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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Are You Having Financial Conversations with Your Kids?

by Miranda Marquit October 16, 2015

I have long advocated having financial conversations with your kids. It’s important to give your kids an idea of how to appropriately manage money, and talk to them about how you handle your finances — as well as what you wish you had done differently. However, it might be difficult to talk with kids about […]

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Social Security Benefits for Children

by Kevin Mercadante October 14, 2015

One of the biggest concerns that all parents have is the care of their children in the event of their death. Your death will certainly cause deep emotional issues for your children, but the good news is that you can get financial help from the Social Security Administration in the care of your children as […]

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