Money

Empower Yourself to Pay Off Debt

Empower Yourself to Pay Off Debt

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / June 27, 2022 /

There is usually no quick fix to paying off debt, and maintaining the mental and emotional energy to keep going can be challenging. 

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Redefining External vs. Internal Rewards to Help Choose Your Goals Wisely

Redefining External vs. Internal Rewards to Help Choose Your Goals Wisely

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / June 20, 2022 /

When you start going after promotions or raises at work simply because they’re there and you think they’ll earn you more external respect, you run the risk of distracting yourself from your ultimate career

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Have a Strategic Plan So You Can Cash Out On Your Terms

Have a Strategic Plan So You Can Cash Out On Your Terms

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / June 13, 2022 /

If you’ve been working on upskilling and taking advantage of employer-offered education, now might be a great time to find a better job with a higher salary, thanks to the Great Resignation. 

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5 Ways to Better Handle Financial Stress

5 Ways to Better Handle Financial Stress

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / June 6, 2022 /

Things in the financial world are starting to look up for some people. Even though inflation is going crazy and housing prices continue to rise, there are signs that the economic distress that many people experienced during the pandemic shutdowns is starting to ease.  But what do you do if your situation isn’t improving? Many…

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Worried About Ever-Increasing Prices? 5 Ways to Reduce Your Utility Bills

Worried About Ever-Increasing Prices? 5 Ways to Reduce Your Utility Bills

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / May 30, 2022 /

You probably won’t save hundreds of dollars every month by making these changes, but every little bit helps your budget and is money you’ll have to spend elsewhere, like on groceries or child care. 

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How to Prepare for a Recession

How to Prepare for a Recession

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / May 16, 2022 /

Some economists might argue that recessions may not be inevitable, but they typically occur about once every ten years and usually follow periods of strong economic growth.

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Rent vs. Buy: What's the Right Decision for You?

Rent vs. Buy: What’s the Right Decision for You?

By Michele Lerner / May 10, 2022 /

Despite stereotypes, millennials make up the largest group of homebuyers. Is it still considered a wise investment?

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Understanding Retirement Accounts and Choosing the Best One for You

Understanding Retirement Accounts and Choosing the Best One for You

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / May 2, 2022 /

Although many people rely on their employer-sponsored 401(k) for the majority of their retirement planning, there are other options available that don’t require traditional employment or that can be used to complement your employer-sponsored plan.

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Preparing Yourself to Have Difficult Money Conversations with Your Partner

Preparing Yourself to Have Difficult Money Conversations with Your Partner

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / April 25, 2022 /

Talking about a heavy subject like debt and making a plan to get away from it can feel stressful and scary, especially if you feel like the other person is judging you for the issues you face.

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A Beginner's Guide to Alternative Investments

A Beginner’s Guide to Alternative Investments

By Tom Corley / April 25, 2022 /

Cryptocurrencies and NFTs might feel like an exciting way to expand your portfolio, but is it the smartest move for you?

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