Archive for April, 2012

Becoming Your Own Boss: 5 Tips on How to Adjust

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April 30th, 2012 at 9:47 am by Ally

About 14 million Americans are self-employed, according to a recent report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you’re one of them, you already know how being your own boss can give you the freedom to set your own schedule, make your own rules and take greater control of your salary. But there’s a… read more

5 Must-Have Apps for the Financially Savvy Gourmet

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April 26th, 2012 at 9:42 am by Ally

Cooking at home can be a great way to stay healthy and save money. And like so many things, it’s made even easier by modern technology. Here, we look at five must-have apps for the financially savvy gourmet, to help you make the most of your time in the grocery aisle and your kitchen. 1.… read more

What Is Financial Freedom? 3 Finance Bloggers Offer Answers

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April 25th, 2012 at 9:47 am by Ally

For many people, financial freedom is the Holy Grail of their financial journey. But what exactly is financial freedom? The concept goes beyond mere wealth, but it means different things to different people. We asked three personal-finance bloggers to describe financial freedom, and the steps you can take to achieve it. For SVB of The… read more

How Small-Business Owners Prepare for Retirement

Posted in Community,Savings Talk
April 24th, 2012 at 9:22 am by Ally

Small-business owners are having difficulty creating financial plans for their later years. In a February study by the American College, a private institution near Philadelphia, a third of the owners surveyed say they have no pension or retirement savings, and that they’re unsure how they’ll support themselves once they leave the workplace. Many small-business owners… read more

5 Financial Topics to Discuss With Your Aging Parents

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April 23rd, 2012 at 9:44 am by Ally

Your parents did the best they could to teach you how to count your pennies and, more importantly, how to save them. If they’ve reached retirement age, there’s a good chance you could now offer them a few good tips on handling their personal finances. Improving your aging parents’ financial literacy can feel awkward, especially… read more

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