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Investing 101 – Why, How & When

Golden rules of investing Pay off your debts first — pay off any loans, like a credit card or personal loan, before you invest. Have emergency savings — aim to have enough set aside to cover three months’ expenses, so you won’t have to sell an investment if you need cash quickly. Develop an investing plan — define your financial …

Compound Interest
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Compound Interest – Making money for you

What is compound interest, and why bother with it? Compound interest investment is a powerful tool and even a $1 investment is worth a whole lot more later on. It might seem easier to make a larger, riskier decision right off the bat, but in truth, compound interest is perhaps the most powerful tool in your investment arsenal. Albert Einstein once called …

Financially Free
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How to Become Financially Free

10 Ways to Become Financially Independent People can choose to define financial independence in their own way — after all, not everyone wants a private jet and a mansion. However reaching real financial independence — the ability to live comfortably off one’s savings and investments with no debt whatsoever — could be easier than you think. It takes a plan. …

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General Get out of Debt

How to Get Out of Debt With the Debt Snowball Plan

What could you do if you didn’t have a single debt payment in the world? That sounds nice, doesn’t it? For some of you, that would free up and extra $300, $500, or maybe even $800 you wouldn’t have to be throwing at minimum payments each month. Ah, that’s the debt-free life and the road to Financial Freedom. So how …

Emergency Fund
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Saving for an Emergency

Learn how much you should save in case of an emergency. Emergencies, by their nature, are unpredictable. When they happen, they can derail your financial stability. A sudden illness or accident, unexpected job loss, or even a surprise home or car repair can devastate your family’s day-to-day cash flow if you aren’t prepared. While emergencies can’t always be avoided, having …

Debt Consolidation
General Get out of Debt

Debt Consolidation – Right or Wrong?

You’re in deep with credit cards, student loan debt, Afterpay and car loans. Minimum monthly payments aren’t doing the trick to help clear your debt. Something has to change, and you’re considering debt consolidation because of the allure of one easy payment and the promise of lower interest rates. The truth is debt consolidation loans and debt settlement companies don’t …