53 Clever Ways to Earn Extra Money on the Side in 2019

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Looking to earn extra money on the side? I get it! Right now we just had our 3rd baby and my wife is off work for the immediate future. So we’re down to one income (mine!) and expanding our family to 5. You can bet I need to earn extra money on the side! Between … Read more53 Clever Ways to Earn Extra Money on the Side in 2019

9 Best Ways to Save for Retirement & Make Your Dreams Come True!

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Wondering what the best ways to save for retirement are? If you’re over 30, you have probably thought about retirement. You’ve likely wondered if social security will be enough or been concerned you don’t make enough money to save for retirement.tri If you’re like most folks, you probably haven’t started retirement saving yet. Or at … Read more9 Best Ways to Save for Retirement & Make Your Dreams Come True!

Learning to Invest in Mutual Funds – 13 Simple Tips That Work!

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Looking for Tips to Learn about Mutual Funds? Investing. Whether for retirement or building a nest egg, it scares most people. Learning to invest in mutual funds just requires learning a few basic terms, signing up for an online broker program, and starting with as little as $100. Everyone knows they should be investing for … Read moreLearning to Invest in Mutual Funds – 13 Simple Tips That Work!

5 Top Reasons You Need Multiple Bank Accounts for Budgeting

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Wondering if multiple bank accounts for budgeting might help your family? Having only 2 family bank accounts is the norm; I get it.  Why in the world would you need more than checking and savings? For years my family only had a checking account and a savings account. If that’s where your family is today, my suggesting … Read more5 Top Reasons You Need Multiple Bank Accounts for Budgeting

When I Can’t Pay My Bills – 9 Crucial Steps You Can Take

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Co-authored with personal finance expert Brian Loman of ElcLoans Have you said to yourself I Can’t Pay My Bills? There’s nothing worse than having a pile of bills and notices from collection companies and just not having enough money to pay them. We feel ashamed and feel like we are failing. If we have a spouse and/or kids … Read moreWhen I Can’t Pay My Bills – 9 Crucial Steps You Can Take

13 Proven Saving Money for Christmas Tips You Probably Don’t Know

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Looking for the best tips on saving money for Christmas? Poor planning with Christmas saving can turn your red Christmas blue Christmas spending can sometimes turn even the jolliest person into a Scrooge. How many of us plan to do Christmas saving throughout the year? Then come November we realize it’s too late and we … Read more13 Proven Saving Money for Christmas Tips You Probably Don’t Know