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Retirement Savings for Women

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Retirement savings for women presents several issues women should be aware of early in their savings endeavors.  Most important is how earning less and living longer has implications for retirement.  On average, women live more than five years longer than men, which means that they need enough retirement income to… Read more »

Websites to Save Money

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Take advantage of websites to save money (besides this one).  I am constantly on the lookout for useful websites that save you money and you will find many throughout my book and blog posts.  Here are some recent finds. https://wallethub.com/edu/credit-card-extended-warranty-study/25686/  – Most credit cards will extend the warranty of items… Read more »

Money Management Tips for College Students

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A new college year has started and students are back on campus learning to balance study, fun, and work. They are gaining new independence and responsibility.  College is also the time when students start to practice real money skills, manage money while in college, and learn sound money management tips…. Read more »

Get Your FREE Money-Saving Ebook

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      My new book, “The Financial Guide to Life” is free on Amazon for three days:  8/14 – 8/16.  Get it for free while you can and take advantage of all the ways it can save you money, simplify your finances, improve your investing, get you out of… Read more »

What Young People Should Know about Money

Many young people have recently graduated, started earning money, and are faced with a wide range of new financial choices.  The financial principle I most hope young people learn early is how important it is to start saving early, especially for their retirement.  Saving early, even a small amount, allows… Read more »

New Money Management Book

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I can now announce that my new money management book is available for sale and it is better than FREE! It will pay you back with money savings tips, investing expertise, and advice on how to avoid paying full price. Save hundreds of dollars a month, simplify your finances, and… Read more »

Retirement Savings – Early and Easy

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The media has plenty of gloomy talk about the poor state of people’s retirement savings and readiness for retirement: Social Security is going bankrupt. Employers are no longer offering pensions. Millennials aren’t saving for retirement. State pension funds are underfunded. What is clear is that most people need to be… Read more »

Saving Money Blogs – Save Early

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The Motley Fool site has an interesting article that covers two topics you may be interested in.  First it includes a graph based upon Census Bureau earnings data that shows median income of by gender and various age groups so you can see where you stand.  Secondly, it has a… Read more »