Roth IRA Basics, In a Question & Answer Format
Sun, 11/23/14 | 2 Comments

Roth IRA’s have become quite popular among the millennial generation (and beyond) and can be a great addition to your retirement savings arsenal. But Roths bring a lot of questions with them, so I wanted …

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Avoid Putting your Bridesmaids & Groomsmen in Debt
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Avoid Putting your Bridesmaids & Groomsmen in Debt

If you’re in that twenty to thirty-something age range, odds are that you have friends and family who are getting married. If you are close with any of them, there’s a good chance you will …

Thinking of Itemizing your Tax Deductions? Here’s a Teaser
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Thinking of Itemizing your Tax Deductions? Here’s a Teaser

Itemizing your Taxes Made Easier
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The Top 5 Best Android Personal Finance Apps (& they are Free)
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The Top 5 Best Android Personal Finance Apps (& they are Free)

If you’re going to shell out the cash for a smart phone and data plan, you might as well harness some helpful personal finance applications to recoup some of that money! Google’s Android platform has …

Why Graduate Degrees Are a Rip Off: Crunching the Numbers
January 21, 2010 | 75 Comments
Why Graduate Degrees Are a Rip Off: Crunching the Numbers

This one should fire you up one way or the other. I’ve been in many a heated debate about this very topic before. So let’s have some fun with it. I’m going to come out …

What is the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit? Can I Claim it?
January 18, 2010 | No Comment
What is the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit? Can I Claim it?

Yet another case where NOT making much money actually pays off. If your income is below the follow adjusted gross income (AGI) levels for the 2011 and 2012 tax year, you may be eligible for …

Reader Dilemma: I Cant Get Approved for a Credit Card! How do I Build Credit?
January 14, 2010 | 37 Comments
Reader Dilemma: I Cant Get Approved for a Credit Card! How do I Build Credit?

How Do you Get Approved for Credit Without a Long Credit History?
This question comes from a reader who has been unable to get a credit card approved, despite seemingly doing everything by the textbook. I …


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