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4 Considerations for Re-entering the Workforce After Retirement

Entering the job force at any age can be daunting. Strong competition with a still recovering economy leads to a harder time getting employed especially if you are brand new to the workforce or are returning after retirement. With more Americans having less saved up for retirement more retirees are returning to the job force or working longer. If you ... Read More »

4 Ways to Avoid Debt Burnout

4 Ways to Avoid Debt Burnout

As you already know, paying off your debts should be your top financial priority. Hopefully you have already focused yourself on this point, and you are working hard to wipe out those debts as quickly as you can. There is a great reward at the end of this process, when you are debt-free and you can look back on your ... Read More »

5 Ways to Save on Your Summer Bills

5 Ways to Save on Your Summer Bills

Summer can quickly become one of the more expensive times of the year. Between pool passes, vacations, grilling out, fireworks and more, your wallet can get a bit crunched. Not to mention that your bills can go up as well. Air conditioning, watering the lawn/garden, new construction, whatever, start to add up as well. Here are some ways you can lower ... Read More »

Managing Healthcare During Times of Financial Stress

Healthcare spending exceeded $10,000 per person in 2016, and appears to be a continuing problem for the foreseeable future. If you’ve lost your job, or haven’t recovered wages from previous job losses, or even if you’ve changed careers to try and make ends meet, you may be feeling economic strain thanks to healthcare mandates and rising costs for prescription drugs. ... Read More »

3 Easy Ways to Avoid Emotional Spending

3 Easy Ways to Avoid Emotional Spending

Emotional spending can ruin even the best budget. If you have spent time and effort putting together a logical budget to keep your financial life on track, it would be a shame to blow it by spending money on an emotional basis. It isn’t always easy to avoid emotional spending. But, you need to be disciplined if you want to ... Read More »