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Since this is National Financial Literacy Month, I thought I would start with a definition.  “Financial Literacy is the ability to make informed judgments and effective decisions regarding the use and management of money”.  Too many Americans are insufficiently educated about their personal finances.Why is it important and when should you learn it? Read More…

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Post image for 10 Things You Don’t Know about Money

You use money every day, yet you know very little about how to use it effectively! It should be no surprise that rich successful people spent the time and effort to learn about money. They do this without the benefit of a formal class or education. How do they do it? Simply said, they make an effort to learn about money. Here are 10 things you don’t know about money Read More…

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You can find several ways to make money online. One of the best ways to make money online is through online marketing.

Below are some ways that you could make money through online marketing.

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Post image for Thinking of Buying a Rental Property in a College Town? Do Your Research First

If you have kids in college, or kids about to go away to college and you’ve looked at the price of on-campus housing these days, you may have thought to yourself, “boy that’s expensive.” Read More…

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The most important element of successful trading is the ability to manage risk and maintain composure. Even the best traders in the world lose on a regular basis.  Success in trading therefore is not about avoiding losses.  In contrast, we must embrace the process of losing and learn to lose gracefully.  Read More…

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How to select good tenants? If you ever thought about investing in real estate, renting out your home or a room in your home, you should read this!  Earning money from income property can make you rich or cause you a lot of problems!  Late rent, bothering other tenants, destroying property in their unit and elsewhere are just some of the problems you can avoid! So take it seriously! Read More…

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Post image for April is National Financial Literacy Month

April is National Financial Literacy Month and it is a good time to commit to your financial future. As part of National Financial Literacy Month, learn how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.  A Personal Budget is a good start to achieve your financial goals. It is part of the planning process. The following are the most important skills that everyone should learn: Read More…

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Is the American dream dead? The American Dream is the promise of the possibility of prosperity and success for everyone.  Higher education is beyond the reach of many people, the housing market is pricing out a lot of people and there are still not enough well paying jobs! Has the American Dream become just a myth or just for the rich?. What should you do? Read More…

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Post image for New Year’s Resolutions – 1st Quarter Review

Reporting my progress on my 2015 New Year’s Resolutions has mixed results! NormallyI do not make New Year’s Resolutions because I do not believe in them. Why wait for a particular date to resolve or promise to make changes? Changes such as weight loss, quit smoking or drinking, get out of debt, or something else can start at anytime. How are you doing with your New Year’s Resolutions? Read More…

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I Won the Lottery

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I won the lottery! Do I really need to explain? Normally, I would not announce this type of thing in a personal finance blog although maybe it is just the right place. For the record, I do not play very often, but all it takes it one winning ticket. I promise millions of dollars will not change me!  This article will be short because I am sort of busy talking to my advisors.  What do I do next? Read More…

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