Category Archives: Planning

5 Money-Mantras for College Students

One of the biggest worries of incoming college students is money management, because for most young people, managing finances on their own is a brand new experience. On top of meeting new people, learning something new, experiencing different kinds of … Continue reading

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How to Save Money During Wedding Season

With wedding gifts, outfit, bachelor parties, bridal showers, travel and accommodation to pay for, did you know that Americans spend around $500 to $700 on each wedding they attend to? Yes, that’s only for one wedding and now that it’s … Continue reading

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The 5 Best Apps for Homebuyers

Being a home owner is probably in everyone’s wish list – it’s the ultimate American dream. If you’re already close to making that dream a reality, lucky you. If you’re on the market for a new home right now or … Continue reading

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The 4 Basic Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home

Home Ownership has been ever since, the ultimate American Dream.  Aside from having the control over your own home and it being a long term investment, owning a house gives you the pride of ownership, sense of stability and belongingness … Continue reading

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7 Financial Tips for the New College Grads

Congratulations, graduates!  Welcome to the real world where the future is so bright… and terrifying at the same time.  Life after college is a pretty exciting time full of new adventures and opportunities but the feeling of uncertainty is surely … Continue reading

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3 Important Budgeting Tips for the Self-Employed

Whether you’re running your own business or doing freelance jobs, being self-employed is very rewarding – flexible schedules, being able to work from home and you only have yourself to answer since you are your own boss. However, self-employment isn’t … Continue reading

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7 Productivity Hacks for People Who Work From Home

Thanks to 24/7 connectivity, more and more people have embraced the idea of working from home – whether it’s running a home-based business, a freelance job or simply doing some work out of the office. Working from home has a … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Business

It’s that time of the year for spring cleaning but it’s not just all about the annual dusting, scrubbing, de-cluttering and reorganizing at home that you should make time for.  Your business needs that spirit of renewal too!  And I’m … Continue reading

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7 Easy and Helpful Ways to Build an Emergency Fund

It’s never too late to start building an emergency fund.  It’s a very common financial advice and I’m sure you already know how critical that is.  However, the problem is how to actually do it and where to begin – … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Survive a 30-Day Spending Hiatus

As we enter the final days of winter, why not wrap up this season with a challenge that will buff up your budget and prepare you financially for spring and summer break?  The challenge would be a no-spend-month hence the … Continue reading

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