Top Tips for Funding an Emergency Account

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Do you have an emergency account? Have you come to realize that you need to start one as soon as possible? Are you concerned about finding enough money to fund the account? There’s no better feeling than having a fully funded emergency account. With this in place, you know exactly where you’ll turn if you need cash in a hurry. Unfortunately, some people find it challenging to find enough leftover money every month to fund...
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Why Your 401k Is Important

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Paying off your loans is very important for a young individual. But saving for retirement is also very important. 401ks are a very important part of your retirement. Retirement savings is critical for every person and are critical for young investors. Delaying your retirement options, especially investing in your 401K can be detrimental to your life savings. The earlier you start, the better off you are likely to be. Below are a few advantages to...
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Financial Tips for Newlyweds

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It is a great feeling to get married! When you say I do, you are very much in love, and aren't necessarily thinking about money or finances. But when you get married, you aren't just tying the emotional knot, but a financial knot as well. That financial knot will have to keep you strong throughout your lives so you can have prosperous lives. It is important to set money expectations from the start and to...
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How to Start Investing on a Small Budget

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More than a few of the world’s richest people earned their fortunes by investing in the stock market. Many people never dip their toes into the stock market because they think they need a lot of money to get started. Not true. You can start investing with just a small amount of money. Even a hundred bucks can get you in the door and potentially get you some nice returns. Check your budget to determine how...
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Hindsight says that investing in stocks would have paid off very well, especially over that last 9 years as well as other booms in... Read More
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Emergency Fund FAQs to Answer

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Do you have an emergency fund? Are you in the process of building your account as to gain more financial comfort? Are you starting at zero? When it comes to your emergency fund, you may never feel comfortable. You may always feel like you need more money. Even so, having something saved in an emergency account is better than nothing at all. If you’re unsure of what you should be doing in regards to your...
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Building on the Emergency Fund concept being discussed is the need for quick cash if one loses their source of income. Sometimes w... Read More
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Unique Ways to Fund an Emergency Account

Unique Ways to Fund an Emergency Account
Do you have an emergency account? Do you add money to this on a regular basis? Do you need to get serious about growing the balance? Like many, you may add a few dollars to this account every now and again. For example, you do this when you have money leftover at the end of the month. However, if you really want to grow the balance, you need to get serious about adding large chunks...
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I do have an emergency account. I started it with my side work money (Elance, ODesk, etc.) It really helps me feel more comfortabl... Read More
Friday, 30 June 2017 15:30
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How to Choose the Right Investments

How to Choose the Right Investments
It’s one thing to come to the conclusion that you need to invest your money with the idea of growth in mind. It’s another thing entirely to choose the right investments and make sound decisions as the days (and years) go by. With so many types of investments to consider, it’s never easy to make sense of what you should and should not be doing. Even if you decide on one type of investment, such...
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Great article Chris. One thing that I would like to note. If you are scared about an investment, then this is a wonderful sign tha... Read More
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I would also add time of investment is very important. If you investment is 30+ years, you can consider riskier investments.... Read More
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5 Tips to Help You Invest Like a Pro

5 Tips to Help You Invest Like a Pro
It goes without saying that you invest with one goal in mind: to make money. While some investments are safer than others, there is always some level of risk involved. With all this in mind, it’s important to take a step back, assess your situation, and make changes that will allow you to invest like a pro. Your net worth may never approach investing gurus like Warren Buffett, but this doesn’t mean you can’t make...
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Keep fees down! Always look at how much it will cost to own this stock or investment.
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6 Tips to Help You Build a Bigger Savings

6 Tips to Help You Build a Bigger Savings
Many people put saving money at or near the top of their list of financial goals. Still, saving money can be tough for people at all income levels. If you've been working toward building a bigger savings, use these tips to help reach your goal. Spend less than you earn. Perhaps the most important thing you can do to build your savings is to reduce your spending. Creating a gap between your income and your...
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I have to reiterate to PAY YOURSELF FIRST AND MAKE IT AUTOMATIC. These are so important when building and growing your savings. I ... Read More
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Summer is Coming Soon: Are you Saving for Vacation?

Summer is Coming Soon: Are you Saving for Vacation?
During the winter months it is not always easy to think about summer. After all, it seems so far away. However, if you have plans on vacationing this summer, now is the time to begin the preparation process. In addition to selecting a location, you need to set a budget and start saving. It won’t be long before you need to make a payment to reserve your hotel, flight, and/or rental car. Here are three...
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Saving for vacations should be fun! Most people save for retirement, a car, or other expenses that may not be as fun to save. But ... Read More
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