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What BREXIT Means for Long Term Investors–Nothing

Yesterday Britain voted to leave the European Union. Called BREXIT, the vote sent stock markets into turmoil. As of this writing, markets are down as much as nearly 8%: FTSE 100 (London): -4.24% NIKKEI (Japan): -7.92% DAX (Germany): -7.22% HANG SENG (Hong Kong): -2.95% The U.S. futures are also lower, with the DOW down nearly […]

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“The Simple Path to Wealth” Makes Acquiring Financial Freedom Look Easy

JL Collins recently released his first book, The Simple Path to Wealth: Your Road Map to Financial Independence and a Rich, Free Life. Collins is not yet a household name for most people. However, if you start reading blogs among the early retirement community, you cannot help but learn about the man. He has been […]

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6 Ways Social Media Can Land You a New Job

If your use of social media is all about sharing pictures of your dinner and keeping track of celebrity gossip, you’re missing out. Because while most of us recognise that we are a long way from job searches in the past — days of sitting with the Sunday papers, circling potential ads ripe for application […]

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How to Fly First Class With a Coach Budget

I’ve never sat in first class.  I’ve walked past the section many times and always craved the experience, especially having taken some very long flights (12 hours from San Francisco to Seoul, anyone?) where I sorely wished for more legroom, a more comfortable seat, or free drinks to pass the time. First class, however, doesn’t […]

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Cash Back Rewards: How to Spend the Same but Get More

Credit cards today provide a slew of enticing benefits, from building your credit history to offering zero percent interest on balance transfers. For me, though, it’s all about the rewards. I enjoy receiving that small portion of cash back for every purchase I make — it’s like getting free money with everything I buy. If […]

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Father’s Day: 20 Great Gift Ideas Under $100

This year, Father’s Day falls on June 19th, which means you have just over one week to find Dad a gift he will love. ::cue panic:: No worries, we’re here to help! (As an aside, you might be surprised to learn that Father’s Day wasn’t even an official holiday until 1972. The concept can be […]

Reasons NEVER to do a 100% Auto Loan

7 Reasons Never to Do a 100% Auto Loan

There’s something of a bubble taking place in the auto loan finance market. How I know this is happening: lenders and dealers are offering 100% auto loans. During the heyday of the mortgage bubble, the mortgage industry had the same product, but it was generally referred to as “zero down.” It’s virtually the same thing, […]

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How to Invest Your First $10,000 in the Smartest Ways

Saving your first $10,000 is a huge milestone. What you do with that money can make a big difference in your life. It can, for instance, bring you a lot closer to your financial goals if invested wisely. Deciding exactly what to do with the money to maximize its benefits is not always easy. To […]

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The Best Interest Rates for June 2016

Finding the best interest rates is a lot easier today than it was even a few years ago. Here at Dough Roller we track rates on everything from checking and savings accounts to mortgages to CDs. It occurred to me, however, that there was no one single page on the site where you could find the […]

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Fixer Upper: 4 Ways to Pay for Your Remodel

As long-time DoughRoller readers may know, my husband and I went about our journey into homeownership in a slightly off-beat way. Long story short: we own a 2,400 square foot duplex in Indianapolis and have no mortgage. But we do have a significant amount of work left to do, nearly three years into the process. […]

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4 Budget Types and the Best Tools for Each One

Type ‘broke athletes’ into Google and you’ll see a hall of fame that no athlete wants to be in. For example, boxer Mike Tyson’s career earnings of $300 million were gone by the time he filed for bankruptcy in 2003. NBA star Jason Caffey, who earned $35 million, filed for bankruptcy in 2007. Footballer Warren Sapp […]

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