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Inspiration to take proactive steps in our financial lives can come from many different sources. Perhaps a wise old uncle told you to start saving young, or a colleague you respect taught you how to invest your first paycheck. In … Continue Reading
It’s hard to be in a position of financial difficulty. I remember struggling financially as a young wife attending graduate school. Unfortunately, many of us struggle longer than we have to. I know that I spent more years struggling with … Continue Reading
Being self-employed has many benefits, but one thing you don’t get is an employer-sponsored 401(k) plan with matching funds, or a company-funded pension. So if you want any sort of tax-advantaged retirement savings, you’re going to have to pick a … Continue Reading
One of the most efficient ways to build wealth over time is to invest. When you invest, you put the power of compound interest to work on your behalf, allowing the earnings on your original capital to work for you … Continue Reading
Some people get their thrills from watching scary movies, while others prefer excitement afforded by skydiving or similar extreme sports. This is all well and good, but if you really want to get your adrenaline pumping, nothing works better than … Continue Reading
There’s nothing more frustrating than watching your hard-earned paycheck hit your bank account, then quickly see it slip through your fingers as it goes to pay bills and other obligations. Well, actually, there’s one thing that’s more frustrating: watching your … Continue Reading
When does a 0.05 percent of a rate matter when it comes to competing savings account rates of return? When the national interest rate is held so low, anything close to 1 percent is considered a good thing. FNBO Direct … Continue Reading