Four Questions To Increase Your Savings

Earlier this week, we talked about budgeting. When it comes to budgeting, we don’t have to spend a lot of time doing it to be successful. If we are able to use our time efficiently with budgeting, we can make progress with a smaller time investment. The next time you review your budget, choose one…

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Four Travel Budgeting Tips

Traveling can be very enjoyable, but it’s even better when you can save money, too. Budgeting for a trip can be difficult, so I’ve listed some money saving tips below to help you out. Air Travel. Travel credit cards provide some deep discounts on flights. For example, the Chase Sapphire Card provides up to 60,000…

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Three Easy Tips to Make an Extra $100 each month

Financial success isn’t built overnight. It requires dedicated planning and effort over the long term. That success can be built with small, incremental improvements today. Last week, I talked to you about putting a budget together. Today, let’s look at three easy tips to improve your monthly cash flow by $100. If you can invest…

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Six Questions to Find a Good Real Estate Agent

Now that summer has begun and some COVID-19 restrictions have ended, you may find some house-hunting opportunities. Restrictions placed a pause on rising home prices, and record-low mortgage rates made some home purchases affordable again. If you want to buy a home, I encourage you to find a real estate agent to help. You can…

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Five Budgeting Tips

Budgeting is an intimidating word. For those who don’t have one, it can be a source of stress. You know you should have one, but you don’t have the time, inclination, or desire to put one together. Furthermore, you don’t trust yourself to stick with it! The good news is you don’t have to spend…

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Don’t Pay Your Deductible

I turned the steering wheel right to make a turn on a green arrow, and the truck began sliding left. Immediately, I knew I was in trouble. Wham! I slammed into a crimson Nissan Rogue in the opposing lane, completely caving in the rear left passenger door and totaling their car. I shouted a four-letter…

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Four Rules for Investing Success

Peter Lynch is a legendary investor known for clarity in his teaching and simplicity in his writing. In his book One Up, he explains how he invested in Dunkin’ Donuts because of his experience as a customer, not because of Wall Street analysis. Furthermore, in his writing, he distilled much of his teaching into some…

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Earning Cash with Getaround

I’m always interested in finding ways to make money that don’t affect your lifestyle. One of the most creative methods I’ve discovered is Getaround. Getaround is a peer-to-peer application that allows you to rent your car for cash. You set all the rules, hours, and prices for using your car, and you generate some additional…

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Financial Freedom For Our Children

If we want the best for our kids, we must first lead lives that set a good example. One of the most important areas for this is in the financial realm. If you are leading a financially responsible life, you can expect your children will do the same. While leading by example is a great foundation, there…

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June 2020 – A Real Estate Opportunity

Real estate is one area the wealthy invest in. It may be their primary homes, vacation homes, or rental properties. One of the most important ingredients in good real estate investing is knowing yourself, what you want, and what is a good buy. This is a lot more difficult to do than many people think. Take a…

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