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  • Family Life
    Saving Tips
    Savings Quick Tips: Pay Less for Your Landline
    Savings Quick Tips: Pay Less for Your Landline Getting your spending right on your home phone service isn't difficult, but you must regularly match what you use compared with what's offered in the fast-changing telecommunications marketplace. Th...
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    Savings Account
    Savings Quick Tips: Don't Pay Anyone to Hold Your Money
    Savings Quick Tips: Don't Pay Anyone to Hold Your Money Where competition thrives, consumers win. The banking industry has more competition than ever with the introduction of online banks. So, you don't have to put up with overpaying for checkin...
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    Mortgage Payment
    How Quickly Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage?
    How Quickly Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage? Mortgage payment periods vary. Some people pay off their debt over 15 years; others take 30 years. There's no right way or wrong way to pay a mortgage; you just have to decide what makes the most sen...
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    Expenses
    Basic Rules for Financial Freedom: Make Wealth Happen
    Getting wealthy means being very honest with yourself and being willing to invest your time and efforts into the quest for greater prosperity. Many of the Rules are behavioral, and changing your behavior is never easy. Some Rules will seem stunni...
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    Saving Tips
    Basic Rules for Financial Freedom: Get in the Wealthy Mindset
    The concept of money comes with a lot of baggage to most of us. We have an inherent belief that it is good or bad and that wanting it is good or bad. That loving it is good or bad. That spending it is good or bad. What I am going to suggest in t...
  • Christmas Printables
    Holiday Grocery List
    Make sure you have everything for your holiday feast with our printable grocery list. ...
  • Family Life
    Saving Tips
    Are You a Saver or a Spender?
    Are You a Saver or a Spender? If you know to the nickel how much money is in your wallet or purse at this moment, keep track of exactly how much you spend and where you spend it, buy only clothing that doesn't need to be dry cleaned, and eat pas...
  • Thanksgiving Printables
    Printable Thanksgiving Grocery List
    Make sure you have everything you need to roast a turkey and prepare all the trimmings for the big feast on Thanksgiving Day with our printable grocery list. ...
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    Interactive Grocery List
    Check off, write in, and print off this interactive grocery list to make your supermarket shopping experience a bit more pleasant. If the kids are coming along, don't forget to print off our grocery games to keep them entertained! ...
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    Back-to-School Budget Printable
    Print off this free budget worksheet to organize your back-to-school savings. Download this interactive printable and save it to your desk top. Once you enter in your budget and spending amounts, the printable will automatically calculate your sa...
  • 9 Ways to Teach Saving Money
    Teaching Kids to Save
    9 Fun Ways to Teach Your Children About Saving Money
    Zina Kumok is a writer for TraditionalIRA.com and RothIRA.com specializing in personal finance. She started covering personal finance while blogging about paying off $28,000 worth of student loans in three years. A former reporter, she has covere...
    Zina Kumok
  • Indoor Games Printables
    Grocery Store Games
    Print off this booklet full of fun games and activities to entertain and educate kids while you run errands or grocery shop. ...
  • Family Life
    Stock Market
    Stock Market Basics
    Buy long or sell short? Market order or limit order? Test your knowledge of the stock market with this quiz. ...
  • Family Life
    Investing
    Investing and Finance Quiz
    It takes money to make money! How much do you know about investing and finance? ...
    David Johnson
  • Family Life
    Tipping
    How Much Should I Tip? A Holiday Tipping Guide
    How Much Should I Tip? A Holiday Tipping Guide During the holiday season, it's customary to tip service people who have provided you and your family with exceptional service throughout the year. But who deserves a tip, and how much should you giv...
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    Saving Tips
    Creative Ways to Earn Extra Money
    Being a stay-at-home mom is a full-time job, but without the luxury of a paycheck. In these tough economic times, many moms are looking for ways to earn a little extra money, so we took to the message boards for creative ways to supplement your i...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Family Life
    Saving Tips
    Save $100 (or More!) This Month
    Save $100 (or More!) This Month We all know we should be saving money, especially in these troubled economic times. If you're like most people, though, you just don't seem to have any money left to save at the end of the month. Take heart: With a...
  • Christmas Activities Printables
    Holiday Budget Printable
    Stay on top of your money and finances this holiday season with this FREE holiday budget worksheet. You can type in names of friends and family, gift descriptions, and your budget, and the worksheet will calculate your amount budgeted and amount ...