Yes, It Is Possible to Stop Living Above Your Means (Find Out How!)

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Are you living above your means? It’s probably not something you intended to do. It’s stressful to realize your spending habits aren’t allowing you to save up any extra money, or worse, slowly burying you in debt. Awareness is the first step towards meeting your financial goals, so let’s talk more about living above your …

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How Do Banks Make Money in 2021?

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We all know that nothing in this world is free, so how do some traditional banks offer free checking accounts and free savings accounts? Banks continually spend money by sending us our debit cards, periodic statements and supporting the digital infrastructure needed to process online payments and transactions.  With so many free and discounted services, how …

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If Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness, How Can You Be Happy?

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Money doesn’t buy happiness. This is a saying that we’ve all heard on numerous occasions from a variety of sources. Sometimes, it feels like people claim that money can’t buy happiness as an empty platitude to make others feel better about not having money. The folks who have it are the ones telling the folks …

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Do You Dream About Money? The Meaning Behind 5 Common Money Dreams

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Do you dream about money? Somewhat surprisingly, most people don’t often dream about money, or at least, it doesn’t often show up in a literal way. In fact, money dreams don’t even show up in the top 50 most common dreams, according to dream analysts. So, what does it mean when we do dream about …

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How Much Do I Need to Retire – The Complete Guide for 2021

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Do you want to know how much you need to retire? It’s only natural; everyone wants to retire and have a comfortable life. And further, I couldn’t blame you if you asked, “How long will my money last in retirement?” Indeed, knowing the amount you need to retire is tricky because it goes beyond simple …

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Dead Cat Bounce Investment Strategy: A Complete Guide

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They say that what comes up must go down, but an equally true and less discussed phenomenon is that what goes down must come up. At least, sometimes. The idea of a “dead cat bounce” might sound somewhat alarming, but as long as you hear it mentioned within the context of trading, it refers to …

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11 Things to Consider Before Investing in Cryptocurrency in 2021

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Where cryptocurrencies were once the reserve of tech nerds, these days, they’ve become so mainstream that your parents might be considering investing. This news might strike excitement into the hearts of diehard crypto fans, but it also means there’s a rise in people who want to get in on the “hype” and invest in cryptocurrency …

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What Does an Accountant Do? And 8 of the Best Reasons to Hire One

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Most people know accountants work with financial information and prepare reports to help their individuals and small business owner clients. However, many are unaware of what accountants actually do day in and day out. Accountants perform various duties that help individuals and businesses better understand their cash flow needs, prepare their income tax returns and …

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