FreshBooks – Smart Accounting for Small Businesses & Freelancers

by Miranda Marquit February 18, 2016

As a home business owner, it helps to have an invoicing tool that you can rely on. One of the tools that I have found ideal for my freelancing business is FreshBooks. It’s easy to use, feature-rich, and comes with a very reasonable price point. I switched to FreshBooks after years of using the invoice […]

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Personal Capital Review – Free Online Financial & Portfolio Management

by Ryan Guina February 11, 2016

Personal Capital is one of my favorite money management tools, and one I use frequently to track my investments and my spending. This review will show you how powerful it can be, and why anyone who is serious about managing their money should open a free Personal Capital account today! Why Personal Capital? Because investing […]

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Debit Card Versus Credit Card – Which Is Better?

by Ryan Guina January 25, 2016

There is an age-old debate in the financial community – whether debit cards are better than credit cards. There are some people who love credit cards, and some who hate them. And of course, there are even those who believe you shouldn’t use either, and you should only spend cash. But cash isn’t practical for […]

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Robo Advisors – 5 Advantages to Automated Investing

by Kevin Mercadante January 19, 2016

There are many advantages to investing with robo advisors. They can be the perfect middle ground for investors who aren’t interested in managing their own portfolios, but lack the portfolio size to engage the services of a human investment manager. Why might robo advisors be the perfect place for you invest your money? 1. Hands […]

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When Will I Get My Tax Refund? 2015 Tax Year Refund Schedule

by Ryan Guina January 14, 2016

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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Why I Still Have Debt — And I Don’t Plan to Retire It Early

by Miranda Marquit December 16, 2015

I have long flouted the “rules” of personal finance blogging, since I’ve been a staunch believer that it’s not always necessary to pay off debt as quickly as possible. This is a stance that has earned my sideways glances over the years. However, it’s one that I’m comfortable with, and it’s an approach that I […]

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Why You Might Want to Buy Your Next Car From a Car Rental Company

by Kevin Mercadante December 14, 2015

If you want to buy a used car, you generally have two choices: either buy from an individual, or subject yourself to the pressure tactics of a used car dealership. Either way, it can be tough to know if the car you’re buying will be reliable, or even if you’ll get a good deal on […]

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