The Money Mentor Blog

The Money Mentor Blog
12/29/14  Grab Bag
10 ways to really keep your New Year’s Resolutions

Would you like to realize your New Year’s Resolutions? It might be easier than you think. Learn about a plan designed to help you stay focused and motivated.

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12/29/14  Savings & Retirement
Don’t get zapped by the new IRA rollover rule

Effective January 1, 2015, you can only make one tax-free rollover per 365 days between your IRA accounts, regardless of how many IRAs you own. You can still make unlimited transfers between IRAs without tax consequences. Learn the difference between an IRA rollover and an IRA transfer and exceptions to the new rollover rule.

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12/23/14  Smart Spending Tips
Last minute gift guide

The holidays are practically in our laps. Get some ideas for last minute gifts to wrap up your holiday shopping checklist. 

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12/19/14  Up Your Security IQ
Alert: Holiday package delivery scam emails

Please be on the watch for a phony email being sent to consumers this holiday season. The email looks like it is from the U.S. Postal Service and claims that there was a problem with the delivery of a package to your home. The email is a scam, and could cause malware to be installed on your PC.

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12/11/14  Grab Bag
Surviving holiday travel

Tens of millions of Americans travel by road, rail and air during the holiday season. If you're traveling, keep in mind that many other people are traveling too, so patience is a necessity. Learn some tips to survive your holiday travels without having a meltdown.

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12/1/14  Credit 101Smart Spending TipsUp Your Security IQ
The best way to pay for a rental car: Credit card or debit card?

Not long ago there was just one way you could pay for a rental car – by credit card. Now, many car rental agencies let you book and pay for a car with a debit card. What are the pros and cons of using each kind of card? And which method of payment makes sense for you?

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