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Money Can’t Buy Happiness – But it Can Buy 10 Things that Help you Realize it
Wed, 06/29/11 | 8 Comments
Money Can’t Buy Happiness – But it Can Buy 10 Things that Help you Realize it

Maybe money can’t buy happiness directly. Or maybe I should say – money alone does not guarantee happiness.
If you use it right, however, it can sure buy you a lot of things that can contribute …

The Cost of Air Conditioning Vs. a Fan: Is it Time to Re-Think Our Addiction to AC?
Tue, 06/28/11 | 37 Comments
The Cost of Air Conditioning Vs. a Fan: Is it Time to Re-Think Our Addiction to AC?

An American Love Affair with Air Conditioning (AC)
Summer is here. Time to rev up the air conditioning units. Or is it?
Americans are addicted to AC. We DEMAND it in our homes, our offices, our shopping …

How to Save Money Fast: 4 Emergency Techniques
Mon, 06/27/11 | 22 Comments
How to Save Money Fast: 4 Emergency Techniques

How many movies have you seen where the lead character or characters are in some huge predicament and have to come away with $10,000, $100,000, or even $1 million+ in a short period of time?
It …

Pay Off Student Loan Debt or Save for Retirement? Help a Reader!
Wed, 06/22/11 | 36 Comments
Pay Off Student Loan Debt or Save for Retirement? Help a Reader!

Finally reaching the point where you have positive cash flow to be able to choose to pay off your debt or invest is never a bad thing.
But it often creates some tough decisions for people.
When …

5 Part-Time Jobs with Health Insurance & Benefits
Tue, 06/21/11 | 9 Comments
5 Part-Time Jobs with Health Insurance & Benefits

Part-time jobs don’t always equate to no benefits. There are plenty of part-time jobs out there that offer surprisingly good health insurance and benefit plans. You just have to know where to look.
Why is it …

Does Closing a Savings or Checking Account Hurt your Credit Score?
Wed, 06/15/11 | 7 Comments
Does Closing a Savings or Checking Account Hurt your Credit Score?

Ever wonder what type of accounts do and do not impact your credit score and history?
A reader writes in with a good question on closing a checking account and I thought I’d share the answer, …


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