Saving Money

Is It Better to Save or Pay Off Debt? (Part 2)

February 16, 2014

Continuing from Is It Better to Save or Pay Off Debt? (Part 1), the following discusses two final – yet essential – questions to ask yourself if you are trying to figure out whether it’s a better fiscal decision to use your tax refund, annual bonus or any extra chunk of cash towards paying down…
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Is It Better to Save or Pay Off Debt? (Part 1)

February 14, 2014

Whether you got your taxes done a little early and are expecting a refund to come your way – or you simply have a little extra cash on hand, one common conundrum that many Americans face (when it comes to trying to improve their own financial health) is whether to use that extra money towards…
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Six Financial Mistakes to Avoid in 2014 (Part 1)

December 19, 2013

With the New Year rapidly approaching, many people may be taking a critical look at their lives and thinking about some of the changes they may want to try to make in 2014. While some people will be focused on getting into better physical shape, others may want to get into better financial shape, particularly…
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Tips for Saving Money This Holiday Season (Part 1)

November 21, 2013

While the holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate and enjoy your family, all too often people will spend too much money on buying over-the-top gifts for their loved ones, which can pave the way for a difficult new year – particularly considering that tax season is just around the corner. With a little planning,…
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How to Protect Yourself against Investment Fraud Schemes (Part 2)

November 15, 2013

As a continuation of How to Protect Yourself against Investment Fraud Schemes (Part 1), the following provides some further information regarding what you can do to protect yourself and your hard-earned money from investment scams, like stock fraud and Ponzi schemes. While Part 1 of this blog discussed some of things that you should ask…
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How to Protect Yourself against Investment Fraud Schemes (Part 1)

November 14, 2013

Investment fraud, which may also be referred to as stock fraud or securities fraud, involves deceiving potential investors into investing their money in some stock or commodity that doesn’t exist or that is not worth as much as the perpetrators of fraud allege it to be. Investment fraud can be particularly insidious to unknowing investors…
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Tips on How to Budget for Back-to-School Shopping (Part 2)

September 4, 2013

As a continuation of Tips on How to Budget for Back-to-School Shopping (Part 1), the following are some additional helpful tips on how parents can save money when doing back-to-school shopping for their child or children this year. Scope out the best deals: Many retailers have back-to-school sales on various items you may need to…
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Tips on How to Budget for Back-to-School Shopping (Part 1)

September 1, 2013

With a new school year just around the corner, parents and students nationwide are preparing to go back to school by buying new school supplies, clothing, sporting goods, etc. While the back-to-school season can be an exciting time for many students, it can also be a stressful time, particularly for those who are worried about…
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