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The 5 key steps to making money while you sleep

I’ve been making money while I sleep for the last six years. This year I’ve made over $6,000 in passive income. The way I do it isn’t sexy but it is very simple and effective. The common understanding of making money while you sleep is selling products online. I’ve done […]
The 5 key steps to making money while you sleep
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7 things people who are good with money never buy

People who are good with money aren’t usually big spenders, and they aren’t buying the newest cars, spending on the latest fashion items, or getting the newest technology. Instead, they understand that living with less is better and look for high-quality items that fill their needs. They also tend not […]
7 things people who are good with money never buy
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I went to 6 weddings this summer. Here’s how much I spent.

I went to six weddings between Memorial Day and Labour Day this year. I spent a total of $US192.43 on wedding gifts. Rideshares, buses, and an Amtrak ride added up to $US194.48, and hotels for two of the weddings cost $US96.85 total. I ordered four cheap dresses on Amazon for […]
I went to 6 weddings this summer. Here’s how much I spent.
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8 people share the best money advice they have ever received

Money advice from those you trust can steer you in the right direction of reaching your short- and long-term goals. Some of the best money advice you can receive may come from an expert or someone who has successfully reached an important financial milestone. Here, 10 people share the bestmoney […]
8 people share the best money advice they have ever received
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10 people reveal how much they have in savings, and how they got there

Saving money every month is crucial to reaching important financial milestones and protecting yourself from an unexpected job loss or other emergencies. Different savings methods work for different people. Here, 10 people reveal how much money they have in savings, and how they did it. Saving money is important if […]
10 people reveal how much they have in savings, and how they got there
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12 clever ways to save money every day, according to financial experts

Money-saving tactics can often be unrealistic or forced. There are easy ways to spend and save money every day, like removing stored credit card numbers, implementing a 48-rule of spending, and logging every expense. Here are 12 unusual ways you can save money every day. While you may already be […]
12 clever ways to save money every day, according to financial experts
Lifestyle

6 expensive things that are totally worth the money

Money priorities differ from person to person, depending on what you value. There are some things, like a college education, that cost a lot of money but can give you a great return on investment through your salary later on. Here are six pricey things, from a financial expert, that […]
6 expensive things that are totally worth the money
Markets

5 things you may be wasting your money on

Sometimes we waste money on things we don’t need without even realising. It can be difficult to spot things that are wasting cash because an item’s affordability is subjective based on situation and personal preferences. Here are five things that may be a waste of your money. People often talk […]
5 things you may be wasting your money on
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The states where it’s most and least affordable to raise children

The average American family will spend $US233,610 to raise a child through age 17, according to data from the US Department of Agriculture. But that figure can fluctuate – becoming more or less affordable – when you consider cost of living and wages in different parts of the US. The […]
The states where it’s most and least affordable to raise children
Markets

Here’s how much you should tip in every situation

Tim Urban, from the website Wait But Why, created a chart that explains tipping norms across an array of industries. The 2014 chart’s data is based on interviews, personal accounts, and research from a tipping expert. The average tipper tips about 15% to 20%, regardless of the service or the […]
Here’s how much you should tip in every situation
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The 10 Most Budget-Friendly Cities In America

Want to rein in your spending and stock away more money this year? Your success may depend on where you hang your hat. Your cost of living can vary drastically based on where you live. Residing in America’s most expensive city, New York, costs more than twice the national average, […]
The 10 Most Budget-Friendly Cities In America
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How To Keep Your Spouse On Budget

If you think your boss or financial advisor has the greatest influence on your financial future, you’re wrong. Most likely, it’s your spouse who holds the cards. But many couples aren’t even talking about their budgets. According to a recent survey by Capital One, 40% of Americans in relationships have […]
How To Keep Your Spouse On Budget
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This Guy Managed To Cut $US1,000 From His Household Expenses In 10 Weeks

In March 2005, Brian O’Connor was a self-proclaimed “unemployed, stay-at-home, freelancing, job-hunting Dad who needed a break.” Although it would mean going from a two-income to a one-income home, he and his wife decided to sell their Florida home and move to Detroit for O’Connor’s next big break — a […]
This Guy Managed To Cut $US1,000 From His Household Expenses In 10 Weeks
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Movie Studios Are Setting Themselves Up For Huge Losses

[credit provider=”Warner Bros.”] When DreamWorks Animation released “Rise of the Guardians” last year, the studio took a gamble on a $145 million film about holiday mascots.The film performed poorly opening weekend, grossing $23.8 million — short of its $60 million expectations — and the company’s stock dropped five per cent.
Movie Studios Are Setting Themselves Up For Huge Losses
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Four Reasons The Next Budget Crisis Will Be Even Worse

[credit provider=”Official White House Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/whitehouse/sets/”] Sequestration will likely go through as scheduled, meaning that Congress has not acted on the first of three “mini-cliffs” that resulted from January’s fiscal cliff negotiation.The next mini-cliff, scheduled to hit on March 27, will absolutely require action. If events in Congress remain at […]
Four Reasons The Next Budget Crisis Will Be Even Worse
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*How This Military Family Of Four Lives Well On Just $14,000 Per Year

[credit provider=”Photo: Courtesy of Danielle Wagasky” url=”http://www.blissfulanddomestic.com/”] In the years since the recession, the median household income in the U.S. has dropped to just over $50,000, while fixed costs like health care, higher education, and housing have only soared. Now imagine trying to support a family of four on a fraction […]
*How This Military Family Of Four Lives Well On Just $14,000 Per Year