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How to Trick Yourself into Saving Money

In a recent post I talked about reasons people give for not saving. While it truly is about making a conscious effort to save, there are ways to make saving money easier simply by not having to think about it.

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Posted in Emergency Savings, How to Guides, Savings

Do You Want To Retire Someday?

I think we all would answer ‘yes’, of course we want to retire someday. However, retiring does take effort and planning. When do you want to retire? How much monthly income will you need in retirement? What percentage of your

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4 Ways to Start Building Your Net Worth

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Building up your wealth, or net worth, is not a quick fix…it takes time. But the good news is that there are simple steps you can take to make progress without being an investment whiz. Check out these 4 tips:

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Posted in Being Frugal, Financial Wellness, How to Guides, Retirement, Savings

Why does financial health matter to me?

Let’s get this out of the way up front: my finances aren’t perfect. I had minimal student loans after undergrad. I started at a community college and then transferred to Hamline University, where I graduated. But years down the road

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Flashback Friday: How to avoid the biggest 401k blunders

Do you have a 401k or will you soon have one? Check out this flashback Friday post about the biggest mistakes to avoid with your 401k. These days, a 401k is typically the cornerstone of every investor’s retirement plan. Gone

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