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5 Ways to Kill Your Spending Triggers

Spending Triggers

Everyone has spending triggers, even if you don?t know exactly what they are. A spending trigger is something that causes you to make a purchase even if you don?t particularly need that item at the time. A classic example of a spending trigger is going to the grocery store on an empty stomach. Since you are hungry, everything will look ... Read More »

2 Simple Ways You Can Avoid Being House Poor

House Poor

One of the biggest financial mistakes I?ve ever made was buying my house at age the age of 21. I had just graduated from college and started working a full-time job back in my hometown. After viewing several rental houses I grew frustrated by their terrible condition and thus I started looking at houses that were for sale instead. As ... Read More »

Is Becoming A Stock Broker The Right Career Path For You?

Stock Broker

Working in the financial industry can be a very profitable career choice. Any finance-related career will mean it’ll be that much easier to manage your own finances as you will have advanced knowledge that the rest of the population didn’t have the privilege to receive. One potential career choice is that of a professional stock broker. According to the Bureau ... Read More »

5 Ways to Make Extra Money This Summer

Make Extra Money

Life can be expensive no matter what time of year it is, but the costs really tend to add up in the summer. Why is that? There are a couple of reasons. First, if you have children, they are out of school and have more time to engage in various activities ? which usually cost money. Also, many families try ... Read More »

4 Home Buying Tips I Learned from HGTV

Home Buying Tips

Although I?ve been a homeowner?since October 2012, I still feel like I have a lot to learn about the home buying process and what to look for in a first home. There are times when I greatly regret my decisions to become a homeowner at the age of 21 as I really had no idea what I was getting myself ... Read More »