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Retirement

Can your side gig fund retirement?

More than two thirds of people over the age of 35 are using their “side hustle” as a way to build their retirement savings. Almost 40% of respondents in a recent Betterment survey said they feel unprepared to save enough to maintain their lifestyle during retirement. As a result, they have become members of the growing gig economy by either … Continue reading

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Budgeting

Love & Money: How to have the talk

The wedding of British royal Prince Harry and his American bride Meghan Markle has kicked off the nuptial season in the most sentimental way. But before making plans for your own royal wedding, have you and your fiancé had the talk? Not about the wedding budget, but about money in general. Hopefully, it’s been an ongoing discussion throughout your dating … Continue reading

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Budgeting

The Science of Saving

Saving your money isn’t always easy, especially when you don’t have a lot to spare. After paying all your usual expenses, there may be very little “fun” money at the end of the month. When we do find ourselves with some extra cash, like a tax refund, many of us rush out to buy those shoes or that electronic gadget … Continue reading

The Science of Saving
Budgeting

Seeking Financial Freedom? Start With a Realistic Budget.

Ever lie awake at night wondering if this month’s bills are going to exceed your bank balance? It’s a scenario many people can relate to, no matter how large or small the paycheck. If you want to take control over your finances (instead of being controlled by them), the first step is understanding where your money actually goes by creating … Continue reading

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Home & Auto

Handy Advice for Hiring a Contractor

Whether you’re a DIY enthusiast or not, some home improvement projects are just too big or complicated to tackle on your own. When you need a professional to get the job done, the most important decision you will make is hiring the right person or company. Here are some tips: 1. Get referrals from friends, neighbors, coworkers. People you know … Continue reading

Handy Advice for Hiring a Contractor

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