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Behind on Retirement Savings? Here’s How You Can Catch Up

If you are behind on your retirement savings goals, you’re not alone. A recent survey from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) showed that the median retirement savings balance for people aged 44-61 is less than $40,000, barely enough to live off of for one year. Instead of being one of the many Americans who is behind on retirement savings, take these steps to catapult your retirement savings...

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14 Frugal Habits of the Rich and Famous

Turns out that there are many famous people who have plenty of money, but still take delight in spending as little as possible. Find out what they are in this post!

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The Pros And Cons Of Using Robo-Advisors For Investing

Wondering if robo-advisor investing (services like Betterment and Wealthfront) are right for you? Read this post to find out!

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How to Keep Up Your Working Skills as a Stay-at-Home Mom (or Dad)

Having a stay-at-home parent while a child is young can save big money in childcare expenses. But, what happens after the child starts school? Check out this article to learn how to keep up your workforce skills while being a stay-at-home parent!

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Three Things Your Teen Should Do Instead of Working a Low-Wage Job

Thanks to my experience working low-wage jobs, my husband and I are going to ask our 13-year-old to follow a different path than I did.  Rather than working at dead end jobs available to most teens, my husband and I want him to focus on other activities. Read this post to find out which activities and why!

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8 Wedding Gifts That Newlyweds Will Really Use

For some help in picking just the right wedding gift, consider these hard-to-fail ideas for wedding gifts the lovely couple will cherish forever…

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Getting Lifestyle Creep Under Control

Have you ever wondered why you are still short at the end of the month, in spite of that raise or promotion at work?  You may be suffering from lifestyle creep. Read more in this post!

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Small Moves You Can Make That Will Add Up to Big Financial Changes

Often, it is the small changes that add up to big results. Here are seven small changes you can make in your life that will add up to a big improvement in your overall financial health…

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Pros and Cons of Buying Used

I love a good garage sale, and I frequently shop at my favorite local thrift store. When is it good to buy used, and when is it bad?

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Organize Your Financial Life With This Money Road Map

Are your finances in the shape you’d like them to be?  Or, are they a disaster that you’d like to clean up as soon as possible?

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