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How To Change Last Year’s Spending Habits

How To Change Last Year’s Spending Habits

For some people, changing spending habits can be as difficult as adjusting to the loss of a limb. In 1960, surgeon Dr. Maxwell Maltz believed that it took an amputee 21 days to get used to having a missing limb. So it is with forming habits. More recent studies indicate it could take anywhere from a few minutes to several months, depending on the [...]

How to Avoid Falling Into Financial Pitfalls During the Holidays

Interview with Cecilia K. Holden, Business Operations Manager for Guardian Capital Advisors, LLC  1.     What are some great ways to plan financially for the holidays? Start by determining the maximum amount you are able to spend on all holiday expenses that fits reasonably within your financial budget. It is best to begin this [...]

Ways to Find Financial Peace (Coming soon!)

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Top reasons why we don’t save!

Top reasons why we don’t save!

  Photo Courtesy of Alan Cleaver We all have excuses on why we don’t save enough. We have children, we want to go on a vacation, we just don’t have the time, etc, etc, etc. The list goes on and on till the break of dawn. Right? Well, the list goes on if we let it, but there are ways to sneak in savings. Jonathan Stein, CEO of the [...]

Extreme Ways to Save on Gas

Extreme Ways to Save on Gas

The national average of gas prices are going up, up, up! According to the Fuel Gauge Report produced by AAA, last year the average cost for a gallon of regular gas around this same time was $2.776, currently the price is $3.542, that’s a 27% increase. According to Phil Reed, senior consumer advice editor with Edmunds.com, of all the states [...]

What’s your New Year’s Resolution?

In planning our new year we all think of things we could do differently or news things we would like to try. This year let’s make it a goal to look over our finances and know where our money is going. It won’t be easy and when life gets going, our bank statements and 401k advices are the first thing to go on the wayside. So, let’s just do a [...]

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