The Money Mentor Blog

The Money Mentor Blog
7/29/14  Grab Bag
How popular is your Social Security Number?

Learn about the history of social security numbers, and the story of one number that is commonly considered to be the most popular social security number ever: it has been used by 40,000 people! 

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7/25/14  Savings & Retirement
Enjoy the benefits of an IRA

Have you forgotten your IRA? If you don’t have one, should it be part of your overall investment plan? Learn some compelling reasons why this vehicle can help you plan for your future.

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7/22/14  Smart Spending Tips
Fashion on a budget

A new Marist Poll was released yesterday on American’s views on fashion. A whopping 86% say that you don’t have to spend a lot of money to be fashionable. You can learn how to be fashionable on a thrift shop budget on our blog.

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7/17/14  Savings & Retirement
Are you prepared to retire?

Retirement used to conjure up images of lazy days spent in a rocking chair, but today’s retirement is very different. Getting ready to retire means building your nest egg and having a financial plan that will enable you to enjoy the type of retirement that you want. Learn some key aspects of preparing today for the retirement of tomorrow. 

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7/10/14  Smart Spending Tips
Think of your purchases in terms of work hours

One way to combat the urge to make frivolous purchases is to think of the dollar amount you are about to spend in terms of the number of hours that you worked to get that money. 

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7/1/14  Savings & Retirement
Three keys to more successful investing

Learn investment tips to maximize your gains and minimize your losses.

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