10 Ways to Save Electricity at Home

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Want to save more money? The best place to start is your energy bill. The average American spends around $112 a month on energy. Not to mention if you own a home, it’s likely going to be closer to $200. Now, I’m not going…

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5 Ways to Save Money on Entertainment

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I know all too well how difficult to can be to save money on a tight budget. And trust me, you’re not alone. In fact, over 46% of Americans have less than $1,000 in their savings, with up to 35% having nothing in the…

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A Quick Guide to Tax Season 2019

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It’s that joyous time of year again, tax season! Hey, don’t cry, it’s not that bad! We know tax season sucks, so we crafted together this quick guide to help you through the pain. We’re here to answer the most popular questions, keep you…

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65 Financial Terms Everyone Should Know

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Having a solid grasp on financial terms and money jargon is an important part of the journey to financial independence. As such, we’ve put together a complete list of the top 65 financial terms we think everyone should know. Get snug with some coffee…

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2019 New Year Savings Resolution: The 52 Week Money Challenge

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With every new year comes new changes, and 2019 is looking no different! While most people are gearin’ up to lose weight and eat healthier, many of us are looking to fatten our savings account instead. In fact, over 34% of Americans challenge themselves…

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Roth IRA Withdrawal Rules for 2019

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Roth IRA’s are all the rage now-days – and 2019 is showing no sign of slowing down. With that in mind, it’s important to know the key points of having a Roth IRA. In particular, how a Roth IRA withdrawal works and what exactly…

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What The Heck Is Tax Withholding?

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If there’s one thing we can all unite under in this great big world, it’s that we hate taxes. With good reason too, as our tax code has rapidly grown to an insane 6,550 pages of legal mumbo-jumbo. It’s not just our tax code…

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A Beginner’s Guide To Filing Taxes in 2019

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Welcome to the exciting world of being an adult – paying bills, going to the doctor, and filing taxes! With the official start date of tax season beginning January 28th, it’s time to start thinking about your taxes! If that made you violently ill, don’t…

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5 Tips For Moving Out

Do you enjoy moving? Probably not! Moving can be daunting, frustrating, stressful, time consuming, and worst of all, expensive! That being said, it doesn’t have to be all bad. On the contrary, moving to a new home (after the pain of actually moving your…

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The Tax Bracket Myth

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The dreaded tax bracket myth! We’ve all heard the silly idea that you’ll somehow lose money on getting a promotion at least once in our lives. This is often peddled by people who don’t quite understand just how our tax system. Specifically, when it…

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