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Hey first-time investors! Use these 7 critical tips to help minimize financial risk

By: Todd | Invested Wallet I remember being a first-time investor back in 2014, although that really wasn’t that long ago. But I do...

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Grow Your Income by Building Marketable Skills

By: Matt Spillar | Spills Spot All personal finance advice can essentially be narrowed down to one key maxim: spend less than you earn. This is easy to comprehend, but for most people, it is difficult to put into practice. To grow this gap between what you’re earning and spending you need to...

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9 Side Hustles for 2019 That Don’t Require a Lot of Talent or Ramp-Up Time

By: Marianne Hayes | Grow Nearly 40 percent of Americans are rocking at least one side gig, a recent Bankrate survey found—and the average hustler brings in $686 per month. If earning more money is on your 2019 resolutions list, these gigs can help. With a relatively low barrier to entry, they...

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You Don’t Need More Money, You Need to Be Mindful

By: Chris | Financially Well Off It’s better to live for the moment than save for the future right? I don’t blame you for thinking this way–after all, life happens. You want to save, but feel you need to earn more. But, what if you didn’t need to earn more–you just needed to...

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These Three Things Are Major Contributors to Your Current Money Problems

By: Todd | Invested Wallet Ah, money problems. Something majority of us have probably dealt with in some way or still are battling through. Either way, it’s something all too common and there can be many causes to why you are struggling financially. Of course, there are factors in life we can’t...

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How to Ignore the Basics of Personal Finance and Still Become Rich

By: ESI Money Ok, here we go again! It’s another rant! And the dragons are back!!! Yea!! This is not a mad-rant like some others (ahem, Hilton), but it is a topic that gets me at least a bit feisty. Today’s issue is one that I hear quite often — frequently enough that I want to …...

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Stop Putting Money in Your Retirement Plans

By: Dr. Cory Fawcett | DrCorySFawcett.com We have been trained from the day we started earning money to put some of it away for the future. For most of us, the lion’s share of this is saving for retirement. The government has given us many helpful vehicles to do this: Traditional IRA, Roth IRA,...

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You Want to Be a Millionaire – Start Not Acting Like it

By: Mike | MikedUpBlog.com Have you ever had the experience when something hilarious happens to you at some point throughout the day… And you just can’t wait to get back to your wife and tell her all about it? Personally, there’s the combination of fear that I’ll forget the most important...

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I sold my car for Bitcoin

By: The Fire Lane In December of, 2015 I purchased our first $20 in Bitcoin (BTC). I bought Bitcoin and was hooked. A Facebook friend from High School had been purchasing it for a few years.  I’ll never know for sure how many or how much he had.  He would post the benefits of Bitcoin …...

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My 7 biggest budgeting mistakes – How I fixed them

By: ThePoorSwiss.com Over the years, I’ve made many budgeting mistakes. In this post, I’ll try to list a few of the big mistakes I’ve made. I’m talking here about mistakes in the way I did my budget. And also spending mistakes. Some of the mistakes are not a big deal but some of the others...