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True Story of Thanksgiving!

What is the True Story of Thanksgiving?

Many equate Thanksgiving to shopping, football, traveling with family, and eating exorbitant amounts of food! But the true of story of Thanksgiving is fascinating. It shows us where our country came from, our heritage, and what it means to us today!  Religious Freedom In the early 1600s, a group of people believing in the freedom […]
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What is the Best Way to Start A SMART Business?

*Visit this site often for updates. I will be adding more helpful links soon for each step! According to a recent survey, 53% of American adults have considered starting their own business (Click here for 55 business ideas that are less than $5,000). Not surprisingly however, only 7.8% of Americans are business owners! Why the […]
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Need a Business Idea? 55 that are Less Than $5,000

In  addition to some of the business ideas I have added, this article has been excerpted from 55 Surefire Home Based Businesses You Can Start for Under $5,000 by Entrepreneur Press & Cheryl Kimball. Today, tens of thousands of people are considering starting a side or home-based business. In the past, people would stick with one job […]
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What are Target-Date Investment Funds?

Target-Date Investment Funds During the past twenty years target-date funds have become more popular with investors. Target-date investment funds also known as life-cycle, retirement, or age-based funds were first introduced in the early 1990s. Mutual funds offered instant diversification by pooling money and investing in the major asset classes (stocks, bonds, alternative investments, cash). This gave […]
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End-Of-Year Tax Planning Tips, Part 2

  Image courtesy of ddpavumba at Last week we covered some last-minute tax planning tips to do before the end of the year. Click here to read Part I! Here are some more tips to keep more of your money! Accelerate Your Mortgage Payment. Unlike rent, which is paid in advance, mortgage payments are made […]
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What Are the Best Mobile Finance Apps?

I literally have my smart phone with me 24/7. Even though they have only been in existence in its current form for about 5 years, I can’t imagine life without it! Regardless of whether this is good or not, it certainly has made life easier in many cases. Once a week or so, I go […]
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