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Alanna Anthony

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Budgeting, Debt, Saving, Retirement
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Jamaica , New York , United States
African American
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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It’s been on your mind all weekend.  You know it’s due today and you’re going to do it as soon as you get home but something comes up and you completely forget.  The next day you wake up to an alert on your phone that you were assessed a late fee on your credit card. ...
Posted: Apr 02 2018 @ 10:30 AM
I haven’t talked about my student loans on here yet but there’s no time like the present.  Last August, I decided that I wanted to pay off my student loans in the next 3 years but as I started to help my son with his college applications and scholarship search, I decided to push back my start date until he left for college.  I wanted to focus on helping him ...
Posted: Mar 21 2018 @ 1:26 PM
Do you have a goal of buying a home'  Well, I have joined a great community of personal finance bloggers who are dedicated to helping you save your down payment.   The goal is to motivate our readers to save a total of $1 Million dollars towards their down payment within the next year.  Everyone in the community has great tips to share to help you reach your goal of buying ...
Posted: Mar 07 2018 @ 10:37 AM
This week is America Saves Week, it’s so important to get the message of saving out there because at last check women of color have an average net worth of $5.  There has also been a study that stated 46% of Americans does not have the savings to cover a $400 emergency.  My goal is always to build the foundation for my readers so they can build wealth on a ...
Posted: Mar 01 2018 @ 10:00 AM
Did you “forget” to file your taxes for a few years and now you’re scared to file.  Well, you can’t live like this forever so it’s time to see where you stand.  The last thing you want to do have the IRS realize you didn’t file and have them file for you. When the IRS filed for you, they don’t apply all of the deductions and credits you actually qualify ...
Posted: Feb 21 2018 @ 10:26 AM
Most of the time, when we talk about debt, we talk about the detrimental effect it has on our lives. We talk about the spiral of building debt, how to avoid it or break out of it. But debt isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It’s neutral. ...
Posted: Feb 19 2018 @ 10:28 AM
There is no denying that being in debt can be a worrying situation. However, instead of fretting about what has happened, you need to look toward the future and you need to make a plan to get out of debt as soon as you can. This will involve a good chunk of research. However, you need to make sure you don’t fall into the trap of believing all of the ...
Posted: Feb 15 2018 @ 11:00 AM
Last week I wrote a post on what to do with your tax refund, but I also wanted to cover the options available to you actually owe taxes.  So first things first, if you owe this year and you didn’t sell a house, take realized gains from stock accounts, have a surge in income, etc. then you need to fill out a new W-4 with your employer, if you already ...
Posted: Feb 14 2018 @ 10:02 AM
Now that we are at the beginning of tax season, some of you may be expecting a refund and I may ruffle a few feathers but you’re just getting back your money that you should have received during the year anyway ...
Posted: Feb 08 2018 @ 9:20 AM
We all love having money, but sometimes when we get this money, especially if you haven’t seen this kind of cash before, you might be tempted to treat yourself and indulge a little too much. ...
Posted: Feb 02 2018 @ 2:30 PM


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