The Money Mentor Blog
11/23/15  Grab Bag
How’s our economy REALLY doing? Three key economic indicators

There's always another story about how the economy's doing — and each one seems to contradict the other. Fortunately, you don't need a Master's in Economics to decipher what's happening. These three indicators can help you make sense of it all.

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11/23/15  Smart Spending Tips
Black Friday shopping tips from a veteran

Checking out Black Friday sales for the first time? Get some tips for success from a Black Friday veteran. 

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11/19/15  Savings & Retirement
Is the new myRA retirement account right for me?

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who doesn’t have the benefit of an employee-sponsored retirement account, saving for the future just got a little easier thanks to the recently unveiled myRA savings account.

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11/18/15  Housing
Home prices continue to increase

U.S. home prices continue their upward march, showing an increase of 0.6% in September 2015 vs. August and a 6.4% increase year-over-year.

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11/13/15  Savings & Retirement
Important Social Security updates for those interested in File and Suspend

Social security isn't in dire straits just yet; the core social security benefits remain unchanged. But some of the “loopholes” that many retirees have used for decades will be ending at the end of 2015 (with extensions going through May 1, 2016).

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11/10/15  Up Your Security IQ
3 scams that target military veterans (and how to avoid them)

After all of the sacrifices our vets have made, it’s hard to believe anyone would want to take advantage of them. But such scammers exist, so it’s important to keep an eye out for these red flags.

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