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What Should You Do With Your Tax Refund?

Here are some things to consider before blowing it all on a random shopping spree. Continue reading

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A “Tail” of Two Kitties

April 2nd is National Employee Benefits Day and this year’s focus for the IFEPB is to increase awareness of the retirement crisis. Continue reading

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How Not To Prioritize Your Financial Goals

In this article, Learnvest provides some guidelines as to how to budget and prioritize your financial goals. Continue reading

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What Obama’s Budget Proposals Could Mean For Your Retirement

While it is unlikely that these provisions will be enacted anytime soon, it does raise the specter of possible changes in the future so it’s important to understand the short and long term ramifications for you and your retirement plans if they ever do come to pass. Continue reading

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Why I Max Out My Health Savings Account (And You Should Too)

No one likes seeing their money get ripped by taxes, so take full advantage of the tax-free benefits of the HSA. Continue reading

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Go Simple. Go Small. Go Now.

By focusing on things I wanted to do in life and choosing a cheaper, simpler method for getting there, I’ve been able to reach those goals much more quickly. Continue reading

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Retirement Saving Benchmarks for All Ages

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was some type of scoreboard in our financial lives to help us track our progress when it comes to saving for retirement? Continue reading

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Why I’m Investing in Real Estate

Here are some of the unique benefits to supplementing your other retirement investments with direct real estate: Continue reading

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Why Gen X Isn’t Doomed

We still have time to make the small changes in our daily spending habits and apply that money towards our long term goals of debt reduction and retirement savings. Continue reading

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Lessons From Having the Flu and Pneumonia

With a few relatively easy to manage steps, you can begin to demystify the whole concept of how to take care of the cost of healthcare during your remaining working years as well as during retirement. Continue reading

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