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Big Tax Refunds Really Are Good

Big Tax Refunds Really Are Good

01.23.2014
For many taxpayers, the income tax return and corresponding income tax refund is the largest single financial transaction of the year --...
10 Out-Of-The-Box Ways To Pad Your Savings Account

10 Out-Of-The-Box Ways To Pad Your Savings Account

01.15.2014
Having a healthy savings account is a great way to start building your financial foundation. It's essential to have an "emergency fund"...
Ending Poverty Isn't Enough -- We Need to Expand the War for Economic Opportunity

Ending Poverty Isn't Enough -- We Need to Expand the War for Economic Opportunity

01. 8.2014
Take a single mother with an income of $15,500. When her income increases to $15,600, statisticians will celebrate that we've moved that...
The Best Gift to Yourself: Refinance a Student Loan and Save Thousands

The Best Gift to Yourself: Refinance a Student Loan and Save Thousands

01. 3.2014
Not to be confused with consolidating a loan, when you refinance a loan, new lender effectively pays back your old loan and you get issued...
5 Ways to Keep Your Financial Resolutions Beyond the New Year

5 Ways to Keep Your Financial Resolutions Beyond the New Year

01. 2.2014
Remember, money is a tool. It can be used to build or destroy your financial life. YOU determine how it's used. Budget in fun and enjoyment...

Being Rich Begins by Thinking Like the Rich

10.25.2013
Learn to let go of the middle-class thinking of the masses, while simultaneously learning to embrace how rich people think. In a matter...
How to Save More Money: It's a Matter of Time

How to Save More Money: It's a Matter of Time

10.16.2013
Americans are living precarious lives. Nearly half of all families -- many with homes and cars and jobs -- are one misfortune away from...

Why Own a Car?

10.15.2013
We depend on insurance companies to likely rip us off as insured members. We depend on foreign oil from far away lands (some unfriendly)...
5 Tips for Paying Off Your Own Student Loans While Saving for Your Kids' Education

5 Tips for Paying Off Your Own Student Loans While Saving for Your Kids' Education

10. 8.2013
How do you pay off student loans when you need to manage other debts, fund your retirement and save for the future cost of your children's...

Immigrant Savings and Charity: Are They Better Than We Are?

09.30.2013
Native-born Americans seldom save. Our savings rate (percent of income saved) is near an all-time low of 4.4 percent. In contrast, immigrants'...

5 Reasons to Care Who Leads the Fed

09.27.2013
Obviously, the stock market feels it has a strong stake in the selection, but do most Americans feel it matters to them who is chosen to...

Workin' 9 To 5: Two Ways to Protect Your Livin'

09.12.2013
Listen, I know, we all take making money for granted. We just assume that we can get up every day and go out and make money. This assumption...

Cruising Through Terrible Traffic Tuesday With Telework RoI

09.11.2013
As you avoid the fender bender to the left and the five-mile backup to the right, the results page reminds you of the many reasons to offer...