Bubbles burst, the economy falters, companies downsize, and personal disasters happen which can result in a reduced paycheck. Perpetual salary growth or even maintenance is simply not guaranteed. However, by adopting the right tools and attitude, you can make the most of a reduced paycheck and not just survive, but thrive.
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Whether you’re planning a trip to a country across the globe or packing the car for a weekend road trip to a local campground, you can have a debt-free vacation with some careful planning.
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Money worries can have an overwhelming negative effect on both your mental and physical health. Chronic stress has been linked to heart disease, depression, high blood pressure, and unhealthy lifestyle choices. So, how can you achieve balance and well-being in all parts of your life? Here are five tips.
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Did you know that one in five Millennials provide financial support to their parents? If you’re not aware if your parents have a will, if they’re getting contacted about annuities or insurance, or even if they’re paying their bills on time, this holiday season may be a good time to talk to them about their finances.
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If you are looking for a job, you probably have a long list of what needs to be done: Search job boards and the wanted ads. Update your resume and references. Buy interview clothes. Review your credit report? The last task is an often overlooked step in the job search process. However, for many employers, credit reports play an important role in hiring decisions, and having a strong credit report can increase your chances of landing a job.
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October is National Higher Education Month! If you are preparing for the costs of a college education, and are considering your borrowing options, there are some important details to understand about college loans.
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“Over the hill” surprise birthday parties can be fun. But one shock you don’t want in your 50s is the realization that you’ve completely overlooked retirement or are significantly behind where you need to be.
No matter why you’re falling short, if you are, it’s time for a retirement offensive. Here are a few things to consider as you try to re-energize your savings game.
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It may still be spring, but many of us have started daydreaming about summer and all the fun it brings. Here are some tips on how to get the most of your vacation dollar, as well as ways to help keep the kids busy without going broke.
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Ah, spring! It’s the season of renewal, when we can count on longer and brighter days, the return of baseball and the urge to get the house in order. Spring is also a good time to comb through your personal finances and ensure that you’re managing your budget, credit cards, investments and insurance in the best possible way. Here’s how to get started.
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