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What You Should Know About the Presidential Candidates’ Tax Plans

What You Should Know About the Presidential Candidates’ Tax Plans

This has been one of the most contentious and unusual election cycles in modern U.S. history. Whatever your opinion might be of the two candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have run highly disparate campaigns that have brought on criticism from both sides of the aisle. For Trump, it’s his inability to stick to a position on just about any […]






by September 26, 2016 0 comments Taxes
How to Invest Like the Top 1%

How to Invest Like the Top 1%

The investing secrets of the wealthy. We could all use a few helpful hints from those who have achieved to levels the rest of us aspire to someday. The true players seem to look at things differently, see angles and advantages the rest of us don’t, and just seem to have an affinity for knowing about the next big thing […]






by September 23, 2016 0 comments Investments
Socially Responsible Investing 101

Socially Responsible Investing 101

SRI. It’s an acronym that’s been gaining more popularity as of late among investors and financial analysts. It stands for Sustainable, Responsible, and Impact investing (SRI). It’s a socially responsible strategy for investing that relies on Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) to develop a diverse portfolio for meeting your long-term financial goals while also maintaining a positive and sustainable […]






by September 12, 2016 0 comments Investments
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How to Budget for a New Baby

Congratulations, you’re going to have a baby! Now what?! To start, your life is about to change entirely — and that means everything from your sleep schedule to your finances. There is going to be a litany of expenses in your future, from the minor necessities like strollers, diapers, and toys to the larger costs looming in the form of […]






by September 9, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
Retirement Savings Vehicles Explained

Retirement Savings Vehicles Explained

Putting money away for your future. It’s not the sexiest topic around, nor is it something many people think about before we turn 40. Why is that? Perhaps we don’t consider retirement to be so pressing at that age and we have other things on our minds that are far more important. It’s true that many of us may work […]






by September 7, 2016 0 comments Retirement
10 Tips to Help Teach Your Teenager a Sense of Financial Responsibility

10 Tips to Help Teach Your Teenager a Sense of Financial Responsibility

Parents are faced with having typical discussions with their teenagers about things like the dangers of alcohol and drugs and the dreaded talk about the “birds and the bees”. While these are vital conversations to be had there is another that is usually overlooked, often to the detriment of our sons and daughters. That topic is financial responsibility. ┬áIt’s a […]






by September 2, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
15 Great Jobs for College Students

15 Great Jobs for College Students

Millions of students are attending colleges and universities across the country. Many of them are going to have to pick up a job while taking classes to support themselves or even pay their own tuition. For those who are in this position, we have some great ideas for finding the right gig once you get on campus. Some of these […]






by August 26, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
The Complete Guide to Purchasing Airline Tickets Online

The Complete Guide to Purchasing Airline Tickets Online

Finding the lowest fares on airline tickets can sometimes feel like one of life’s great challenges. No one really fully understands why the prices rise and fall when they do or why buying too early or too late means you’ll pay more for your ticket. Some airlines make you pay to check bags, others don’t, while most of them gouge […]






by August 19, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
How to Buy Professional Clothes Without Spending a Paycheck

How to Buy Professional Clothes Without Spending a Paycheck

Being employed in the business world means you must look the part each day as you enter the office. Business clothes, however, can be extremely expensive because of materials and designer contributions. You might be climbing the corporate ladder, and you’re not ready to pay those exorbitant prices. As a solution, you need to be creative when buying that new […]






by August 18, 2016 1 comment Personal Finance
10 Ways to Save on Your Electric Bill This Summer

10 Ways to Save on Your Electric Bill This Summer

We’re all looking for ways to save money and one of the places to consider pinching those pennies is on your electric bill. The summer months often represent the greatest impact to your utility costs because when those temperatures rise the first thing we all do is fire up the air conditioning. However, that’s not the only drain on your […]






by August 16, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance