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Retire Your Debt Before You Retire

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In just a generation, the retirement landscape has changed dramatically.

Before, most middle-class families were able to save enough money during their working years to live with dignity in their retirement days. Many paid off their homes, got rid of all their debts, and retired with pensions from their employers. Even if all else failed, they could usually rely on Social Security to make ends meet.

These days, many people near retirement age ...

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Famous Frugal Person: Mariska Hargitay

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Celebrity and thriftiness usually do not go hand-in-hand. However, some stars have the best of both worlds. They make millions but still possess the financial knowledge and discipline to keep their fortunes.

Today, our famous frugal person is Mariska Hargitay. You know her from the popular TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Even though Forbes once estimated that Mariska makes $8.5 million per year, she is known to be very sensible ...

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Things You Do To Save Money That End Up Costing You

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When I was younger, my parents tried to teach me the value of the dollar and the importance of saving. They would say, “Money doesn’t grow on trees. You have to work hard and earn every penny. If you save today, you’ll be able to put aside enough money to buy something you really want.” So that’s exactly what I did.

Now as an adult, one of my greatest ...

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20 Something’s Biggest Money Fears

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For the most part, being in your twenties is pretty cool. You’ve escaped the awkwardness of your teenage years, earned some new-found freedoms, and now have your whole life ahead of you to shape and mold into what you want it to be.

It’s a decade of growth and discovery – one where you will learn to navigate relationships, careers, and dreams. This time of change can be exciting, ...

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What’s Your Spending Style?

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Trying to clean up your finances in 2014?

When you understand your emotional approach to money, it can help you manage your finances more effectively. Take this short quiz to discover what triggers you to spend, and uncover your real attitude towards money!

You just got your paycheck. Where is the money going?
A. Make plans to go to Happy Hour with my friends.
B. Pay for “needs” first before spending the ...

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