8 Ways to Give Your Investments a Spring Cleaning

For many of us, spring-cleaning means cleaning out our houses, but this can (and should!) extend to our finances as well. Spring is a time to look through your portfolio for under performing assets, go through your debts, and ensure your taxes are filed properly and that you’re not paying too much or too little. […]

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Almost 8 in 10 Cardholders Who Try This Money-Saving Move Are Successful

Many Americans are leaving money on the table when they could be saving hundreds of dollars annually by refusing to call their credit card providers and requesting a lower annual percentage rate, or APR. Although up to 79% of such requests are usually granted, studies show that most Americans don’t take advantage of this for […]

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A Guide to Getting a Pension

For many Americans today, retiring means uncertainty of all kinds, but most of all, an uncertainty in your income. While there are many ways to save your whole working life to avoid this, few beat the rock solid security of a vested pension. Although rapidly disappearing, pensions still exist in this day and age, and […]

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Budgeting the Easy Way: The One-Number Strategy

Budgeting is a difficult, but extremely important part of everyday life that many of us fail to truly appreciate. It’s not as complicated as we all think, either- there are several simple tips that can simplify your budgeting process and make the entire process more enjoyable. First off, find out what your fixed costs are- […]

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The 5 Things to Do First When You Retire

Retiring is something most Americans dream of their entire working lives; however, when it finally comes to that fateful day, there are 5 certain things that everyone should do to make sure their retirement goes off without a hitch. First off, treat yourself to something nice as a personal reward for working hard all of […]

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4 Life Insurance Tips Everyone Should Know

Life insurance can seem like a helter skelter mish mash of crazy dipped in a chocolate drizzled fondue of nonsense. There are some helpful tips that every one who is wading into these deep waters should keep in mind. Life Insurance is incredibly beneficial in ways which include, cash payouts, death benefits which are tax […]

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How small businesses can reduce their Workers’ Comp risk

Small businesses face many challenges. One such challenge which small businesses face, is how to continue operating efficiently when an employee or two files for Worker’s Comp. Businesses rightfully put employee health first, but if a company has fewer than five employees and one files Worker’s Comp it can throw the rest of the small […]

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Can You Afford to Replace Your Home?

Do you know what you would do in the event of a disaster that destroyed your home? Not the kind of disaster that causes exterior damage but the kind that completely destroys your home. If you have homeowners insurance it is extremely important to know exactly what your policy covers and what it does not. […]

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How to Drive Safely in Strong Wind and Rain

Driving conditions can become very severe without any notice, it is best to be prepared and plan out ahead of time how to handle strong gusts of winds and rain while on the road. Driving in heavy winds may not seem like a danger, but severe wind can actually blow over large trucks or cause […]

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Brutally Honest: How to Keep Your Teens From Texting and Driving

An escalating topic is texting and driving among teenagers with the rise of cell phone technology. The consequences of driving while texting can be as severe as drunk driving but few teens assign it as much meaning. Having a talk and showing what can happen when you’re not paying attention can be a strong motivator […]

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