Why Electric Cars Will Help Us Financially

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People who are wise with their money look ahead. Far ahead. It’s been said that poor people look to today, the middle-class look to the month, the wealthy look to the decade. If you want to be wealthy, it’s time to act like them. That’s why it’s important to look ahead and see what change is coming. This post is about why we will soon all be driving fully electric cars. And what it means for...
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The State with the Lowest Cost of Living (and Why to Move There)

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If your goal is to live a comfortable and enjoyable life while spending the least possible money, you should choose your location accordingly. You are lucky, if you are not bound to a particular city, state or region because of your job. You can now move to a state that has the lowest cost of living yet offers a high quality of life. The following data presented by the Missouri Economic Research and...
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The Financial Perks of Getting Married

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Love. Love comes first and foremost. It’s more important than anything I’m writing about in this post. But this is a financial blog. We gotta talk about the financial aspects of getting married. Talking about money may not be romantic but it is important. Money-related fights are the number one reason for divorce. Statistically, it’s important to know about these benefits. Getting...
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9 Creative Ways to Contribute to a Political Campaign

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When most people think of giving to a political campaign, they think about simply donating their money or their time. If both of those options bore you, here are 9 other ways to help your candidate succeed. All of the ideas listed below still count towards your total contribution to a candidate. The reason you may want to consult this list instead of just give cash is because these types of donations...
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Tax Freedom Day

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As we enter a new year, I’d like to talk about taxes. And the fact that you’re working for free right now. Tax Freedom Day is the day that the average American has earned enough money to pay in full his or her total yearly tax bill. It’s essentially the day where the money you earn going forward actually becomes your money. This handy image from the Tax Foundation best illustrates...
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Clever Ways to Save Money in Your 20’s

There’s an old saying, ‘It is good for a man that he should bear the yolk in his youth.’ What this... more →