Although many people start New Yearâs resolutions in January, thereâs nothing magical about January with regards to self-improvement. Still, the best time to make a change or set a goal is today, so if youâre ready to level up…
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After years of building a stellar credit history, you may have decided youâre finally ready to invest in that vacation home, but you donât have quite enough in the bank for that eye-catching property just yet. Maybe you want to…
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People may often imagine that when they reach their milestones, there will be fireworks and party buses along with a huge celebration. And while sometimes there are, most wins are simply small steps you take every day until one day…
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Compound interest is one of the most important concepts to understand in investing. Itâs something about investing that many people arenât familiar with, but it plays an essential role in making investments profitable.Â If youâre curious about compound interest and…
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Using donor-advised funds is a more advanced tax strategy that has gotten more popular recently with the introduction of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) in February 2020. The TCJA nearly doubled the amount of the standard deduction, which…
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Change has to start somewhere, and for many people that change is easier to make if the starting point has some meaning. It can be a birthday, an anniversary, or any other date with some symbolic weight. Most commonly, people…
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In March I offered some financial advice to Michelle, a Mint user who was struggling with debt, a lack of retirement savings and a bit of family financial drama amongst her siblings. Michelle was anticipating a cash bonus from her…
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As the dust slowly begins to settle and we observe businesses putting their action plans in place to recover, we all sit and wonder what this may look like for us. How will I recover from this? How am I…
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When you think of financial empowerment, what comes to mind? No matter what your financial situation is, there are 3 key areas to focus on.
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This weekâs Mint audit helps out a couple, Pasquale, 46, and Jillian, 39, who are starting a new life together after each experiencing divorce. Both work in software sales earning roughly the same income. When combined, their earnings average $450,000…
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