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The Taxman Cometh

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 00:00
Make your tax to-do list while you still have time! Read more...

Keep Black Friday from Budget Busting

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 00:00
Every year, many start the holiday season with a shopping budget and a vow to stick to it. Yet year after year, after the gifts are unwrapped and the credit card bills and bank statements start to arrive, many are shocked at how much they really spent. Why is it so hard to stick to that perfectly crafted budget? Because it takes more than a preset number to stay within your limit: It takes a plan. Read more...

Financial Security and the Four-Legged Stool

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 00:00
It's never too late to start saving for your retirement. Financial security in retirement can be viewed as a four-legged stool. The four legs include Savings and Investments, Work, Social Security, and Pensions. That stool is sturdiest (and we sit most securely on it) when all four legs hold us up. Read more...

Understanding Mortgages

Monday, 24 August 2015 00:00
It's safe to say the American Dream usually involves a white picket fence, at least in the proverbial sense. Even as young children, we dream of a day where we will have our own home and a family to fill our adult space with. We spend our young adult years developing the tastes, ideals, and career paths that will bring us to our elusive future home. Read more...

Make the Most of Your Money

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 00:00
Maria Kuitula and Phyllis Wordhouse, wealth coaches at Wordhouse Wealth Coaching, are busy saving investors in nineteen states from making common investing errors and falling into the "Investors' Trap." Read more...

More Savings, Less Hassle: Coupons 101

Thursday, 19 February 2015 00:00
Have you ever watched one of those extreme couponing shows where the person has a three-ring binder full of coupons and a giant pantry full of food that would require an elaborate rotation schedule to use everything before it reached its expiration date? Read more...

Looking to Deduct that Charitable Gift?

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 00:00
Five Things You Should Know About Charitable Contributions, Before You Write Them Off. Read more...

Sticking to a Holiday Shopping Budget

Friday, 14 November 2014 00:00
Every year, many start the holiday season with a shopping budget and a vow to stick to it. Yet year after year, after the gifts are unwrapped and the credit card bills and bank statements start to arrive, many are shocked at how much they really spent. Why is it so hard to stick to that perfectly crafted budget? Because it takes more than a preset number to stay within your limit: It takes a plan. Read more...

The New Normal: Banking and Technology

Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00
Remember the days when you had to actually go into the bank to deposit a check? And then ATMs were invented—and it seemed like magic! Now, you don't even need to leave your home to do your banking, as long as you have a computer or a smartphone. Read more...

12 Small Tips for Big Savings

Monday, 28 July 2014 00:00
Saving money is difficult, with the cost of living constantly rising and our pay scale staying the same. Yet everyone has extra money hiding—waiting to be discovered and saved for the future. The key to finding this money is in breaking bad habits and making some positive changes that are easy to live with and endure. Read more...
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