Are You a Digital Nomad at Heart?

Forging your own path is romantic. That is, it’s romantic until you tell “normal people” that you’ve done it. Jealousy begins to work on them the minute they realize you don’t follow a traditional “9-5” work schedule. They think you “don’t work.” But I’ve hit upon a term that makes personal entrepreneurship like blogging and […]

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The Savers Tax Credit Explained

A little known tax credit can help you save for retirement, even if you feel you don’t have the money to do so. The formal name is the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit. Most people, however, know it simply as the Saver’s Credit, a two-timing savings strategy that reduces taxes and increases retirement. By the numbers, […]

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How Not to Overspend

Technology has given consumers unprecedented access to shopping opportunities — you can shop, literally, morning, noon and night. From your phone or tablet. Debit, credit, store cards, gift cards…the list is endless. There probably has never been a tougher time to resist the temptation to overspend. A few impulsive clicks and your carefully crafted monthly […]

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How to Build a Nest Egg

Living paycheck to paycheck is never easy, but it doesn’t have to mean you can’t save for the future. Everyone needs a savings nest egg or emergency fund. The solution is to get prepared now, no matter what it takes. (And know that you aren’t alone! One study by the Federal Reserve found that most […]

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