Save Money on Groceries

The average American family spends over $500 per month on food, according to our friends at the Bureau of Labor Statistics. We love stats but not as much as those guys, so we'll take their word for it. While it might seem that you don't have much room to save on groceries, it's often a flexible area of the monthly budget. 

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Investing 101 - Index Funds

Investing money and creating a portfolio that will one day pay you back for all your hard work really isn't that difficult. Consistency and commitment to a few simple ideas are all you really need. The core of your portfolio, the foundation of your financial life, should be what Jack Bogle has spent his entire career and life talking about, Index Funds.

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Tax Refunds - What's the ideal amount?

It's that time of year again. The final days to get all your documents: W4, work expenses, and bank statements in order before the tax man comes a knocking asking for even more money. I know many people get excited to file their taxes because it means one thing: tax refund! You're probably excited to get a check in the mail from the government and your fingers are crossed for a big fat check none the less. The government is giving you money, great deal right. False!

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Budgets Stink: 3 Steps to Easy Saving

You've probably hear it a million times and it's often the first thing you'll hear from friends and family once you're out on your own in your adult life. Make a budget and stink to it... You need a budget... Make sure you plan out a budget once your get your first paycheck...You know it's important and that there is a lot of merit to make a budget it but its stinks. Plain and simple. 

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