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How to Make Yourself Work When You’re Not Feeling It

The hardest part of work is getting started. It’s never been easy — there’s something about human nature that makes many of us wait and wait for the ‘perfect moment’ to open that Word doc or switch on the phones. However, science has shown that today’s plugged-in workforce genuinely has […]

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5 Ways to Make Online Purchases Without a Debit or Credit Card

Online shopping has increased 41% since 2014, a sure sign that internet-based consumerism isn’t going anywhere — and for good reason.1 Retailers often offer a larger selection online than in stores, not to mention the added convenience of home delivery. But until recently, that convenience has been largely out of […]

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Accounting Cheat Sheet to Credit and Debits

Accounting is a system used in maintaining financial records for all types of businesses, organizations and institutions. Accounting systems are valuable tools for gauging a company’s fiscal health and charting its future growth. It touches the lives of employees of businesses both large and small. Unfortunately, for too many consumers […]

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Daily Savings

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. It’s a repetitive cycle of familiarity that’s supposed to push us from month-to-month in order to fulfill a calendar year, and that works great, until November.

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Monthly Challenge: Create a Budget for the New Year

It’s that time for New Year’s resolutions again, and for many of us, the first thing we’ll address is how to improve our finances in the coming year. Maybe this new year brings something specific you’ll need to save money for, or maybe you’re just resolving to be more financially […]

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5 Alternatives To The 401k

So your employer doesn’t offer a 401(k). While there are several obvious benefits to this common retirement plan (including easy set-up and the possibility of matching contributions from your employer), that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re out of luck when it comes to saving for retirement. Here are five alternatives to […]

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