Family Finances

Three Reasons Why Financial Plans Fail

10/06/2014
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To paraphrase Burns, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” I cannot be certain about the plans of mice. Driven by little more than instinct, it is hard to determine if mice have anything  we could call plans. But with a far more keen since of time and an awareness of...

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5 Reasons That Your Employer Should Have Group Insurance Benefits

06/09/2014
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It doesn’t matter if your employer has 3 or 300 employees. The odds are, he’d be able to find group benefit rates for you and your co-workers. The big question would be, “why don’t you have any?” To be honest, most employers are simply ignorant to the benefits of group insurance. There is a...

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Handling Joint Accounts in a Divorce

05/13/2014
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Divorce is a rough time for couples and their children. Even if your relationship ends amicably, there are many details to sort out. For example, you might have to determine a custody arrangement for your children; come to an agreement on how to split belongings — and most importantly, you have to find the...

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5 Most Stable Careers for Women in 2014

04/23/2014
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While landing a stable and satisfying job is a challenge under any circumstances, knowing the job market and thinking ahead can boost your chances. From the office to the lab and beyond, 2014 is full of exciting career opportunities for women. Healthcare Careers Dol.gov states that “16 of the 30 jobs with the fastest...

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Know your boundaries

03/21/2014
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Working out the boundaries for your house can be an expensive and complicated process and knowing them before any particularly tough legal issue arises can save you a great deal of time and cost. Land in England and Wales is registered with general boundaries rather than precise ones, and so it can be extremely...

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How to Get Cash Quick

02/15/2014
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As the old saying goes, “cash is king”. We live in a world that pushes plastic, be it debit or credit cards, and even new and inventive forms of currency like bitcoins. But like any society that worries about an impending apocalypse, cold hard cash is valued above all the rest. Liquidity is very...

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Scam Prevention Tips for Seniors

02/08/2014
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Unfortunately, there are people out there who try to scam senior citizens out of money. They prey on seniors because they think that they can easily confuse them and talk them into complying with their request. Seniors must constantly be on guard in order to protect themselves from being scammed out of some of...

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Small Business ‘To Do’ List for 2014

01/07/2014
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An entrepreneurial boom in America is helping offset concerns of an uncertain economy. Although many small businesses start as supplemental income, many entrepreneurs are aiming to expand in 2014. Growing your small business should maximize money and time. Owners must also consider the impact of expansion on liability and taxes, among other factors. Here...

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Save On Healthcare Costs

12/04/2013
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Save On Healthcare Costs

The cost of health care continues to go up in the United States, with insurance premiums increasing 4% a year – about four times our current inflation rate. Even if you have coverage from your employer, you are still likely to be paying about $4500 toward your insurance plan – with your employer paying...

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Shopping Online or In the Store: See Which One Is More Cost Effective

11/29/2013
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When you are in the retail business, it is all about selling your merchandise at the best price to make the most money. There are two main ways in which you can sell your merchandise. You can open up a brick-and-mortar store or sell online. You can also sell online while you have a...

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