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Concord, California, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)

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Summer is typically the perfect time to throw a summer party because everyone will most likely be able to attend! If you have a ton of family and friends, a party is a perfect way to get everyone together. But how do you throw a cheap summer party that everyone will enjoy? No Invites to Cheap Summer Party In today’s age, many people are a social media event or text away. ...
Posted: Jun 20 2017 @ 4:39 PM
We all have quirks in our personalities, particularly when it comes to spending. Whether you’re in good financial standing or not, sometimes these qualities can keep you from achieving your financial goals. Fortunately, whatever your personality, there are ways to ensure you are not holding yourself back. Here are six personality types that can keep you from financial success and how to spot them: 1. The Spender The spender may have the ...
Posted: May 15 2017 @ 9:43 AM
If you could, you would take mom on a world cruise to thank her for everything she’s done for you. Taking her globetrotting might be out of the budget, but it doesn’t mean you can’t give her something she’ll love, use and cherish. These 20 gifts are guaranteed to delight, and they’re all $100 or less. Some are even less than $20. Kamik Jennifer Rain Boots$64.99 at Kamik.com If she’s not one for ...
Posted: May 08 2017 @ 8:36 AM
It may not be your first priority, but preparing to repay your student loans should be on your pre-graduation to-do list. How you manage your student loan payments will shape your finances for decades to come, so know what you’re dealing with before you get swept up in the day-to-day demands of post-graduate life. Before you leave school, also make sure you know the answers to the following questions. Good news: We’re giving ...
Posted: May 05 2017 @ 11:22 AM
Popular logic when you are trying to improve your finances is to consider drastic measures to create a noticeable difference but making these major moves is not always the best course of action and a series of small changes can have just as much impact, if not more. Here are some savvy financial tips to consider and some insights on how you can implement some lasting positive changes to your financial ...
Posted: Apr 18 2017 @ 11:18 AM
Sometimes apartment living isn’t fun. Your place may seem overpriced, thin walled, or maybe even super small. But apartment living doesn’t have to suck. In fact, you can make your apartment feel more like home with a few tricks and save money too. Here are a few tips to make apartment living easier. Befriend Your Landlord It’s a smart move to be friendly with your landlord. Not only will this make ...
Posted: Apr 18 2017 @ 8:35 AM
If you are always buying new clothes because you have “nothing to wear,” or if you are tired of seeing a mish mash of items in your closet, a capsule wardrobe may be the greatest thing to happen to your closet in a long time. A capsule wardrobe will not only save you money, but it will also save you time and frustration when picking out your clothes. Here are ...
Posted: Apr 12 2017 @ 11:17 AM
With many people on the go and leading busy lives, meal planning has gained popularity. It can help you save money, eat healthier, and save time. But what happens if meal planning seems more like a hassle? Here are a few tips and tricks to make meal planning easier and more effective. Save Recipes If you have recipes that you could eat all of the time, save them on your phone, computer, or ...
Posted: Apr 03 2017 @ 8:49 AM
If you’re having a difficult time getting approved for credit because you have a low credit score, working to improve your credit score can seem like a task that can take years to solve. There are few quick shortcuts to improving a credit score, but there are some big moves that can raise it dramatically. Here are some of the biggest moves you can make to improve your credit score: Know your ...
Posted: Mar 30 2017 @ 8:40 AM
This is the second of two posts by Ryan Bonaparte on negotiating salary.  As we discussed in the first article, negotiating your starting salary (and all subsequent salaries) can be a huge factor in building long-term wealth. Even starting just a few thousand dollars more in the beginning of your career can net you an extra tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. But how do you successfully negotiate a salary, when after a long hunt ...
Posted: Mar 27 2017 @ 8:26 AM


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