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Managing Money

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The 3 B’s of Success is the second in a series of articles to help you reach your goal.  What are your goals? I know you thought about it!  You know, it is your dream, wish or resolution you made!  Before you can get to where you want to be, you need to know where you are going.  You wouldn’t get on a bus, train or plane without knowing where it was going.  Read More…

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Want to start your year with a good credit score? That is an excellent idea! While you are sorting out your finances, try to start a savings plan for the future by putting money away into an ISA account. One of the main perks of an ISA account is its tax benefits. Read More…

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Term life insurance is my choice, should it be yours?  We all know that life insurance is important, so it is a matter of choice which one is right for you.  If you are young, healthy and expect to stay that way, term life insurance should be your choice.  Does that mean, whole life insurance is out?  No, but there are a few things to consider first. Read More…

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How I cut my expenses may provide some insight how to save money.  Some people would call me cheap!  Others may say I am frugal!  I think of myself as value conscious!  I hate to spend more money for something than I need to.  My approach may cause you to rethink how you spend your money! Read More…

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How’s Your Money Smarts? Did you know you can graduate college or get an MBA online and never take a class in personal finance?  That includes the accounting, business and finance majors!  Very few high school students can even take personal finance classes.  Is money smarts important? Read More…

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Tax Free Income

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Tax free income always sounds good to me!  What do you think?  Everyone loves to pay taxes!  Don’t they?  How would you like to earn tax free income?  Taxes are going up if not now, soon.  It is inevitable!  Here are ten examples of how you can earn extra income tax free! Read More…

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Empty Wallets

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Empty wallets? Now that  the United States budget crisis and raising the debt ceiling is done, we face another volatile stock market.  Our collective empty wallets are refilled or are they?  Who empties your wallet?  Do you keep track of where your money goes?  What do you do when you run out of money? Read More…

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Are you a safe driver?  Would you like your insurance premium based on how you drive?  If you answer yes, do you speed or drive while using your cell phone, or text or driving drunk?  Well I hope not!  Are you willing to have an electronic monitor installed in your car?  Pay as you drive insurance currently just monitors the number of miles driven.  Will it stop there? Read More…

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What is Credit Sesame? Money has fascinated me my entire life.  My career focused on controlling expenses for public and private companies.  As an entrepreneur, I concentrated on finding and building assets such as income property, consulting services and businesses.  Taking control of your financial matters was important for success.  “Credit Sesame helps take control of your finances by monitoring your credit score, loans and debt all in one place.” Read More…

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Have your dream wedding at McDonald’s.  Is that a dream or nightmare?  If you are planning a wedding, where you have the ceremony and reception  is important. Right?  June starts the beginning of wedding season, so I thought it would be interesting to discuss your choices and maybe add one to the mix!  How many of you ever thought planning a wedding at McDonalds?  Perhaps, no one!  I know some people go to Las Vegas and have an Elvis impersonator marry them or a more traditional wedding in one of their chapels.  The possibilities are endless! Read More…

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