Millennials and Being Prepared for the Future

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Let’s talk about money, and being prepared for the future. Now, we’re not talking about retirement, or planning for 40 years from now or anything like that. I want to talk to you about what you would do if your world was shaken. Tomorrow. Or next week. Or if, heaven forbid, a member of your […]

The Promise and Peril of Credit Card Use

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There’s nothing more exciting than using a credit card for the first time. After all, the ability to purchase practically whatever you want (within your spending limit) with a simple piece of plastic can be simply exhilarating. This exhilaration often turns into addiction for many people, however, which is where the dark side of credit cards […]

Are you a Saver or a Spender?

  Have you taken control of your finances?  I admit, I’m sort of bad about this.  I live somewhat carefree and don’t worry about planning for my future.  EEEK!  One of my 2012 resolutions was to get better about managing my own money. What about you?  Are you a saver or a spender?