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Kevin C

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Filling The Pig
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The Snowball Method is one of the most talked about concepts for eliminating debt. For some it’s viewed as the only way to pay off debt (i.e. FTP), for others it’s viewed as an impractical approach because it doesn’t take into consideration the interest rate you’re paying on your debt. However, regardless of what debt […] The post Why the Snowball Method Works – Empowerment, Momentum and Confidence appeared first on ...
Posted: Apr 10 2018 @ 11:46 AM
Actually, the real question might be – how many credit cards should you have based on what the credit card companies think' Ever since I started blogging about personal finance topics I have wanted to write an article focused on credit cards, specifically the number of credit cards you should have. Because I believe effective […] The post How Many Credit Cards Should You Have' My Credit Score with One Credit ...
Posted: Mar 19 2018 @ 3:00 AM
  Are you strapped for cash living paycheck-to-paycheck' Want to earn some additional cash, without the need to start a second job' Are you looking for another way to make some extra money with a side hustle'     There are literally hundreds of ways that you can create your own side hustle to generate […] The post Make Money Online by Renting the Things You Already Own: Peer-to-Peer Renting with ...
Posted: Mar 13 2018 @ 2:14 AM
Are you concerned with how your aging parents will manage their finances' Will you be able to help your parents’ when the time comes' Is managing your parents’ finances on the horizon for you or one of your siblings'       I started managing my parents’ finances over three years ago, they were in […] The post 5 Must Dos Before You Start Managing Your Parents’ Finances appeared first on ...
Posted: Mar 06 2018 @ 3:49 AM
It’s not really well know where the term “Cash is King” came from.  If you Google it most of the references you will find will be in relation to running a business or investing. From my own personal finance experiences I have found the cash is king concept an important perspective when obtaining personal finance success. […] The post A Personal Finance Perspective on Why Cash is King appeared first on . ...
Posted: Feb 20 2018 @ 2:00 AM
It’s that feeling of being restricted or confined, like sitting in the middle seat of a commercial airliner knowing you’re going to have to inconvenience someone when you have to use the bathroom. The perspective that you have to give something up. Like wanting to watch your favorite football game or that new episode of Dancing […] The post The Art of Being a Cheapskate – How I Successfully Manage My Budget ...
Posted: Feb 09 2018 @ 6:39 AM
I participate in a number of online question and answer forums that cover a host of personal finance topics. In general, individuals write in requesting answers to their topic and everyone else chimes in with their perspective. Over the last couple of weeks, there were a couple of instances where the topic of discussion was […] The post Set It and Forget It: Advice for Investing in Your 20s appeared first ...
Posted: Feb 01 2018 @ 6:59 AM
A little over 80% of Americans this year will receive a tax refund. If you’re one of those individuals, receiving a tax refund can be a little bit like Christmas, your birthday, or if you’re really lucky an unexpected bonus at work. Once you receive your IRS payout the obvious next question is what to […] The post 3 Unpopular Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund appeared first on . ...
Posted: Jan 24 2018 @ 8:00 AM
Throughout the year, but most often during tax season, the subject of contributing to an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) comes up. IRAs are in the news, advertised on T.V., in print and of course on the Internet. Banks, credit unions and brokerage firms promoting the tax benefits of opening a Traditional IRA account with them. […] The post Lower Your Taxes and Start Investing by Opening a Traditional IRA Account For ...
Posted: Jan 22 2018 @ 7:34 AM
The snowball method can be used as a means to pay off all forms of debt. Your mortgage, car loans, home equity loans, medical debt and student loans just to name a few. However, where it can really be effective is if you’re trying to pay off credit card debt.     From my own […] The post Focus: How to Pay Off Credit Card Debt Using the Snowball Method appeared ...
Posted: Jan 18 2018 @ 8:00 AM


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