Tagged: money

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Make the Most of Your 401k With Free Money.

Are You Leaving Free Money on the Table? When I started my first real job out of college, some of the best advice I received about money was simple. A colleague advised, “Contribute to your retirement 401k plan enough to get the company match.” So without knowing a wit about what I was doing, I started contributing each and every...

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Does Your Happiness Coincide with your Bank Account?

Would You be Happier if You had Billions of Dollars? First thought: of course it would make me happy. I could pay off all my debt, and buy whatever I want. But . . . there’s always a but – right? Before we go too far, let’s just try to understand the magnitude of billions of dollars, 150 Billion Dollars...

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Guest Post: How To Save Your Money.

“How to Save Your Money” from a Kid’s Perspective. Do you find it difficult to save your money. Maybe you need to buy a car, or you’re trying to save for a house or your kid’s college. Whatever the case, saving money can be difficult. It is even more so for kids. They like to see the rewards of their...

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Turn Off Commercials Before You Become Brainwashed!

Understanding the Reason Behind Advertising, and How a Commercial Influences Our Behavior. If you haven’t already guessed it. I hate any and all commercials!! Good or bad!! I think they’re a huge waste of my time, and I never act on them . . . or so I thought. How many times has this happened to you? You’re in the...

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An EDC Post: What’s in Your Wallet?

Wallet Issues? Is your wallet stuffed with cards, but no money? What’s in your wallet? I’m sure you’ve heard that slogan by a well-known not-to-be-named-here credit card company. When Capital O. . . err I mean, when this company says this, what they really mean is, “Do you have our card in your wallet? And if not, why not? You...

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Money and Marriage: How to Get On the Same Page.

How can I get on the same page with my spouse when it come to money issues? They say that money issues are one of the leading causes of divorce today. So obviously how you and your spouse handle money together, is a pretty big deal. Are you on the same page? Do you even know what that right same...

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Giving Your Wealth Away has Compounded Blessings.

Giving Back Can Change Your Attitude and Provide Added Benefits! Are you a giver? I know a few people who I’m sure would give me the shirt off their back if I asked. That’s just who they are. Generous, good, giving people. They’ve discovered the secret reward of generosity. And whether they’ve learned it, or they’re just naturally giving, they...

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How Can I Use the Secret of the Wealthy 1% for Me?

The top earners (1%) are getting richer!! While the rest are getting poorer? We’ve all heard about the 1%, and how their income is “growing at an alarming rate” compared to the rest of us. Does that make you un-easy? That someone else’s net worth or income is larger than yours? Do you think it’s unfair that they “have” whatever...