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Tips and Tricks to Save Money On a Budget

If you could save a considerable amount of money, what would it be used for? Holidays? An emergency fund? Credit card payments? The problem is that most people only think about saving when there’s an excess of funds – but that shouldn’t be how it works. Even on a tight budget, it’s possible to achieve… Continue reading Tips and Tricks to Save Money On a Budget

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Social Security Facts You Should Know

President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act on August 14th, 1935. Just over 83 years later, this act remains one of America’s most successful, effective, and popular programs. This system of government sets out to offer monetary assistance to people with little to no income. As established in Article 22 of the Universal… Continue reading Social Security Facts You Should Know

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What is the Difference between a Financial Planner and a Certified Financial Planner?

There isn’t much of a difference between a financial planner and a certified financial planner. More often than not, many find it impossible, or near impossible, to decipher or spot the differences between these two categories of professionals. One major distinguishing factor between the two groups is the certification received by the certified financial planner.… Continue reading What is the Difference between a Financial Planner and a Certified Financial Planner?

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Top 5 Car Insurance Tips

A lot of people tend to look at car insurance as a waste of money, but the truth is that it really isn’t. Let’s assume that your car gets damaged and you insured your car, but you have coverage to get it fixed. That’s when you may feel like having car insurance isn’t worth it.… Continue reading Top 5 Car Insurance Tips

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A Comprehensive Look at HELOC (Home Equity Line of Credit)

We live in a world where unforeseen circumstances occur without our control. With these circumstances comes the need for more liquidity to take care of these scenarios, especially in the case of our homes. One such savior for homeowners is the Home Equity Line of Credit, also known as HELOC. HELOCs are a form of… Continue reading A Comprehensive Look at HELOC (Home Equity Line of Credit)

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Learn How to Find Costs Involved in Selling a Home

Now that you’ve waited so long for the price of real estate to rise, you may think it is finally time to get the best deal on the sale of your home. While this may a good idea, you must also be careful not to be caught off-guard by all of the expenses you will… Continue reading Learn How to Find Costs Involved in Selling a Home

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Why is Financial Literacy So Important?

Some of the smartest people on the planet still manage to be financially illiterate and this is not because of a lack of intelligence. Even with an IQ as high as Einstein’s, it would be wrong to assume that just because you excel in your field or trade that you are capable of expertly managing… Continue reading Why is Financial Literacy So Important?