Monthly Archives: October 2013

Credit Cards, Like Alcohol, Have Benefits when Used in Moderation

I was informed by a friend today that credit cards are the worst thing ever created and that nobody should have them. I hear this tirade more often than not from those who have gotten deeply in debt from misusing … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Save Money at Jamba Juice

Have you ever felt guilty for spending money at Jamba Juice? Maybe you feel a wave of guilt each time you hand over cash or a card to pay for one of your favorite treats. While overindulgence is rarely a … Continue reading

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10 Little Known Facts about Warren Buffett and How They Can Help Your Finances

Warren Buffett is well-known for his financial advice. As one of the wealthiest and most financially savvy people in the world, it’s no wonder that many people look up to him for advice and guidance. However, many of his tips … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Save Money on Gluten Free Products

Anyone who is on a gluten free diet because of medical issues such as celiac disease or gluten intolerance knows how expensive grocery shopping for these products can be. Unfortunately, gluten free products are sometimes twice as expensive as products … Continue reading

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10 Amish Money Myths

By Lorraine Butler Many people have misconceptions about the Amish and their way of life. While many people know that Amish are frugal, one of the biggest misconceptions due to this is that they maintain a way of life that’s … Continue reading

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25 Things That Hold Your Money and Your Dreams Hostage

We all have things that we’d like to do in life. Have kids, travel, get married, buy a new home, start our own business, or simply retire well (and maybe early). You probably have your own dreams that aren’t on … Continue reading

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25 Ways to Discover and Reach Your Financial Goals

By Kimberly Foss, CFP, FCWA, and author of Wealthy by Design: A Five Step Plan for Financial Security. A friend of mine recently shared the story of an unsettling trip to the supermarket. Her husband was out of town and … Continue reading

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17 Bills in Your Wallet Worth More than Face Value

If you carry cash on a regular basis, there’s a good chance that at some point during the year you have bills in your wallet that are worth more than their stated face value. While most of these are probably … Continue reading

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10 Autumn Chores that Will Save Money

Autumn can be a great time of year. The weather starts to get a little bit cooler, the leaves start to change color, and the holidays are just around the corner. However, autumn is also a great time to get … Continue reading

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Money Management from A to Z

By Jamie Englert Managing your finances may seem like a dizzying mass of numbers. But you can also think of personal finance in terms of letters, as in the initials of some important personal finance terms to know. From bonds … Continue reading

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