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Five Brilliant Financial Tips for Your Twenties

Five Brilliant Financial Tips for Your Twenties

  Here are five brilliant financial tips for anyone in their twenties, courtesy of this article in US News and World Reports. But, just like the publication name, the article is a total snoozer, and lacks some much needed panache. Lucky for you, I’ve brained it up; that’s the brilliant part. Ok, here we go! Financial […]

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Feeling escheated? The state of Maryland might have your money.

Filed in Financial literacy, Savings by on December 9, 2014 0 Comments
Feeling escheated? The state of Maryland might have your money.

Did you know the state of Maryland can escheat your money? Do you know what “escheat” is? Fear not. You’ve come to the right place. Escheat (pronounced “eh-sheet” and sounding, unfortunately, a lot like “cheat”) is defined as the reversion of property to the state when there are no legal heirs. In practice here in Maryland, escheat can occur […]

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4 Simple Ways to Save Money

Filed in Financial literacy, Savings by on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
4 Simple Ways to Save Money

Here are 4 simple ways to save money by making a few lifestyle changes and different (better) financial choices. And, no, I’m not talking about moving into a cave or a refrigerator box. The key word here is simple. This smart pig likes simple. Here we go! 1) Pay your bills on time. Every time you’re late […]

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Three Ways You Forgot to Save Money

Filed in Savings by on February 4, 2014 0 Comments
Three Ways You Forgot to Save Money

Here are three ways you may have forgot to save money. Don’t beat yourself up. You’re probably very busy. I know I am. Enjoy the video and then enjoy all that money you’re gonna save.

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Emergency Fund or Pay Down Debt?

Emergency Fund or Pay Down Debt?

Chicken or egg? iPhone or Android? And now; should you save for an emergency or pay down your credit card debt? Such questions vex me almost daily. An article from financial expert Remar Sutton, Start an Emergency Fund or Pay Down Credit Card Debt—Which Should You Do First? breaks down the save verus pay off […]

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