The Latte Factor [BOOK REVIEW]

If personal finance books make your eyes glaze over, but you can never say no to a page-turning novel, this book was written for you.  In The Latte Factor, best-selling author David Bach and co-writer, John David Mann, present a personal finance book that reads like a novel. It tells the story of Zoey, a young […]

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Making Money Simple [BOOK REVIEW]

It can sometimes feel like every decision we need to make revolves around money. How do we spend it? How much should we save? Where should we invest? How much do we need to retire? The endless stream of choices is enough to give anyone a throbbing headache!  Don’t let these decisions throw you into […]

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Everyday Millionaires [BOOK REVIEW]

Money conversations can be super-depressing. Everything you read tells you that the “Great American Dream” has faded into oblivion. Everyone you talk to says that only the rich-born can get ahead and make it to the top. We ingest these lies without thinking twice. They become part of our belief systems and kill our ambition, […]

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Weather Apps [APP REVIEW]

With the weather so unpredictable, it’s the perfect time of year to download a reliable weather app. But don’t spend hours researching your options; we’ve already done it for you! Read on for the inside scoop on the best weather apps on the market. AccuWeather (iOS, Android) AccuWeather is high up on our list for its sheer […]

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FrugalRules.com [WEBSITE REVIEW]

Get ready to destroy your debt for good!  FrugalRules.com is a personal finance site with a strong emphasis on getting rid of personal debt. The site offers a host of money-related content that is updated several times a week under subcategories including: Learn to Invest, where you’ll find investing advice for every level; Attack Debt, […]

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5 Apps to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions [APP REVIEW]

It’s a new year and a new you!  If you’re like most Americans, your New Year’s resolutions include cleaning up your finances, losing weight, or getting into better shape and kicking some bad habits. It’s also likely, though, that your resolutions are almost identical every year.  Make 2019 the year those resolutions actually last by […]

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Your Money or Your Life [BOOK REVIEW]

Your Money or Your Life is unlike any personal finance book you’ve ever read. It’s not an investment guide or a collection of savings tips. Instead, this recently updated classic aims to help you figure out exactly how money fits into your life.  Most personal finance books try to help you earn and keep enough money […]

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Camscanner [APP REVIEW]

A cluttered space brings a cluttered mind. All those papers in your desk, backpack, car or workplace take a psychological toll. Just trying to focus with all that distraction is like trying to do a pushup while someone is sitting on your back. Fortunately, paper clutter doesn’t have to be a burden. Most people carry […]

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Be More With Less [WEBSITE REVIEW]

Look around your home, your room and your life. How much useless stuff is crammed into every available corner and taking up your valuable space, time and money? More importantly – is any of it actually making you happy?  Courtney Carver believes that our obsessive drive to acquire more stuff complicates our lives on every level. […]

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“The Behavior Gap” [BOOK REVIEW]

Everyone loves to pin their financial troubles on a tanking economy or an unstable market. But let’s face it; We have no one to blame but ourselves for the decisions we make about money. And we often have no idea why our noble intentions fall flat when we make financial choices. In The Behavior Gap, Carl Richards […]