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How to Make Sure You Don’t Hire the WRONG Architect to Build Your Dream Home

A couple years ago my wife and I set off on the journey of building our first home together. It was going to be our dream home. To say that the process was a bit stressful is a slight understatement. We both had an idea of what kind of house we wanted, but the location […]

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7 Questions to Ask as You Choose a Real Estate Agent to Help You Sell Your House

I’m at a very exciting crossroads. We might be moving in the next few months. My husband is interviewing for a job in another state, and so far, we feel good about the whole situation. For us, this means that we might have to sell our home. Yes, we could sell it ourselves without the help […]

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Soldier of Finance Pre-Sale Begins {NOW}

If you’ve been following me on social media lately, you might have noticed that I have something BIG that’s been looming for quite some time. The following Facebook update might give you a clue: Yes, after over 4 years in the making my 1st book, Soldier of Finance, is close to hitting shelves across the […]

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Dollars and Cents: 401k vs. Roth IRA Showdown

It’s time for another edition of Dollar and Cents. This is where I answer one of your questions. If you have a question, either use the contact form on the blog or use my Facebook Fanpage. Here’s today’s question: I am in my early twenties and I am just starting to save for my retirement […]

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The Ultimate Guide in Helping You Become a Physician’s Assistant

This is a guest post by Jessica Rodriguez Ohanesian, MS, PA-C. She is the author of the upcoming book, The Ultimate Guide to the Physician Assistant Profession. Jessi reached out to me when she was first working on her book because she wanted to use some material from my blog in her book. I think […]

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Beyond a Budget: How To Accelerate Your Wealth

You see a huge cache of financial articles centering around the importance of frugality and everyday saving habits. You also see a large number of articles touting the importance of establishing larger financial goals – retirement, investments and emergency funds. The necessity of bridging the two? Now that’s another story. Going from smart saver to […]

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How to Rebuild Your Credit After a Divorce

No one ever plans on getting divorced (I hope!). Unfortunately, it is the reality of the world we live in. After a divorce you have to agree on the settling of assets, updating life insurance, resolving custody issues of children and a myriad of other things. One of the things that you might not worry […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Credit Card Rewards

The following is a guest post by Kevin McKee, co-founder of Reward Boost. I am amazed at how many people are not taking advantage of credit card rewards programs. I recently talked with someone who thought credit card rewards were a scam and could never be redeemed. I’ve talked to others who aren’t even aware […]

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Dollars and Cents: Losing My Job, What’s My Priority?

It’s time for another edition of Dollar and Cents. This is where I answer one of your questions. If you have a question, either use the contact form on the blog or use my Facebook Fanpage. Here’s today’s question: I have recently found out our plant will be closing in about 12 months. I have […]

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How My Grandmother’s 1998 Chevy Lumina Made Me Over $2 Million Dollars

She was my pride and joy. A champagne colored 4 door ’98 Chevy Lumina Sedan that was suitable for a grandmother to drive. In fact, one did – mine.  My “Nanny” to be exact. Before the Lumina I drove a 4 door ’96 red Pontiac Grand-Am. (Guess I had some weird obsession for 4 doors, […]

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Getting Out of Debt with the Highest CD Rates

This is a guest post from J.B. of A new jobs report is set to be issued here in the United States and it will show whether or not we’ve added jobs. More importantly, it will show whether or not we’ve added enough jobs to make a difference within the current economic crisis. Our […]

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How to Join the New Generation of Confident Investors (Even With Only $100)

This is a guest post by Joel Zaslofsky of It’s a sad and unsurprising truth. Not all of us can have Jeff Rose as our pocket financial mentor. After all, he has limited time, energy, resources, and attention… just like the rest of us. But the happy – and shocking – truth is that […]

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