Category: Saving and Investing

The Post-Divorce Money Plan

Now that you’re in charge of the finances, it’s time to get things in order. Believe me, it’s actually easier to manage the household cash when there’s only one person spending it – even though it is tougher to manage without that extra income. A lot of women coming off a divorce feel really insecure...

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Don’t Skip this Crucial Wealth-Building Step!

Workplace retirement plans, like 401(k)s, let you save for your future without much thought after you first sign up. That "set it and forget it" strategy works really well on the contribution side, so you’re constantly adding money without skipping. But that’s not the best strategy for wealth building. Only about 20% of people regularly...

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How to turn $1 into $30,168

It’s hard to imagine saving $30,000. But $1 – that’s easy. And you can turn that $1 into $30,000 without breaking a sweat. All it takes is… Time. It’s one of the most important factors when it comes to building wealth. And the sooner you get started, the more time your money has to do...

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How Single Moms can turn $1 into $30,168

It can be really hard for single moms to save money – let alone saving up $30,000. But saving $1 – that you can do. And that’s really all you need to do to end up with $30,000. Because you can turn that $1 into $30,000 without breaking a sweat, without depriving your kids or...

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My Everything-Wrong-at-Once Week

Why Single Moms NEED emergency savings You already know part of my unfortunate last week (sick kid, sick me, hot water heater snafu). But that’s not where the “oh, no” ended. It’s so crazy, it almost sounds made up...but this all really happened. My son was still sick. I still felt like my nose would...

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Don’t run out of money! Dodge these 5 retirement traps NOW

Tropical beaches…tennis and golf…sailing on crystal blue waters…exotic travels… Whatever you dream about when you think of retirement, the reality could end up being much different, and much more stark, unless you take steps to bolster your nest egg right now. By tackling these 5 retirement traps before they spring up, you’ll be better able...

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