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4 Ways to Save For Retirement While Paying Off Student Loans

While it can be tempting to simply pay off your college debt and skip saving for a retirement several decades away, prioritizing paying off college loans can end up hurting you in the long run. Continue reading

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4 Savvy Saver Tips

By Ellie Kay, Personal Finance Expert How would you like to live debt free, take vacations and live in a comfortable home? My husband and I were able to dig out of $40K in consumer debt on one military income … Continue reading

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Recession Proof Retirement

Many consumers are concerned about how the uncertain economy can wreak havoc on their financial future—from having a steady income in retirement to the possibility of losing their homes—threats to financial security abound. But there is hope for those who take steps to plan for their future. Here are some of my basic tips to help you recession proof your retirement: Continue reading

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What’s the Key to Meeting New Year’s Financial Resolutions? Setting Attainable Goals

According to the 2013 Fidelity Resolutions Study, the number of people making financial resolutions is at an all-time high and almost half of the survey respondents reported achieving over 80% of their financial goals last year. So what is the secret to success? Setting realistic and attainable goals is key to ensuring that you make good on your resolutions long after everyone else has thrown in the towel. Continue reading

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