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U.S. financial and economic topics from several finance writers.

Does Vacation have to Cost that Much?

As summer wears on and you begin to dream of days spent on the beach, it may not be long before you are planning a trip. While a vacation may be something you want, it may not be something you can afford. Or can you?Many people believe that taking a vacation will cost them an arm and a leg, regardless of the destination or the finer details. There may be trips that fit this mold, but...
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The Financial Side of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

If you are faced with the task of hiring a personal injury attorney, it means that you or a loved one has been involved in some type of accident. While this may not be something you want to do, when you get professional help on your side you will feel better about the future.Are you familiar with the financial side of hiring a personal injury attorney? On the surface, you may see nothing more than a...
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Before making a Career Change Consider the Financial Impact

Are you considering a career change? If you are ready for something new, you probably have many reasons for feeling this way. While you may be tempted to make an immediate change, it is important to take a step back and assess your financial situation before doing so.It may not be true for everybody who makes a career change, but most find that this impacts their finances in some way, shape, or form.Before making this change,...
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Need Bankruptcy Advice? Start with an Attorney

Although bankruptcy should be a last resort, this may be something you are considering if you find yourself in a less than ideal financial situation.There are pros and cons of filing for bankruptcy, and it is your responsibility to compare the good and the bad before making a final decision.It is likely that you don’t know much about bankruptcy. For this reason, you should consult with a local attorney as soon as possible. This does not...
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Do these Three Things before Filing for Bankruptcy

Are you interested in filing for bankruptcy? If so, you should understand the seriousness of making this decision. It may be something that could benefit you now and over the long run, but at the same time there are potential pitfalls to be aware of.Before you make this decision, here are three important details to focus on:1. Other options. Think about it this way: bankruptcy should be your last resort. This is not something you do...
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Quick Tips for Choosing the Right Financial Planner

If you are serious about your financial situation and hope to make all the best decisions for your future, it may be time to hire a professional. But not just any professional. You need to find a local financial planner who can provide you with targeted advice, regardless of your situation.Like many, you may be concerned about the process associated with choosing a financial planner. After all, this is a big decision that could impact your...
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NDYL, A Sort of Epilogue

Well, friends, the time has come. The curtain is about to close on the literary reality show known as “Nickel and Dime Yourself to Life”--at least, for now. Regular NDYL readers might remember my original plan was to try this little experiment for 6 months. My, time sure flies when you’re--um, I’m not sure “having fun” accurately describes this experience. Still, I can hardly believe over six months have passed since I began chronicling the budgeting...
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NDYL, Part 6B: Eat to Save

This year I’m going to spend less on food by eating more. Nutritious foods, that is. Eating mostly minimally processed homemade nutrient-rich food, rather than a lot of convenience foods will save my family at least $#222222. Unlike last month, when I included some hypothetical savings, this time my figures reflect only actual budget dollars. Most of those dollars we’ll re-allocate toward paying down our debt. Last month I began discussing a set of behaviors I...
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The Many Benefits of Buying Pet Products Online

As a pet owner, you are well aware of your responsibilities. From buying the highest quality products to taking your pet to the vet, there are things you will be doing on a regular basis.While many people believe that buying pet products locally is their only option, don’t overlook the benefits of doing so online. When you turn to the internet, you may soon find yourself taking advantage of the following benefits:1. More affordable. Let’s face...
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5 Vacation Planning Mistakes that can cost you Money

With so much to look forward to, planning a vacation can be extremely exciting. From choosing a destination to searching for the best deal, you are going to find yourself making a lot of important decisions along the way.While most people understand the importance of using the internet to save money, some don’t realize they could still make mistakes that cost them dearly.Here are five vacation planning mistakes to avoid:1. Booking too soon or too late....
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