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Managing Money

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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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Insure with Friends

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Insure with friends. Groupon and Living Social are already capitalizing on social media.  They offer deals or handpicked experiences that can be shared with friends.  You can use your social network to get lower prices for services.  This could be the new trend in business. Read More…

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10 changes can make millions. Saving for your retirement can be impossible unless you know what to do.  Putting money into a 401K is a no brainer, but where do you find the money?  You can start with a diary of where you spend your money and find expenses to change.  Small changes in your spending can achieve $1-2,000,000 over your lifetime. Read More…

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As part of National Financial Literacy Month, learn how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.  The following are the most important skills that everyone should learn: Read More…

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