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Why It’s Dangerous to Contribute too Early to Your 401(k)

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Does your employer offer a 401(k) plan? And do they match any of your contributions? If so, they might only match up to that percentage on each of your checks, and not on how that check amount relates to your total annual salary.

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Stop Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck in 5 Easy Steps

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1 out of 4 college grads are overqualified for their jobs, there are more contract workers than ever with no job security, and an army of part-time workers desperate for full-time jobs. It’s no wonder almost 80% of Americans say they live paycheck to paycheck. Here’s a 5 step plan to break you free from this cycle.

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Fighting Medical Bills and More…

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Back in December, there was an issue where I told you about a surfing accident sent me to the hospital for a weekend. And I said my own experience demonstrated how important it is to fully understand the type of insurance you have before an unexpected event sends you to the ER.

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7 Easy Ways to Save WITHOUT Coupons

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2016 Consumer Expenditure Survey, the average household spends $7,203 annually on food. The survey breaks this number down even further to include food at home, $4,049, and food away from home, $3,154.

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There are Billions to Be Claimed… Is Any of It Yours?

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When a rightful owner cannot be located after a year or longer, funds are turned over to the government. But if you’re willing to do some legwork, you can search for unclaimed assets on your own. And in most cases, the state will return them to you at little or no cost.

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12 Steps You Can Take if You Lose Your Job

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Although layoffs can be emotional, a pink slip should be a call to action — to get your finances in order, including spending, savings, health insurance, and credit. Here are 12 steps I recommend you take immediately after you lose your job to keep your financial house in order.

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6 Must-Have Apps for Managing Debt

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A lot of people dream of retiring to warm states like Florida or Arizona, where they can spend their days golfing, fishing or hiking along the beach. But those dreams can quickly turn ugly if you’re not careful.

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3 Secrets to Slashing College Costs

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If you can’t figure out how to slash the costs of your child’s education, you’re going to get crushed. Lucky for you, I’ve been doing some research on this and found three ways I believe you can significantly lower the costs of getting your child a post-secondary education

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