Category: Financial Management


9 Easy Moves to Save You Time and Money

Feb 05, 2016

Back in the day, TVs were all basic black-and-white sets with on-off knobs and a choice of four channels. People saved money in a bank account, carried a department-store charge card, and could fit all of their important papers in the proverbial shoebox. Today’s big-screen entertainment centers come with hundreds of channels and multiple remotes. […]

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Top 5 Blog Posts of 2015

Dec 23, 2015

Here are the Top 5 blog posts you loved in 2015. #5 When Your Kids Ask How Much Money You Make — Use this potentially awkward question about income to teach your children the ins and outs of the family budget. Read the entire article. #4 Could You Be Saving More? — The amount you […]

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5 Things You Should Know About Buying Holiday Gift Cards

Dec 18, 2015

Can’t figure out what to give this holiday season? For many, the answer is gift cards. They’re easy to purchase and the receiver gets to choose what they want. But be careful, not all gift cards are the same. Here are five tips from the Federal Trade Commission about buying gift cards: 1.    Buy from […]

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The Financial Advice That Women Really Want

Dec 04, 2015

Several members of our staff recently went to an investment conference at which a hot topic was women and money, and they suggested that we do a story on the subject. The office reaction was mixed. “It sounds patronizing,” said one female colleague. For me, it was a case of déjà vu. Ten years ago, […]

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3 Side Jobs for Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads

Nov 20, 2015

Being a stay-at-home parent is a full-time job. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come with a full-time paycheck. So, it can be hard for some families relying on just one income to make ends meet. However, there are ways for stay-at-home moms and dads to earn some extra cash to help supplement the family budget without leaving […]

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