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Not Rich? Put Some Away Anyway

Posted by on Aug 8, 2012 | 0 comments

Not Rich? Put Some Away Anyway

In a perfect world, we’d all put away 15 percent of our salaries annually for retirement as soon as we hit our early 20s. Saving that much so early would put us in good shape financially by the time we turn 65, experts say. But we don’t live in a perfect world. So what is a struggling 20-something supposed to do in a tough job market and growing student-loan balances, among other...

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SAVE It, Don’t SPEND It

Posted by on May 8, 2012 | 0 comments

SAVE It, Don’t SPEND It

Your pockets are always empty. You missed the opening weekend of the Avengers because payday isn’t until the 11th. When your friends see you coming, they run for the hills because they think you need to “borrow a couple of bucks” until payday. What is wrong with this picture? Scratching your head, you ponder. “I work. Hard. I need MORE MORE MORE money!” Everyone...

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