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E is for Expecting to find Money in an Empty Wallet?

In today’s world, we may not always find cash in our wallets, but most of us are always carrying a debit card and some credit cards in our wallets. This practice allows us to spend our money, “cash or no cash,” quite easily. But knowing how much, how often and where we are spending our […]

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D is for Do Your Homework before You Retire

Retirement is a life changing event, but being adequately prepared will make the transition an easier one. If you are about to retire and don’t have a plan, please consider making one now.  Here are some issues you will be facing as you move into retirement. Retirement Budget Make a list of all future cost: […]

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A is for Avoid the Pink Tax

A is for Angry about the Pink Tax – Avoid it!

The “pink tax” is higher price tags directed to an entire gender, the same gender that struggles with the gender pay gap. It doesn’t seem fair that full time working women, whom in 2013 made only 78 cent for every dollar their male counterparts made, are often subjected to pay more for the “women’s” version […]

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W is for Why “Worry” About Your Money

Money may be a thing of constant worry in many of our lives. Usually, money dictates how we live our lives: what we eat, what we drive, what we wear and where we live, etc. It’s okay to think often about money and how it affects your life. But, when the worry turns into an […]

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S is for Same Sex Marriages & Changes in Domestic Partnerships Health Care Options

  Since the legalization of same-sex marriage, all married couples have the right to spousal coverage. Under the Affordable Care Act, all insurance companies must offer the same health plans to legally married gay and lesbian couples as those offered to married heterosexual couples. This new law has some employers that previously offered health and […]

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Giddy to Glum

G is for Going from Giddy to Glum

Congratulations! You got your college degree; this is something to be giddy about. After all you spent four years or more of your life working hard to achieve this goal. You should be happy and proud! So don’t let the fact that a year later, you haven’t already found the perfect career make you glum. […]

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Y is for Yoga and Your Money

Y is for Yoga and Your Money

Yoga is one of the most popular forms of exercise today. Many believe that beyond yoga’s trendiness, there are real health and wellness benefits to incorporating a dedicated yoga practice into your life. But what does this have to do with money? For starters, the ease of the anxiety and stress of everyday life as […]

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W is for Why Women Worry about becoming a Bag Lady

W is for Why Women Worry about becoming “Bag Ladies”

We have all sorts of fears, rational and irrational, but have you ever worried that your older self may be wandering the streets alone and penniless, with all your worldly possessions stuffed inside a shopping cart? If you have – you are not alone. Although enormous strides professionally and financially have been made by women […]

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V is for Go Vegetarian, Save Dollars & the Planet!

  Choosing a vegetarian lifestyle is a very personal choice made for many different reasons. We may want to live healthier lives, improve our health, reduce pollution or do our part to preserve the earth’s natural resources. Our motives may vary but can a vegetarian diet actually save you money? First, let’s consider the health […]

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