Budgets

How Much Money Do You Need To Retire?

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Deciding How Much You Need To Retire We all want to be ready financially when we retire. We want to enjoy our lives in those years after we stop working fulltime. No one wants to spend their later years worried about how to make ends meet. If you want to retire ready financially then you must…

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What Are Your Financial New Years Resolutions?

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New Year, New You! Each year we make resolutions about things like weight, family, travel, health, but what about financial resolutions? If you’re ready to have your financial life in order and make this next year the best in your life, then consider making a few financial new years resolutions of your own! Here are…

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Is An HSA Right For You?

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Understanding The Benefits Of An HSA For many of us, the end of the year means choosing a new health plan or reviewing the details of the one you already have. If a Health Savings Account has come across your desk and you’re wondering if it’s the right choice for you, this basic explanation might…

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Tips to Change Your Money Mindset

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Your Money Mindset Matters Having the right mindset in almost any aspect of life goes a long way toward success. When it comes to your personal finances having the right money mindset is essential to achieving a good result. One of the first and most important money mindsets is to get money motivated. Here are…

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Define Personal Financial Well-Being

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What Is Personal Financial Well-Being? Have you ever thought about your personal financial well-being? What does that mean to you? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau conducted a survey of consumers across the country to determine just what personal financial well-being meant to them.Take a look at the four aspects of financial well-being that many consumers…

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Holiday Spending Is Not Just Gifts!

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What Makes Up Your Holiday Spending? Does your holiday spending look like a roasted marshmallow bubbling up and falling into the fire each year? If you have promised yourself many times over that you will spend less during the holidays only to find that your December budget is leaking cash everywhere today’s post just might…

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Are Home Renovations A Good Investment?

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Will Your Home Renovations Pay Off? For most of us, our home is our largest single asset. From a financial perspective making home renovations to keep your home in good condition is a smart move. Routine maintenance and repairs to keep your home up reduce the risk of larger more costly repairs that could occur due…

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What Are Your Financial Priorities For Your 30’s?

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What Are Your Financial Priorities? Each decade of life brings new adventures and challenges. This is true in all areas of life and particularly true when it comes to choosing financial priorities. If you established good habits in your twenties and are making progress you are on your way. It’s time in your 30’s to…

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Take These Smart Financial Steps In Your 20’s

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Smart Financial Steps For Your 20’s. Your 20’s are a unique and great time of life. Starting out on your own after you finish school is exciting and can be scary. It sometimes seems like everything is happening in your life at once. Other times it feels like you have endless time to make important…

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