fi or futuristic movie that shows a dystopian future where television has gone out of control, featuring thousands of channels with nothing worth watching. Unfortunately, that future seems more realistic every day, and with the continuously rising prices of cable and satellite television, many people are choosing to cut the cord and switch to other alternatives. The FCC recently completed a study showing...

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Online Businesses: Lots and Lots of Benefits
Oct18

Online Businesses: Lots and Lots of Benefits

Today we’re pretty excited about owning online properties. I thought it’d be worthwhile to explore all of the benefits, especially for people reading this blog considering jumping into the fun! Instead of hoping for a dream job and a big salary, owning your own online business can open many doors for you and buy you more benefits. On top of the perks many people talk about, like working from home and flexible hours, it...

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5 Apps To Simplify Your Finances
Oct02

5 Apps To Simplify Your Finances

Only 30 percent of Americans prepare a long-term financial plan including investment goals, states a poll by Gallup. That means 70 percent of people are figuring out their financial plans as they go and hoping the numbers add up somewhere along the way. If you want to be part of the 30 percent, there are ways to simplify the financial planning process from paying bills to knowing where to invest. Take the tedium out of creating a...

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6 Tips for Paying off Your Mortgage Quickly (Without Going Broke)
Sep29

6 Tips for Paying off Your Mortgage Quickly (Without Going Broke)

Wouldn’t it be nice to stroll around your living room before work with a donut in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other feeling like the king (or queen) of your castle? The house is yours. Hooray! After years of apartment serfdom, you finally own the place. Well…sort of. There’s that mortgage again, nagging at you. Of course, you should never rush into a big financial decision, and having a mortgage can be a really sensible way of...

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Get Your Family Out of Debt & Onto a Happier Financial Path
Sep19

Get Your Family Out of Debt & Onto a Happier Financial Path

With car payments, home loans, student loans and household expenses, it’s easy to snowball into debt. You may be overwhelmed by the amount of debt that has accumulated, but the debt snowball method may be a great first step toward financial freedom. Snowballing 101 The debt snowball method pays off your smallest debts first and, once those are paid off, you move on to the larger debts. Start off by listing your debts in order...

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