Author: Sarah Li Cain

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7 simple ways to get control of your checking account

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Managing a checking account may sound like a tedious task, but please keep reading, because it’s well worth a bit of time to get your financial …

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Is your grocery bill out of control? Here’s how to tell

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How much you should spend on groceries each month will depend on factors such as the number of people living in your household, your lifestyle and …

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Don’t let these credit card mistakes ruin your finances

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Credit cards, when used responsibly, can enhance your financial life, allowing you to build your credit score, earn rewards, and more. Unfortunately, if you’re not careful …

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You’re probably managing your checking account all wrong

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  Managing a checking account may sound like a tedious task, but please keep reading, because it’s well worth a bit of time to get your …

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10 possible benefits of obtaining personal loans

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  Not all debt is bad. Think credit cards, where consumers use them for everyday purchases, or getting a mortgage to purchase your first home. As …

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Income vs net worth: What’s the difference?

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  Put simply, income is the amount you earn whereas net worth is the total value of your assets minus any debt. When it comes to …

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These are the 9 cheapest pets to own

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Pets can bring love, companionship, stimulation, and fun into your life. But they can also bring a lot of added expenses. In fact, the lifetime cost …

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Here’s how buying a home changed my view of money

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My husband and I just wrapped up a whirlwind homebuying process. As we signed the last closing documents and got the keys to our new house, …

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How to improve your life by doing nothing

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Being bored has done wonders for my financial life. Ditto for my physical and mental health. I used to be one of those moms who thought …

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Blended family? Second marriage? 3 things you should know about estate planning

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If you’re in a blended family with stepparents, stepchildren or step-anything-elses, you have unique estate planning needs. That’s something that Brenda (name was changed to protect …

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14 jobs that pay $70K (and don’t require a college degree)

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There’s this myth where you need a degree to be able to earn a decent income. Not true at all. Yup, these are good ol’ 9 …

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Living abroad can save you money — here’s how

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What if I said that you can stay in five-star hotels whenever you wish, eat at the finest restaurants, travel internationally, hire a full-time housekeeper, save six …