Procrastination and Your Money: How Can You Overcome the Challenge?

I am sure you are familiar with people who are known for a fear of commitment. For a variety of reasons, they have avoided any long-term relationships or obligations. They may even talk constantly about settling down with a marriage partner, getting into shape, or finally finishing their degree. It is likely they struggle with …

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Diversified Portfolio – Don’t Put All Your Eggs In One Basket

“The best offense is a good defense”. That popular phrase usually applies to sports. However, you can make a strong case that it is also very appropriate for your finances!  You are aware of the fact that you need to increase risk in order to gain greater returns. Likely, your emotions tell you to play …

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Investment Advice – Avoid the Noise and Build Your Own Strategy

Every day, we are all inundated with advertisements. Whether we are watching television, surfing the internet, or reading a magazine, advertisers are working hard to grab your attention and your money. The financial industry is no different. Investment advice often comes in a nice commercial package. Chances are you will see several ads in a …

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Credit Cards – Should They Even Be In Your Wallet?

Nothing brings out more mixed emotions than the credit card. Various financial writers feel that credit cards are pure evil.  They will give you countless of examples of people who abused credit cards and ended up in financial ruin. Other experts will mention the many benefits that credit cards offer. You might get the impression …

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Car Leases – Are They the Right Fit For Your Circumstances?

I do not think there is one thing that causes more debate in the financial community than car leases. You could read 100 different articles on buying versus leasing and probably get 100 different opinions. Some writers would probably rather see you burn the cash in a large pile than lease a car because they …

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Cash Flow Management – Make it a Regular Financial Habit

One of the key habits of good personal finance is cash flow management. You might immediate think of a business when you hear the term, since it is a critical concept in managing a successful business. However, there are many concepts from the business world that apply to personal finance. If you manage your money …

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