Are You Being Paid What You’re Worth?

by Kevin Mercadante February 13, 2015

If you want to know if you’re being paid what you’re worth, here are five websites that can help you do that. These can be especially important if you’re thinking of asking for a salary increase. You want to make sure you’re being paid the going rate for your job, but at the same time […]

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Do Your Resources Support Your Lifestyle?

by Miranda Marquit February 11, 2015

It was with interest that I read Ryan’s recent post about joining the Air National Guard. One of the things that struck me is that he has the freedom to create a lifestyle that he enjoys, and that fits with his finances. He’s structured his finances in a way that provides him with the ability […]

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Five Reasons Why the Dow Will Probably Blow Past the 20,000 Mark in 2015

by Kevin Mercadante January 22, 2015

As a rule, I’m not big on predictions – mine or anyone else’s. But I’m going to stick my neck out here, and say that the Dow Jones Industrial Average will probably blow past the 20,000 mark in 2015. Feel free to disagree, but here are five reasons why. Inertia – A Rising Stock Market […]

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When Will I Get My Tax Refund? 2014 Tax Year Refund Schedule

by Ryan Guina January 15, 2015

If you file your taxes with the IRS EFile, or with an tax software program that files your taxes online for you, then you are in luck – you will generally receive your tax refund much more quickly than if you file your taxes by mail. The reason is that electronic tax returns are easier […]

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How I Save – Prioritizing Spending & Tracking My Progress

by Ryan Guina January 13, 2015

This post is part of the TaxACT How I Save blog tour which teaches you ways to keep more money in your pocket. Last year, TaxACT saved America over $240 million on tax preparation. How much can you save? To learn more about tips and strategies on saving, click here. There is a famous quote […]

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Grow Your Dough Throwdown – Can You Beat the Stock Market?

by Ryan Guina January 9, 2015

Do you think you can beat the stock market? Many individual investors think they can. And some do, at least for a little while. I don’t have the illusion that I can beat the stock market over the long run. But it’s fun to try. It’s also fun to see if you can beat your friends […]

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Cancel Your Cell Phone Contract Without Paying Fees

by Ryan Guina January 6, 2015

The early termination fees that cell phone companies charge are outrageous! Most companies charge anywhere from $150-200 to cancel your contract before you fulfill the terms. In the past I got out of a cell phone phone contract with Verizon by transferring my phone number and contract to a friend. I was able to avoid the paying the $175 […]

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