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    Ditch the Budget and Automate Your Money

    Ditch the Budget and Automate Your Money
    by Nicole Crimaldi, founder of MsCareerGirl.com It’s a Friday afternoon and you are walking home from work. You’ve had a super stressful week at work. Not only are your superiors on you about a plethora of issues at work, your best friend cancelled on your girls night and you are in a fight with your boyfriend. Enter . You walk past ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Make Money in Your Sleep: Your Guide to Passive Income

    Make Money in Your Sleep: Your Guide to Passive Income
    by Dawn Yerger As a mother and a business woman working for herself, I’ve always been fascinated with people who make money every minute of the day, including when they are fast asleep. Sounds pretty nice doesn’t it? Since I am an entrepreneur and business professional coach, I enjoy helping my clients create more freedom in their lives. One of the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    4 Ways to Put the Fun Back in Finance

    4 Ways to Put the Fun Back in Finance
    Finance and having fun can fit together, it just takes some creativity. Of course, some strategies are more fun than others. Example of a lame way? When I was a financial consultant, I’d perch a bowl of candy on my desk as a consolation for those who dreaded coming to see me to talk retirement goals. “Wish this were more fun? ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    How Do I Raise Money for a Business?

    How Do I Raise Money for a Business?
    Inquisitive entrepreneurs and small business owners can find inspiring insights and common sense answers from two industry pros on MainStreet. Each week Dani Babb, a small business expert and the dean of Andrew Jackson University’s College of Business in Hoover, Ala., and Dr. John Rutledge, the chairman of private equity investment firm Rutledge Capital, offer their advice to scores of entrepreneurs ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    5 Steps to Maximizing Your Retirement Savings

    5 Steps to Maximizing Your Retirement Savings
    First, the reality: There are no magic bullets that can restore your retirement account to where it was before the current economic crisis. “What it’s worth now is what it’s worth,” says Harold Evensky, a certified financial planner and president of Evensky & Katz, a financial advisory firm in Coral Gables, Fla. “There’s no guarantee you’re going to bounce back.” Evensky ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Break Those Money-Sapping Stress Habits

    Break Those Money-Sapping Stress Habits
    It’s easy to slip into bad habits when you’re under stress, and unfortunately many of our anxiety fixes impact our pocketbooks, making matters worse, rather than better. “Stress seems to create behaviors such as over-eating, substance abuse, or shopping, that result in immediate, short-term gratification,” says Dr. Leslie Torburn, author of Stop the Stress Habit. “When we’re stressed, the bigger financial ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Make Money Doing What You Love ... Your Hobby!

    Make Money Doing What You Love ... Your Hobby!
    With the unemployment rate careening toward 9% and companies doling out forced furloughs and pay cuts, the search is on for alternative sources of revenue. The good news is that you don’t need to look beyond your own workbench, sewing kit or crafts closet to find it. More and more people are finding that with a bit of cultivation, a favorite ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Shred It Up: Which Financial Docs Can Go Now

    Shred It Up: Which Financial Docs Can Go Now
    Knowing how long to keep an important financial document is the key to maintaining your personal security as well as managing clutter. Some documents can be shredded after short periods of time, while others should be kept indefinitely. Here’s a handy guide to help you figure out what to keep and what to shred, beginning with the short-lived documents: Keep for ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The ABCs of Managing Money

    Budgeting isn't always easy - but it doesn't have to be impossible. And it's worth it. You'll live with less worry now, and endure less headache later on. Luckily, the Geezeo blog has come up with some basic money management strategies that are as simple as ABC. Follow their guidelines to squash your debt, start saving, and stop wasting money. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Yes, You Can Always Get What You Want

    Yes, You Can Always Get What You Want
    While no one request is guaranteed to change the course of your career, business, relationships, or life, any single request can. Requests have the potential to make a profound difference to the quality of your life and your ability to achieve the success you want. Sure, just because you ask for something doesn’t guarantee that you will get it. But not ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    4 Things That May Trigger Your Spending

    4 Things That May Trigger Your Spending
    Overspending is easy to do. Everyone falls for it every now and again because sometimes you just feel the need to spend. However, there may be things that trigger our overspending even when we know that we are on a budget and cannot really afford to spend money. 1) Stress – Work, family, friends, sickness, money…all these things (and many more) ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Ultimate Survival Guide to Working from Home

    Ultimate Survival Guide to Working from Home
    Working from home sounds like the perfect gig. What’s not to like about videoconferencing in your slippers, ditching the daily commute, and getting out from under your boss’s watchful eye? Plenty, actually. Take it from someone who’s freelanced for four years, working from home may sound like a dream (all right, in some ways it is), but before you want to ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Money-Saving Tips for Around the House

    Money-Saving Tips for Around the House
    We are creatures of habit, and nowhere is this more true than in our homes. You might be following in mom’s footsteps, emulating the way your college roommate handled domestic chores, or listening to the advice of one too many TV advertisements, but it’s possible that some of your cooking, cleaning, and shopping practices could be dumping money and toxic chemicals ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    13 Ways to Save $500 this Month

    13 Ways to Save $500 this Month
    Everyone can learn to adjust to cutting back, be it through a local ski trip instead of Vail or the Alps, waiting for the Black Friday sale to buy that flat screen TV for 30 percent off, or opting for a classic purse you can coordinate with year-round instead of a seasonal designer bag. But real savings don’t start with the ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +17
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    How to Ask for a Raise in a Recession

    How to Ask for a Raise in a Recession
    The current economic climate doesn’t exactly lend itself to asking for a raise. With all the talk of bailouts, budget cuts and layoffs (not to mention undue bonuses), many an employee is wary of asking for more money. But what if you deserve a raise? According to some experts, you are in luck. Now could actually be the best time to ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    What Are You Really Worth?

    What Are You Really Worth?
    “It’s not polite to talk about money.” That old chestnut may still be true at a dinner party, but at some point a girl’s gotta know her industry’s standards to make sure she’s getting a fair deal. If you can’t bring yourself to ask around, don’t sweat it. Instead, log on and check out one of the many salary sites that ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How Would You Spend a Raise or Bonus?

    How Would You Spend a Raise or Bonus?
    When we asked Monster readers what they’d be most likely to splurge on if they got a big salary bump — a new car, wardrobe or home entertainment technology — the car topped the list with 51 percent of the votes, followed by the wardrobe with 30 percent and the home entertainment center at 18 percent. But quite a few readers ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Tax Day Deals: Freebies and Discounts

    Tax Day Deals: Freebies and Discounts
    To help lighten the blow of Tax Day across the nation, various dining establishments and retailers are offering consumers freebies, deals and discounts — just for today!Here are a few we dug up, but be on the look out for local deals in your area! • Chick-fil-A is offering a “Tax Relief Day Special” that, according to a SmartMoney.com article, ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Fiscal Feminism: Put Your Touch on the Finances

    Fiscal Feminism: Put Your Touch on the Finances
    We all know that women have this reputation to gab, but studies say that women might not talk enough when it comes to financial or other matters. I know, you’re shocked. We don’t talk...enough? The study by professor Pennebaker at the University of Austin-Texas says that men actually blab more than women when making decisions. Women tend to chat before they ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Make Your Taxes Less Taxing: Tips and Tricks

    Make Your Taxes Less Taxing: Tips and Tricks
    Taxes are overwhelming and complicated. There is form after form and it gets tough to keep them all straight. The most painful part, however, is seeing the toll it takes on you wallet. TurboTax, Military.com and Excelle have brought you expert financial advice to make your taxes as painless as possible and hopefully save a lot of money in the process. ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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