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Young and inexperienced; living in the red

Many young adults are beginning their independent lives with a heavy debt burden.  Some have student loans as a factor, but this is not always part of the equation.  548 more words

Debt Advisors

Teach Your Children Well

We know that we should teach our children the “value of a dollar”, but the best way to go about it seems to escape us. Using an allowance may teach them to stretch a dollar, but in a pinch there’s more where that came from and they know it. 367 more words

Personal Finance

February Goal Recap! ($87,482)

Here’s how I did 2 months into the year.  Just about $1,600 went to principal this month, which brings the total for 2015 to:

That’s about 14.5% of the way there, with about 16% of the year past us.   256 more words

Student Loans

Net Worth Update - February 2015

It’s already time for another monthly net worth update!  It never ceases to amaze me how quickly the months just fly by.  Time is precious and fleeting, making planning for future success so important—else we’ll stand by dazed and confused, wondering where our lives went. 550 more words

Personal Finance

Three Most Common Budgeting Errors.

When it comes to creating a budget, it’s essential to estimate your spending as realistically as possible. Here are three budget-related errors commonly made by small businesses and some tips for avoiding them. 175 more words


Protect Your Hard-won Credit from Identity Theft

I’ve been running a theme this week around credit – why you need it, how to get it, and this article will go into how you can best protect that precious three-digit number from dropping. 751 more words

Personal Finance

Personal Capital - Mint For Investors

What It Is:
My last review was on a web/phone application called Mint.
If you missed it, you can read it here.
Personal Capital is another web/phone application like Mint, but with all the emphasis on investing. 311 more words