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ZenPayroll Lives Up To Their Name

by March 31, 2014

At the end of last year, I was contacted by my state tax office. I don’t know about you, but I don’t like receiving letters from any tax office, unless it has to do with a refund! Unfortunately, this letter wasn’t about a refund. It seems the state wanted to be paid more frequently. For [...]

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Five Situations Where Renting Makes More Sense Than Owning a Home

by Kevin Mercadante March 19, 2014

I think we can generally agree that for most people, owning a home is better than renting, especially from a financial standpoint. But are there times when renting makes more sense that owning a home? I think there are – and here are at least five of them. When You Move a Frequently If you [...]

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Investing in Dividend Stocks

by John Schroeder March 17, 2014

A common misconception of investing in the stock market is that it takes a lot of money to get started. We already know that you can start buying stock for as little as $10 a month. You don’t need thousands or even hundreds of dollars to invest. Even if you don’t have a lot of [...]

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Are You “Shoulding” Yourself?

by Miranda Marquit March 14, 2014

I’ve long been a proponent of the idea that you need to set financial priorities that make sense for you and your situation, rather than trying to keep up with Joneses. One of the concepts related to this idea is one that I was introduced to by Jill Beirne Davi, a certified personal coach and the [...]

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6 Investment Tools to Help Build a Solid Dividend Income Portfolio

by John Schroeder March 12, 2014

Investing in the stock market can often feel like a full time job if you don’t watch yourself. There is so much information buzzing around out there about the stock market and individual companies. From financial analysts predicting where the market is heading to daily news on individual companies – it can be hard to [...]

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Why Your Retirement Needs Tax Diversification

by Kevin Mercadante March 10, 2014

While people consider the task of preparing for retirement – mostly saving and properly investing for it – they may overlook an important consideration. Retirement planning needs to include tax diversification. This is especially important because more than a few people will be retiring in a higher tax bracket than they’re in right now. Here are [...]

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How to Find Money to Invest

by John Schroeder March 7, 2014

Investing takes sacrifice and hard work. I have made it a goal to build a sustainable income stream from dividends paid out by stocks. In order to reach my goals, I need to make personal financial sacrifices to get there. As a small investor, one of the hardest parts of building a portfolio of dividend [...]

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