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Plan Well, Retire Well

Saving and investing your money
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Things I Used My Money for That Were Well Worth It

Posted by Karen Chan - Karen Chan

Does money make us happy? Most of the time when I talk about money, it's about how to spend less, save more, invest those savings, etc. Today, I decided to talk about something different: the things I have done with my money that were well worth it. Some of them even made/make me happy! As I wrote this, I also began to realize how these particular expenses and decisions have affected my...

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How Do You Save Money During the Summer?

Happy first day of summer! For those of us in the colder regions of the U.S., the warmer months present us with options we longed for during the winter, but how do we take advantage of the warm weather? What are some ways we can save over the summer? Check out local opportunities : If you are like me, you may miss some of the great event...

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Is Gardening Garbage or Great

Is Gardening Garbage or Great?

For the last two summers, my family and I have had a garden in the backyard. We take the time to till the soil, plant the vegetables and herbs, then wait. This summer I want to track my spending and see if my time and money it's really worth having a garden. This year we planted: 7 tomato plants (roma, heirloom and cherry) 4 bell pepper plants 1 jalap...

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Let's Shop for Mortgage Loans

Are you shopping for a new home to purchase? If so, are you spending enough time shopping for your mortgage loan too? Shop around to find the best interest rate you can on loans. According to research from the Consumer...

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