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Coffee prices due to increase, potentially

I heard the folks on the radio talking this morning about a problem with Arabica Coffee bean problems. Evidently there is a coffee fungus spreading throughout Central America that is devastating crops. They also said that this will impact prices … Continue reading

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Millennial generation is not well informed when it comes to credit scores

I just saw some folks talking on the talk show Cavuto, and they were stating Millennials do not no how to use credit scores to their advantage or what benefits there are to having a good credit score. My question … Continue reading

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Having to adjust for overspending

Prior to Christmas, my wife went out to get a few items for our 4 children for Christmas and because she didn’t have the cash on hand, she found herself having to adjust her own budget to fit within the … Continue reading

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Tax season quickly approaches, have you checked your situation out

Now that we’re winding down the year, it’s getting closer to tax season. So in honor of that upcoming event, I thought I’d write an article regarding your W-4 and whether you may want to adjust it accordingly. That is … Continue reading

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How to look good on paper aka National Debt as a percentage of GDP

I have to dispell a terrible myth that seems to be running around the entire country on every blog. My objective is to show how to look good on paper by viewing the National Debt as a percentage of GDP. … Continue reading

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I sat in a Tesla car and enjoyed it!

A week or so ago, I sat in a Tesla model car and enjoyed it in a mall near me. They allowed anyone to sit in, and I enjoyed it along with our kids. These were both Tesla ‘S’ models … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy filing and Detroit woes

By now you’ve heard about the bankruptcy filing and woes that Detroit is facing. This article from the Wall Street Journal mentions that the city has worked out a plan to pay creditors back 75ยข/$1. That’s a 25% reduction, but … Continue reading

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Looking ahead in your financial life

You think about what’s on TV next week, what to wear to weddings or other events, what to pay for gifts to weddings, what you are going to do for your next vacation if you are so blessed, etc. Never … Continue reading

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What do you spend on life-long expenses

The question of what do you spend on life-long expenses only, came to me after reading this article on CNN. Now most people don't keep mortgages for their entire life, or keep going back to college classes, or having a … Continue reading

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Save money so you can still live life to the fullest

I know this has been written about before, but I want to chime in on this as well. When you are younger, while you have a lot of things you want to do and so little time to do it, … Continue reading

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