Category Archives: Saving and Investing

Saving For Success in 2016

Set smart, attainable goals to reach your savings goals. Find out how to start a savings habit in less than a month. Continue reading

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Saving Smart with a 401(k)

If you work for a company that offers it, a 401(k) savings plan is a great way to boost your retirement savings. What is a 401(k)? According to the Wall Street Journal’s How to Guide to Retirement A 401(k) is … Continue reading

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Saving and Investing – Tools and Tips to Make it Easier

Having a strong savings plan and the right investment program can mean the difference between handing out shopping carts at Wal-mart when you’re 70 or enjoying the sunset over the ocean from your Florida retirement cottage. Here are great resources … Continue reading

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Just Starting Out? How to Be a Millionaire When You Retire

The Wall Street Journal ran an article last spring about the benefit of starting to save earlier, rather than later. The article was aptly titled, College Graduates, You Need to Start Saving Now and is worth a quick read. http://on.wsj.com/HVGCxt. … Continue reading

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Would You Like to Make an Extra $1000? Audit Your Insurance

Would you like an extra $700-$1000 a year? Yeah, that’s what I thought. An extra thousand bucks might be a vacation, that new HDTV or computer or a nice addition to your savings account. How do you claim your $1000? … Continue reading

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Bargain Blessings for Coupon Shoppers

Learn to use coupons at the grocery store and elsewhere to save money and maybe do some good while you’re at it! Continue reading

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You Could Buy a Really Big Turkey with an Extra $10,000

Brett Arends of the Wall Street Journal showed us how we could celebrate next Turkey Day in high style with an extra $10K in our pockets. Now that’s what I call delicious stuffing! Mr. Arends polled family, friends, financial advisors … Continue reading

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Own Your Home Outright? Not Always the Best Option

Should you pay off or pay down your home mortgage. The answer? It depends… Continue reading

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Retirement Planning

Most Americans hope to cap a life of working hard with a secure retirement that allows them to enjoy the benefits of that hard work. It only makes sense that the earlier you begin to plan and prepare for retirement, … Continue reading

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