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Dora DeLellis, CPA, CFP

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Thoughts On The Money
General Finance
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Baldwin, New York, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
CPA, Certified Financial Planner

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THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS.  SEE MY FULL DISCLOSURE FOR DETAILS. Everyone knows what credit is, right?  It’s a happy word.  Credit, in its contextual sense, has a positive connotation.  Credit connotes having credibility, right?  That’s right, I’m credible – just ask me.  Everyone is credible in their own mind. Americans love credit and […] ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 2:59 PM
THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS.  SEE MY FULL DISCLOSURE FOR DETAILS. What a time to be writing about spending.  As I watched Hurricane Irma wind its way toward Florida, I can’t wrap my mind around the amount of emotional and financial devastation.  This would be a good time to think about an emergency fund […] ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 1:03 PM
If you haven’t visited my Facebook page, you are missing out on some great money information.  I pull a variety of interesting money articles from all over the World Wide Web. Check it out and Follow or Like! Thoughts on the money Facebook page Save ...
Posted: Sep 08 2017 @ 7:08 PM
  THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS.  SEE MY FULL DISCLOSURE FOR DETAILS. I recently presented an overview of financial planning at my local library.  It was my first on the library circuit.  For a late summer evening, a turnout of a dozen people was pretty good, I thought.  I wondered what aspect of finance […] ...
Posted: Sep 05 2017 @ 11:38 AM
THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. SEE MY FULL DISCLOSURE FOR DETAILS. In Stumbling Upon Happiness, author Daniel Gilbert explains a few fundamental characteristics of how the human brain works. He completes the sentence The human being is the only animal that ______, by filling in “thinks about the future.” He indicates that the brain […] ...
Posted: Aug 28 2017 @ 4:06 PM
THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS, so if you click and buy, I will receive a commission. Free Online Wealth Summit – Vanguard Senior Analysts on Active vs. Passive Investing  The stock and bond markets can be a fearful and terrifying place, especially considering their effect on your financial portfolio. No one wants to see red […] ...
Posted: Aug 24 2017 @ 9:15 AM
  When you reach adulthood, you automatically get a new life partner.  Tall, dark, and handsome? Or, tall, blonde, and beautiful?  Keep dreaming, you won’t meet this one on Tinder.  This alter ego determines where you work, your standard of living, and what you can buy.  Basically, it runs your life. It hides behind your […] ...
Posted: Aug 21 2017 @ 1:23 PM
I like reading the latest financial tips as much as the next person, but sometimes it’s redundant.  I know how to budget, save, and spend responsibly.  I don’t need a daily article telling me to do all those things, I can write a book on that.  (Oh wait, I did.)  Anyways, instead of dwelling on […] ...
Posted: Aug 17 2017 @ 11:08 AM
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Posted: Aug 10 2017 @ 10:00 AM
THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS.  SEE MY FULL DISCLOSURE FOR DETAILS. What zip code is your financial neighborhood?  90210, the world of glamour and wealth, or 05501*, where the lowest reported taxable income is earned? You live in a physical neighborhood with houses, driveways, and landscape.  It’s the backdrop of your life, where you […] ...
Posted: Aug 07 2017 @ 9:35 AM


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