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Money Management

Keep more money in your pocket with helpful ideas in these articles about managing your money.

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The Great Latte Debate

One of the fiercest debates in personal finance is over your morning coffee routine. People have extremely strong opinions about whether you should spend...

Christmas Survival Guide: For Your Finances

The holiday season is one of my favourite times of the year. Even though we only have about 8 hours of sunlight a day...
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Skoolie Sweet Skoolie: How A School Bus Conversion Could Be Your Next Home

“Skoolie living” refers to people who convert school buses (known as “skoolies”) into habitable tiny homes for a fraction of the cost of purchasing...

4 Offbeat Hacks To Keep Your Holiday Spending In Check

One of my favorite parts of gift-giving is shopping for the perfect item, so avoiding the stores this time of year is not an...
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Here’s How to Shock-Proof Your Retirement Plan (Once You Have One…)

Dad was several years older than Mom, and toward the end of their lives, in poorer health than hers. I tried asking Mom if they...
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The 100-year old book that’s still a valuable guide to personal finance

Almost a century ago, in 1926, George S Clason published his widely acclaimed book, The Richest Man in Babylon. The ‘twist’ is that the...

The Saving Rate: A Shame-Breaking Solution

Has the shame of never having "enough" to save prevented you from saving at all? I feel your pain. In fact, if you and I...
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How Soon Can You Reach Your Personal FIRE Point?

FIRE, the acronym for Financial Independence, Retire Early, connects with many people’s dream of “firing” their boss. Do you know how long it’ll be...
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Here are the states whose residents are really best at managing their money

As recently reported by CreditCards.com, the state whose residents are best at managing their money is South Dakota, followed by Montana and a three-way...

5 seasonal job ideas to earn extra cash for the holidays

Whether you’re a holiday purist who loathes the fact that Christmas displays start popping up even before Sweetest Day, or if you’re one of...