Monthly Archives: December 2012

Make 2013 the year you get your financial life in order. Reduce stress and make noticeable progress by following these steps.   Document your financial goals with the entire family. Including everyone in the goal setting process makes it more likely that you will have cooperation towards reaching your goals.  Planning a Disney cruise?  Let your kids know it is on the list and you are saving for it.  It also gives you something to use when they are beggingRead More

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  Systematic savings is an easy yet powerful concept.  It involves setting up an automatic deduction from one account to another at some frequency (weekly, monthly, yearly, etc).    Many of us already experience systematic savings with our paycheck.  We have automatic deductions for retirement such as 401(k) or TSP plans. Federal taxes are also automatically deducted from our paycheck.  The IRS knows that they are much more likely to get their money if they force you to pay asRead More

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