financial

Maybe It's Not A Good Idea To Enroll In Your Employer's 401(k) Retirement Plan

One of the most common pieces of retirement advice is to max out your company's 401(k) contribution. Pulling money out of your paycheck to invest and grow into a bigger number you can rely on for your golden years does make financial sense, but a 401k retirement account is not for everybody...
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Having An Affair Can Be A Costly Affair!

So you want to have an affair! Well besides the mental anguish of hiding your extra-curricular activates from your spouse, it is downright expensive. According to According to one study, expenses associated with an extramarital affair are typical, and can run nearly $450 a month, or $2,700 for six...
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The Actual Costs Associated With An Emergency

We'd all like to think that nothing bad will happen to ourselves and loved ones but this is the real world and emergencies can happen in a split second. The problem is most Americans are not prepared for an emergency. An eye-opening report that used census, banking and other data actually...
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Outdated Financial Advice

There is plenty of free advice out there and some of it is helpful. Then there is advice that is simply outdated such as these financial tips. The old advice of waiting until your student loans are paid off before buying a home simply doesn't apply in a world where student debt averages $37,000. If...
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How To Quickly Boost Up Your Credit Score

Your credit score is vitally important in today's world. Not only does a higher credit score mean you get better chance of obtaining loan approvals but it may also affect your chances of landing that perfect job! But you've done all you can to boost it by never being late on a payment, keeping your...
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Simple Math To See If Renting A Storage Unit Makes Financial Sense

The late comedian, George Carlin, said it best that all your house is a place to keep your stuff. But even then our homes may not be large enough to store all our stuff and what's where a storage unit comes into play. Last year the non-profit Self Storage Association found that approximately 12.2...
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Why It Is So Hard To Save Money

According to the Federal Reserve, the average working-age couple only saved $5,000 for retirement in 2016 and it may be our brain's fault! A new study suggests people unconsciously think more about making money than they think about saving it, because we tend to think we have more time to save than...
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More Workers Quitting Their Current Jobs To Seek Professions They Enjoy

If you're going to spend the majority of your day working at a job, it should be something you want to do! A recent survey by NetQuote.com found nearly 74% of Americans have left a job to pursue their true passions. As unemployment reached a record low in April of 3.9 percent, some Americans are...
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Signs Your Device Has Been Hacked

How do you know if your accounts and devices have been hacked? It's not like they leave you a note saying your identity has been stolen. But there are some tell-tale signs you can easily identify so that you can stop the hack before it ruins your digital life! One of the biggest red flags likely to...
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The Toilet Roll Personality Test

Toilet paper can be a point of contention in many homes. Should the paper over or under? A survey of 2,000 people and discovered those who 'roll over' (leaving the loose end away from the wall) like being in charge, like organization and order, and some even said they would flip a roll at a 'roll...
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