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Prenuptial Agreement

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 in Your Money Info | Comments Off on Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial Agreement Aug 1, 2018 | Q&A   While most of us wouldn’t want to busy ourselves with the technicalities of financial planning during the blissful engagement period, as unromantic as it may seem, many engaged couples think it’s a smart thing to do. In addition to protecting assets in the event of a divorce or death, prenups can also help maintain marital harmony by clarifying financial topics that can otherwise become a source of conflict. Thinking of signing a prenuptial agreement? Here is a list of answers to some questions you might have. Q: So … what’s a prenuptial agreement? A: A prenuptial agreement, otherwise known as a...

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Financial Self Defense

Posted by on Jul 25, 2018 in Your Money Info | Comments Off on Financial Self Defense

Look Before You Pump! Don’t Use Your Debit Card At The Gas Station Jul 25, 2018 | Financial Self Defense   How many times a month do you fill ‘er up? It’s a mindless chore, but did you know it can also be the beginning of a financial nightmare? Gas pump skimming is an old crime that’s made a comeback – and your debit card may be at risk.  Every day, 29 million Americans pay for fuel using a credit or debit card. However, compromised pumps with skimming devices installed by scammers have recently been found in several states. Since these skimmer devices are almost invisible, they can be really difficult to spot, enabling them to easily capture the...

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Squawkfox

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in Your Money Info | Comments Off on Squawkfox

Squawkfox: Where Money Is Fun   Your money talk just got a lot more fun!  Yes, we said fun. That’s because, when you log onto Squawkfox.com, you’ll find an array of money-related articles telling it exactly like it is while keeping it light and entertaining. Kerry, the site’s blogger, is a financial journalist, author, lecturer, and self-proclaimed optimist. Kerry dedicated her site to helping you learn how money works. In it, you’ll find out how to spend less, save more, invest successfully and achieve or maintain financial independence.  Kerry’s engaging writing style takes the tedium out of every financial conversation and will have you hooked...

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7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Making A Large Purchase

Posted by on Jul 11, 2018 in Your Money Info | Comments Off on 7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Making A Large Purchase

7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Making A Large Purchase Jul 3, 2018 |   You’re convinced: You really want that Coach handbag. Or you need that genuine Armani tie. Or maybe you know that gigantic, high-res entertainment center will transform your weekends. So you swipe your card and the dream item becomes yours. Of course, you’re absolutely thrilled.  That’s until, a few weeks down the line, when you’re staring a huge credit card bill in the face and buyer’s remorse hits hard. You can’t help wondering, then, why you thought this expensive purchase was worth the steep price tag.  Don’t get sucked in again! Before you say “yes” to a large...

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Dream Kitchen

Posted by on Jun 27, 2018 in Your Money Info | Comments Off on Dream Kitchen

4 Ways To Bring Your Dream Kitchen To Life   The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where we spend many hours whipping up delectable dishes to please every palate and food plan. It’s where we catch a quick morning chat over coffee and linger over dinners together in the early evening.  The kitchen is where it’s at.  It’s also the area of the home that sees the heaviest usage. All that food prep – and all that eating! – has your countertops, table, floors and appliances pulling full-time duty for hours each week. It is these reasons, beauty and practicality, that make kitchen renovations incredibly popular among homeowners. Give your kitchen a...

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Don’t Drink

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Your Money Info | Comments Off on Don’t Drink

Don’t Drink Your Wallet Dry!   It’s hot out, so make sure you’re drinking up!   You probably already know water is the best beverage choice for your health and for your money. But did you know bottled water may be costing you a fortune?  It’s true: Many people pay exorbitant amounts of money for bottled water without even realizing how inflated the price is.  So, let’s take a look at the costs of bottled water when compared to ordinary tap water.  For 1,000 gallons of tap water, it will cost you approximately $11. With that amount of water, you could fill 7,570 bottles of water at 16.9 fluid ounces each, with each bottle costing you just...

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