Budgeting

It can be hard to say NO to our kids. I know that sometimes I feel bad when I tell my son that I won’t buy something for him, or that he can’t go to an event that costs money. However, telling your kids NO can create situations in which you teach them valuable money lessons. Since you want […]

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Using a Health Savings Account (HSA) as an investment vehicle can be a great way to prepare for retirement. It requires a high-deductible health insurance plan in order to participate in the HSA, but you can invest the funds however you wish. I decided to switch to a high-deductible plan with an HSA this year, […]

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As a woman, you definitely understand what I mean when I say that beauty doesn’t come cheap. From makeup to manicures to haircuts, maintaining your appearance can really put a dent in your budget. In a 2013 report, it was found that a woman will spend approximately $15,000 on beauty products in her lifetime. That’s a […]

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I recently moved from a rural area in Michigan to a suburb of Seattle. The most frequently asked follow-up question, from relatives and family members who didn’t want us to leave, was: “But what about the cost of living? It’s a lot higher there.”   I have to admit, this concerned us at first, especially considering […]

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Hopefully by now, you’ve completed and sent off your tax return. While some of us may owe Uncle Sam money, others are getting a nice hefty refund check. According to the IRS, the average tax refund is $3,120, which is quite a large chunk of money. What’s the best way to handle this lump sum of […]

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Too often, we complacently think that difficult times can’t affect us. We are sure that terrible things won’t happen to us and that they only happen to others. And, for many of us, that ends up being true. However, the case is likely to be different when it comes to the possibility of experiencing a […]

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