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10 Habits Keeping You Poor

Nobody wants or sets out to be poor. While there are many factors which can contribute to people finding themselves in a position of not having much money such as lack of education, medical expenses and job loss, the reality … Continue reading

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Planning for Old Age: You Need to Do More Than Save Money

You’d think that all anyone has to do these days to secure an enjoyable and comfortable retirement is save money. The media, financial gurus, and your employer harp on money as the end-all, be-all of retirement. Just get there with … Continue reading

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When An Over-Spender Ruins Someone You Love

In the interest of protecting the innocent (and the guilty) in this piece, I’m calling the couple in this story Jake and Joan. They are people I know in real life, but I’m not going to say whether they’re friends, … Continue reading

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