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You’ve Got Goals for Your Life—And Some of Them Take Money to Achieve


Feb 23 2015 By Laura Schlachtmeyer When you look ahead to your future, what kind of changes do you see? You might envision major changes, like moving to a new city for a new job, starting a family, or helping your kids move out and live on their own. You might anticipate smaller changes too, like starting a hobby or ... Read More »

    Reduce Your Spending and Save More. Now.

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    Here’s some good news. Fidelity Investments recently reported that the number of 401(k) millionaires on their books has doubled over the past two years. Specifically, they went from 34,920 accounts with million-dollar balances to, as of the end of 2014, 72,379 accounts with seven-figure balances. That’s wonderful for those folks. The bad news is that those diligent savers are the ... Read More »

      Odds Are You Are Going to Retire Hungry and Poor

      If your 75 year old self could talk to you today about making retirement saving a priority, what advice do you think you'd hear?

      Americans can be in as much current day denial as they want to about their future and what retirement will look like but recent studies show a significant number of people are not at all confident they will be able to retire with adequate income and savings. According to the Employee Benefit Research institute, 49 percent of workers surveyed said ... Read More »

        The Saddest Avoidable Mistake People Make When Getting Out of Debt

        Every day wasted is money wasted. Make the tough choices young so you don't wind up broke, old, sick, and counting pennies.

        It is painful for me to watch people make the same ignorant and stupid mistake time and time again when getting out of debt. And what is the number on mistake that screws up their financial future in an effort to repair their financial past? Keep reading to find out. People make all sorts of emotional decisions when faced with ... Read More »

          Wow! Free Help With Investing, Financial Planning, Retirement, Entrepreneurship, Executive Benefits or Insurance Issues is Now Available Here.

          If you have a saving, investing or retirement related question you’d like to ask, well you’ve come to the right place. Paul Bennett is an old friend who I have known for many years. He provides excellent advice and has helped many people. He’s a Certified Financial Planner, a Chartered Financial Consultant, Accredited Investment Fiduciary, holds a Masters of Science ... Read More »

            Building Your Financial Future: Advice For 20-Somethings

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            photo © 2009 Andrew Magill | more info (via: Wylio)A lot of people always say that sometimes no credit is just as bad as poor credit. And I’d like to attest, this is correct. I, Amanda Miller, am in my 20s. Which means, you guessed it, I am the poorest I will ever be again (knock on wood). When I ... Read More »

              An Intriguing Approach to Easily Saving With Higher Returns for the Future – Betterment

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              I learned about a brand new company, Betterment. The approach to Betterment is to make it easier to invest in a balance of stocks and less volatile bond funds. What caught my eye was that the service has no minimum balance, it is easy to invest, the balance of your funds can be shifted online at any time, your invested ... Read More »

                I’m A Middle School Teacher And Not Saving Money. – Chris

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                “Dear Steve, Hi, I am a middle school teacher. I have 80K in student loans and 10K in credit card loans. I am trying my darndest to pay down the credit cards as fast as I can. I think (HOPE!) they will be paid off by the end of the next school year–May 2010. Then I can start attacking the ... Read More »

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