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One of the most sure-fire ways to guarantee wealth and security is to pay attention to your personal finance situation. The more you know about personal finance the more money you will save. You’ll also make better financial decisions in general. I recently came...

Finance Tips For New Parents

One of the most important things you can do before your baby is born is prepare a financial checklist. Raising a child is expensive, so the more preparation you do the easier the experience will be. You’ll also save more money than you would have without a plan. Below...

Back to Basics: Are You Doing These Things?

With the new year approaching, what better way to kick things off then by getting back to financial basics. The basics are easy to let slip and lose control of if you’re not mindful of them. In order to get back to stable financial ground in the new year, check out...

Money 2017: How to Start the Year Off Right

If you haven’t already made yourself a new year’s resolution – don’t worry, I’ve got one for you. Make 2017 a year of better financial footing. All you have to do is kick the year off on the right foot and make some adjustments for better finances. There are a...

Documentation For Tax Season

For some, it may be the most wonderful time of the year- Tax Season! Whether or not this is true for your situation, filing taxes is a civic duty, therefore there is no way out. Here are some of the most common forms of documentation you will need in order to file...

Tax Penalties to Avoid

Tax time will be here before we know it! We talk an awful lot about what you need to do and have in order to file successfully. We don’t discuss enough what you should steer clear of. If you are penalized for any reason, you’ll end up owing more money. Take a look at...

Financial Tips for Young Adults

It’s never too early to start learning about personal finance. Once out on their own, young adults will be forever managing their own money and trying to make the best choices they can. Unfortunately, most high schools don’t provide money management classes and only...

Avoiding Emotional Investing

Let’s begin by talking about what emotional investing actually is before we try to avoid it. Emotional investing can manifest in a few different scenarios, but most commonly, it involves selling a lot at once or purchasing a lot. The kicker is that in order to really...

Why Most Budget Attempts Fail

Budgets can do wonders for you and your finances, if they actually work. Many people try to budget, but ultimately give up on it after a few month. There are many different factors that go into the effectiveness of a budget, but a few things stand out as the most...

6 Steps To Avoid Debt

Credit card debt is a slippery slope that too many people have fallen down into. With high interest rates, it is fairly easy to get into debt and be stuck there. Fortunately, there are things to avoid in order to keep yourself debt free. The list below tackles the six...