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May 18th – Girls on the Go

The average American spends nearly 4.5 years behind the wheel of a car in their lifetime. 4.5 years! That’s more time spent getting from Point A to Point B then all of your college years combined. And even in their free time, Americans spend an average of $4,000 for a family of four on vacation. I don’t know about you, but that amount hardly makes me feel relaxed. Far from it.

Our generation is more mobile than ever, commuting longer distances for work, traveling for weddings and other big life events, and trying out […]

It's the classic Carrie Bradshaw investment strategy (or lack thereof): having a closet full of ... read more
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Can Your Shopping Habit Be a Good Investment?

Shopping, window or otherwise, is something you’re probably well versed in. Still, until now you’ve ... read more
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The Surprising Way Shopping Can Impact Your Portfolio

So you've tested the waters with your passion by practicing part-time and decide that it ... read more

3 Questions to Ask Yourself to Determine if Your Passion is a Business or a Hobby

Traveling is expensive: Americans spend $137 per night on average for hotel rooms alone, not ... read more
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How to Check In on the Best Deal on Hotel Rooms

I bet you've heard this before: “Renting is like throwing money away!” Well, I couldn't disagree ... read more

Sneaky Homebuying Fees that You Never Get Back

If you’ve received a medical bill recently, then what I’m about to say likely won’t ... read more

You CAN and SHOULD Negotiate Your Medical Bills


$$ Word Of The Week


Today’s $$ Word: Liquidity.

Liquidity: Your ability to pay now – having liquidity means you have cash. Note that even the wealthy can sometimes be illiquid if they own an illiquid asset (real estate, say) that can’t be turned into ready cash.

Interested in extending your financial vocabulary? Visit our dictionary here

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Marie Claire
USA Today