8 Inexpensive Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

by Kevin Mercadante November 6, 2015

If you are planning to sell your house in the near future you’ll naturally want to get the best price for it. You don’t have to break the bank to make this happen – here are eight inexpensive ways to increase the value of your home. A Fresh Paint Job A fresh paint job can […]

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7 Reasons Why Most of Your Money Should be in Index Funds

by Kevin Mercadante October 30, 2015

It sometimes seems that nearly everyone is looking for some foolproof method to beat the market and earn a lot more return on their investments. This can include investing in actively managed funds, buying individual stocks, taking a shot on penny stocks, or loading up in select investment sectors. But while any of those strategies […]

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Looking for a Place to Retire? Consider these 10 States

by Miranda Marquit October 28, 2015

One of the most important factors when it comes to retirement is where you decide to live. Cost of living is a big deal when it comes to retirement, since you are often on a fixed income, and you might not be able to afford to live someplace expensive. When deciding where to retire, you […]

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7 Best Careers If You Want to Be a Millionaire

by Kevin Mercadante October 26, 2015

In theory at least, it’s possible for anyone to become a millionaire regardless of occupation. All you have to do is save your money diligently, and invest it consistently and intelligently. But there’s no doubt that certain careers lend themselves better to becoming a millionaire than others. Here’s a list of the seven best careers if […]

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Why So Many New Businesses Fail – and How Not to Be One of Them

by Kevin Mercadante October 23, 2015

There’s a reason why so many people prefer to be on someone else’s payroll, rather than running their own business. It’s called failure. Many new businesses fail, and that’s what keeps more people from trying their hand at self-employment. But there are ways that you can avoid becoming one of the new business casualties that […]

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Do You Hide Your Money from Your Spouse?

by Miranda Marquit October 21, 2015

One of the quirks of my financial relationship with my husband was the fact that he wasn’t very interested in what was happening with our money. For the most part, he was just interested in whether or not he can make a purchase. If he wants to make a large purchase, he let me know […]

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6 Business Ideas for Teenagers

by Kevin Mercadante October 19, 2015

Juggling a part-time job with a full-time school schedule isn’t always the most comfortable arrangement. Sometimes your work schedule clashes with your homework and study time, and sometimes it can leave little time for extracurricular activities and a meaningful social life. And when the economy is bad, jobs for teenagers are especially hard to find. […]

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