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Saving For Retirement

An old co-worker told me yesterday that I was the one who got her thinking about contributing to our employer sponsored plan at work.

It made me feel good because I believe I have made her options a little easier…
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$280,000 on an income less than $9,000

This lady saved over $280,000 and never earned more than $9,000 per year. She worked longer than many of us would want to, also, but still an inspiring story and an example of how time and savings do add up…
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Using Facebook to get discounts

One way to get coupons for places you regularly do business with is to like their page on Facebook.  Many businesses will post special deals and coupons for their "Facebook fans." 
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Public Transit

Riding Public transit can be an adventure and sometimes harrowing, sometimes annoying, many times inconvenient, but many times a money saver.  This is especially true if you work in a metroplitan area in which parking is not free. In Los…
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Picking up Pennies

Today, I picked up a penny. Most people ignore a penny on the ground, but think about it.  Most people would pick up a quarter - but 25 pennies and that is a quarter-dollar.  Picking up pennies is most useful…
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Digital Coupons

The Sunday paper use to be the way we got most of the coupons we used at the grocery store.  Then the coupon supplements started websites and we became enabled to print out coupons from our computers.  Now, if you…