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Why Do You Want More Money?

by Miranda Marquit February 24, 2014

One of the things I hear a lot, from a lot of people, is this: I wish I had more money. The wish for money is almost universal — no matter how much you have right now. Even many of the wealthy wish that they had more money. Many think that having more money is [...]

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FutureAdvisor – A New Way to Get a Free Investment Checkup

by February 21, 2014

Investing can be fairly complicated, even when you try to keep things simple. Follow the standard advice, and you’ll probably do all right – stick with low cost index funds and ETFs, and you’ll not only own a slice of the market, you will control your expenses, which leaves more money in your pocket and [...]

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Will You Leave an Inheritance for Your Children?

by Miranda Marquit February 19, 2014

A recent article on CNN Money says that American retirees expect to leave an average of $177,000 in inheritance for their heirs. Other than wondering how much millionaires and billionaires are skewing this average (seriously, I don’t know anyone who’s going to wind up with $177,000 from their parents or grandparents), I’m wondering whether or [...]

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Millennials – How Not to Be Part of the “Lost Generation”

by Kevin Mercadante February 17, 2014

The Millennial Generation – the roughly 80 million people born between 1980 and 2000 – is looking to be something of a lost generation. They came too late to benefit from the Post World War II boom that lifted so many of the Baby Boom Generation, but just in time for the financial meltdown of [...]

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5 Awesome Free Exercises that Will Help You Get in Shape

by John Schroeder February 14, 2014

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get in shape. Exercising does not need to cost a lot of money or take a bunch of your time. Getting fit doesn’t even require any exercise equipment and can easily be done in your home. If you are looking to save some money on gym [...]

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401k Plan Contribution Limits Increase for 2014

by February 13, 2014

The IRS makes an annual assessment of retirement fund contribution limits, and will increase them if certain cost of living conditions are met. While the IRS won’t increase contribution limits every year, they also won’t decrease them either. At worst, contribution limits will remain stagnant. That is more or less the case for the change [...]

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Beyond the Money: What Else to Think About During Divorce

by Miranda Marquit February 12, 2014

In the last few months, several of my acquaintances announced that they are breaking up. In many cases, this break up is taking the form of divorce. When it comes to divorce, there are a lot of money issues to deal with, from who is responsible for what debt and how the assets should be [...]

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