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Subscription Services: 14 of the Best Money-Savers

Monthly subscription boxes are all the rage these days. Take a quick glance online and you’ll likely find hundreds of options to suit any interest. These services deliver a themed box of something, or a collection of somethings, to your door each month. Many are just for fun, and these can make great gifts. For […]

Derek Brameyer

Which Cards Give You the Most Cash Back for Groceries?

When it comes to things people buy most often, food has to be at the top of the list. Whether it’s eating out at a local restaurant or purchasing groceries to make a meal for your family, food is just one of those basic human necessities that you have to spend money on. So, it […]

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Social Security

Social Security Contribution Limits for 2016

Each year we track changes in the social security tax contribution limits. This year, for the first time in five years, the income limit will not change. It rose from $117,000 in 2014 to last year’s $118,500, but will remain the same for 2016. In 2011 and 2012, employees were lucky enough to only pay […]

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Could Tutoring Now Save You Money on College Later?

As many entry-level jobs today now require at least an Associate’s degree, if not a four-year Bachelor’s degree, millions more students are enrolling in college. While that can be a good thing for those students, statistics show that more and more first-year college students are entering freshman year unprepared for college-level classes. According to some […]

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How to Make a 30-Year Mortgage Just as Smart as a 15-Year

Taking out a mortgage is one of the biggest financial commitments you’ll ever make. It gives you the means to own your own home, but it’s also a decision you have to stick with for years. Some people call it “good” debt because it could increase your net worth. That said, it’s still debt, which […]

Goldman Sachs

Review: Goldman Sachs is Not Just for the Wealthy Anymore

The Goldman Sachs Group was founded in 1869. It’s one of the world’s leading investment banks, offering banking, securities and investment management services to corporations, other financial institutions, governments and high net worth individuals. With the launch of Goldman Sachs Bank, or GS Bank for short, the bank is now looking to manage everybody’s money. […]

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Wells Fargo Rewards Credit Cards Review

I receive credit card offers from Wells Fargo once every month or so, and I wanted to take a closer to look at some of them to determine whether any are worth applying for. Note that I don’t bank with Wells Fargo, but as far as banks go, they’re one of the largest in the […]

Money advice for high earners

A Review of “The White Coat Investor”: Money Advice for High Earners

Are you a physician, other medical professional, attorney, engineer, or in another profession requiring advanced education to obtain a high paying job? If so, you’ve spent years of your life going to school.  You’ve spent tens if not hundreds of thousands of dollars obtaining degrees that allow you to be a highly compensated professional. But […]

Fidelity Visa Credit Card

Review of the New Fidelity Credit Card – 2% Cash Back

Recently, Fidelity announced the release of its new Fidelity® Rewards Visa Signature® Card. It replaces the Fidelity American Express card that had become very popular. Th new cash-back credit card option may be the flexible rewards card you’ve been looking for. Fidelity Credit Card Review–The Basics This easy-to-use cash back card offers unlimited 2% cash […]

Warranties Can Save You Money

Warranties Can Save You Money: Learn How to Take Advantage

A few months ago, I woke up to an unexpected and terrible surprise—my electric gooseneck kettle had stopped working. I couldn’t make my preferred method of pour-over coffee. I searched through my receipts and found that my kettle was almost one year out of warranty. Instead of attempting to file a claim, I posted on […]

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How to Determine If Your Salary is Worth the Cost of Child Care

The cost of childcare is high and it’s only rising. For example, the average two-parent, two-child household in Maine devoted over 12% of their annual income to childcare in 2015. Even in less expensive states, like Louisiana, the same family could expect to put around 7% of their annual income toward childcare. With those whopping […]

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