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Why an Early Financial Start Can Change Your Life

Pauline Paquin | Posted 02.08.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

Your most productive years are while you are young. Do you remember college, when you could sleep for two hours and be back in class in the morning? I did that too. Except I was a waitress until 2:00 a.m. and class started at 8:00 a.m.

Saving More Money: Every Little Counts

Pauline Paquin | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

Set a goal. A small, reasonable, achievable goal. You want to save a down-payment for a house, a car, start an emergency fund or set money aside for a holiday? Quantify your goal and set a reasonable time line.

Sharing Money Problems with Kids

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Kids are surprisingly resilient in the face of a crisis. But even so, serious family money troubles can potentially affect their home life, education and outlook on money management down the road.

11 Millionaires Reveal Their Success Secrets

Pauline Paquin | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

Read the full story on Reach Financial Independence   What does it take to become a millionaire? These personal finance bloggers worth over sev...

5 of the Simplest Reminders for Your Journey Towards Financial Freedom

Paul Scolardi | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Paul Scolardi

Making the journey towards financial freedom is never fast or easy. It is big undertaking and one that will be filled with challenges and setbacks.

Mondays With Marlo - Holiday Tips and Trimmings

Posted 12.08.2015 | Home

No matter how many times we enter the holiday season, the story remains the same - we're usually overwhelmed. From cooking to decorating to shopping f...

1/3 of High Earners Live Paycheck to Paycheck

MoneyTips | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
MoneyTips

The response to another question highlights the financial discipline aspect. Within the group that aren't saving as much as they want to save because of their lifestyle choices, 68% said that expenses from dining out was the main reason for their lack of saving.

5 Things You Only Think You Need

Scott Dannemiller | Posted 08.17.2015 | Parents
Scott Dannemiller

Not long ago, my wife and I felt like our family was on The Great Hamster Wheel to nowhere. So we decided to try a little experiment.

How One Family Saved $4,800 On Food In A Year

Credit.com | Posted 06.23.2015 | Money
Credit.com

What would you do with an extra $50 to $250 a month? Pay off credit card debt? Build an emergency savings fund? Take a much-needed vacation? There's a good chance you are throwing away that much money month after month, and if you stop, you'll be able to put it to better use.

Top 5 Money Moves To Make After Graduation

Brianna McGurran | Posted 06.16.2015 | Money
Brianna McGurran

As "Pomp and Circumstance" plays on graduation day, you'll probably reflect on how much you learned in the classroom and the successful career college has prepared you for. But chances are your school didn't include real-world financial tips for new grads as part of its curriculum.

Avoiding A Personal Retirement Crisis

Stuart Robertson | Posted 05.06.2015 | Money
Stuart Robertson

With the future of Social Security uncertain and an increasing number of workers approaching retirement, having access to intuitive, low-cost retirement plans along with a sound strategy to work toward retirement goals is more important than ever.

Resetting Your Retirement After Divorce

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.23.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

Starting a new life after divorce introduces many financial challenges. Retirement may seem far away, but it should stay at the top of the list.

Salvationists Are Asking the Wrong Quesitons

Tom Gerdy | Posted 06.21.2015 | Religion
Tom Gerdy

She grabbed me by the arm, almost ripping it from the socket, and pulled me into another room away from the front door as the doorbell rang. Her index finger was at her lips, and I understood that I was supposed to be silent.

7 Ways to Go Broke

Barry Choi | Posted 05.24.2015 | Money
Barry Choi

Finding tips to save money is easy, but what are the things that make us go broke? If you're doing any of the following you might already be on the path of financial destruction.

Saving

Stanley Ely | Posted 04.25.2015 | Money
Stanley Ely

Tell me, when you scrape through from one check to the next, how is a young guy to save anything? Look me up for other accomplishments.

9 Simple Money Moves You Can Make In 10 Minutes Or Less

LearnVest | Posted 04.21.2015 | Money
LearnVest

Minding your money doesn't have to be time-consuming. No, really! There are plenty of quick and simple steps you can take that can have a positive impact on your financial wellbeing.

Getting Serious? Five Important Money Questions to Ask

Jason Alderman | Posted 04.13.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

This Valentine's Day, consider thinking beyond the roses and candlelit dinners to a potential future of merged finances. If your relationship is heading that way, a discussion is essential before making the move.

Tools For Starting The New Year Right: 5 Financial Hacks For Millennials

Credit.com | Posted 03.22.2015 | Money
Credit.com

No matter what went wrong for you financially last year, the new year is an opportunity to turn everything around and start fresh -- 2015 just might be the year you finally get your financial house in order.

8 Steps To Building Better Financial Habits

LearnVest | Posted 03.10.2015 | Money
LearnVest

Whether you're looking to pad your emergency fund, contribute more to retirement or save up enough to buy a new home, good habits may eventually help you make even the biggest financial goals a reality.

Buckle Down Or Mess Around? You Decide

Jonathan K. DeYoe | Posted 02.21.2015 | Money
Jonathan K. DeYoe

There are goods and services many of us decide to pay for, because we value the help of someone who knows what they're doing -- especially when we don't. Financial services are no different.

5 Millennial Power Saving Tips -– Ways to Live Frugal Part 2

Leeanne Brennan | Posted 02.01.2015 | Money
Leeanne Brennan

Sticking to a budget is as much of a sick mental game as it is a practical life strategy. For Millennials like me who are desperately struggling to climb our way out of debt, we're willing to go the road less traveled.

You Can Train Your Brain To Make Smarter Money Decisions. Here's How

LearnVest | Posted 01.20.2015 | Money
LearnVest

The human mind doesn't always work in our best interests when it comes to spending decisions. But the good news is that scientists are trying to tackle the problem -- and uncover how we can retrain our brains to make better choices.

8 Best Apps For Saving Big This Holiday Season

LearnVest | Posted 01.18.2015 | Money
LearnVest

The to-do lists you're already scribbling for the upcoming holiday season likely feel endless -- not to mention packed with pricey items to purchase. Fortunately, you don't have to pay an arm and a leg -- or even full price -- to ensure your holidays are merry and bright this year.

You're Finally Debt-Free. Now What?

LearnVest | Posted 01.13.2015 | Money
LearnVest

It's a surprisingly common position to be in: You finally achieve the impossible (or at least what seemed impossible for a long time) and become debt-free, but instead of feeling financially empowered, you have a deer-in-the-headlights episode. You're so accustomed to being in debt that you don't quite know what to do without it.

Why Millennials Need to Start Investing and Why They Haven't Yet

Robert Farrington | Posted 01.13.2015 | Money
Robert Farrington

Investing paired with smart personal finance skills, like budgeting and tracking expenses, is the fastest way to wealth. The earlier you get started investing the better.