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The Twenty-Something Guide to Saving

Saturday, October 6, 2012

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The Twenty-Something Guide to Saving

When you are in school, you learn the skills you will need to take with you to find your first job.  While some schools do offer classes on how to save, only finance students really take anything away from these classes that they will use in real life.  Once you get your first job, you […]

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5 Reasons You Should Be Saving More!

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

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5 Reasons You Should Be Saving More!

Whenever we watch or read the news these days we seem to find more and more reasons why our economy isn’t doing well and more and more cases of people who are struggling with their personal finances. The truth is that more of us are worried about our finances than ever before and that more […]

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401K Mistakes To Avoid

Friday, July 16, 2010

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401K Mistakes To Avoid

Many Americans plan for their retirements with an employer-sponsored 401K plan. A 401K allows you to invest pre-tax money, and not pay taxes on the investment gains within the account until you withdraw the money upon retirement. Deferring taxation to this degree greatly accelerates the returns within the account helping you save more efficiently for […]

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TIPS Can Be Your Best Weapon Against Inflation

Friday, June 18, 2010

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TIPS Can Be Your Best Weapon Against Inflation

Many saving for their retirements are afraid that runaway government spending will create severe inflation thus diluting the eventual value of their investment portfolios. Those nearing retirement with investments primarily focused on fixed income are especially vulnerable to rising inflation. When inflation goes up, then the purchasing power of your dollars goes down. Savers and […]

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