2014-2015 401k and IRA Limits

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The 2015 IRA limits and 401k contribution limits were just announced, so you can start planning your 2015 contributions. The 2015 limits will stay the same for the IRA; the 401k limits will increase. The 401k limits and IRA limits are determined based on inflation, but can only increase in $500 increments. The 2015 social [...]

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A few people that I’ve talked to recently thought that because they had a 401k at work, they couldn’t open an IRA. Not true! Let’s take a closer look at investing in both an IRA and a 401k at the same time. Since the tax deadline (which is also the last day to contribute to [...]

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The holiday gift guide series is in full swing this week. Have you noticed the holiday decor starting to fill the stores? This week we are highlighting inexpensive gift ideas for students! College is such a fun, interesting time. It’s a transition period between living with your parents, and fully living on your own. And [...]

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I posted an article on 10 TV Shows to Watch To Save Money on specific shows that seem to offer financial advice or other money saving tips. One of the shows I wrote about was Downsized, a reality show that featured a large blended family that is struggling financially. The family was quite comfortable financially [...]

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Amazon Free $10 Promo Code

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It’s back! One of the most popular Free Money Friday offers from last month is available again. But you’ll have to ask fast… the offer ends today! Amazon is giving out free $10 promo codes when you buy an Amazon Gift Card for someone. The offer is targeted, so you’ll have to see if you [...]

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We’re continuing our holiday cash back series with another great program, Mr. Rebates. Cash back sites are especially lucrative around the holidays if you do any online shopping. Mr. Rebates is one of my favorite cash back sites. I love that they keep a “Lifetime Account Balance at Mr. Rebates” to see your running total. [...]

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This month our favorite finance discussion topics were ways to make extra money in your spare time, even more ways to earn money, becoming a millionaire, an overview of your financial pie chart, ways to cut costs, including saving money on haircare, earning cashback with the new Target Prepaid Red Card, and things you should [...]

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Our holiday gift guide series continues with inexpensive gift ideas. Most of these versatile gifts will work for various people on your list. Are you looking for inexpensive Christmas gifts for Secret Santa gift exchanges this year? Perhaps you have a long list of friends and family members you want to get great gifts for, [...]

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After working all week, sometimes the last thing I feel like doing is cleaning. I’d rather be going out to do something fun. That is until I realized that cleaning and organizing can actually earn me money and stop me from spending more. And making more money equals a chance to have more fun. Cleaning [...]

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After earning $1450 Cashback from Discover recently, anything with a Discover bonus catches my eye. With Discover on my mind, I was pleased to find a Discover Cashback Checking $50 bonus offer in the mail. Normally, it would have gone straight to the recycle bin! The Discover bank checking account also offers rewards in addition [...]

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