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Frugal Trip To Yellowstone National Park

I’m really sad to see summer come to an end. In Colorado, we are already having cooler temperatures, and I can’t help but notice that the sun is sleeping in and going to bed later than just a few weeks ago.  We decided to go on one more blow out road trip before summer is gone, and I’m VERY excited that we chose a national park. It will be a whirlwind, but here’s how we’re planning our frugal trip to Yellowstone! Why Yellowstone? Well, because it’s maybe the most famous national park, and it’s a goal of mine to see ...

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Investing with Betterment

A Year of Investing With Betterment

Last week we discussed retirement investment options. Because of tax advantages, that is where most of our build wealth money goes at this point. When it comes to keeping money or giving it to the good ole’ US government, you can guess who wins every time! However, we all know it’s a good thing to keep diversified. Maybe you want to retire early or have money that’s accessible without penalty before age 59.5. After reading about a million reviews of brokerages, I decided to try out Betterment. I wanted to do a year in review, but my, how time flies. ...

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What Every Future Accountant Should Know

Today the labor market seems to be unstable and unpredictable. Huge amount of various vacancies appear every day due to staff turnover. Now, nobody can be sure that the place of work they currently occupy is permanent and will be available until retirement. In every fluent and changeable situation one should always be ready for the worst while expecting the best. Accounting jobs are a popular and in demand profession. Accounting positions likely won’t lose their importance, at least in the near future. There are always financial problems involved in every business, and they have to be dealt with quickly ...

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We tried, but were unable to get this Blue Man to say anything. Good thing he doesn't blog!

Do Bloggers Ever Run Out Of Things To Say?

I’ve been blogging for a little over two years now, and well, I haven’t run out of things to say yet. But, I do think the things I write about today are different than what I had to say way back when. I think most bloggers will never run out of things to say as long as they evolve and grow. I don’t want to see Jo Blogger write every post about making a budget. I want to see how Jo learned to budget and went on to become a millionaire. Life Changes My main focus in the beginning was ...

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choosing and advisor for short and long term

Reasons To Hire A Financial Advisor

If you choose to be a member of modern society, then personal finance will play a practical role throughout your entire life. This includes everything from life and auto insurance coverage to savings and retirement plans for all stages of life. A competent financial advisor can provide you with the necessary basis for establishing a financial plan that matches your individual goals and desires. Short Term Savings: Money for Now No matter the age, most clients should consult a personal financial advisor regarding the percentage of a portfolio that should be dedicated to short-term savings. This allocation should be matched ...

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Saving Money