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Valentine’s Day and its Potential Positive Effects

As Valentine’s Day approaches, many plan to lavish attention on loved ones, as it continues to be a holiday revolving around gift-giving. The National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics (NRF) has been conducting its annual Valentine’s Day consumer spending survey since 2004 to gauge how Americans plan to celebrate this special day with […]

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D is for Digital Technology, and it’s Drain on Finances

  In a world driven by technology, we are continually intrigued by the latest and coolest gadgets. Many of us gain great pleasure when we update our old devices for newer models, and we relish the potential life improvements it brings us. But have we considered how technology drains our savings and investment accounts; especially […]

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Y is for Yielding to Better Spending

  The past decade has been one of splurging and in many cases—living well beyond our means. Easy access to credit cards and home equity loans enabled Americans to live more lavishly than any previous generation. Our attitudes were a little bit like Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind—we would worry about it tomorrow. […]

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