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13 Ways to Spend Your FSA Money

A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) works together with your employer's health insurance plan. The funds in the account, deposited via payroll contribution, can cover various medical expenses. Here are several ways to spend your FSA money on qualifying medical expenses you may not have known were FSA-eligible.

Your Guide to the Ray Dalio All-Weather Portfolio

The All-Weather Portfolio won’t outperform a growth-oriented portfolio over the long term and will even trail well behind it during times of stability and growth. But the All-Weather Portfolio does something a growth-oriented portfolio won’t and probably can’t do; protect your portfolio during times of economic and financial crisis.

Greenlight vs. FamZoo: Which Is the Better Debit Card for You?

With unique features like spending controls, parental notifications, and payments for chores, kids' debit cards have become increasingly popular in recent years. In this Greenlight vs. FamZoo review, we compare the features and benefits of two of the most popular kids debit card programs.


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How to invest in yourself

Pandas are pretty much awesome. They live one of the most casual lifestyles. For 14 hours of each day, they…

26 Games That Pay Real Money in 2021

Mobile games are a fun activity in your free time. Unlike the very first phone games such as Snake or Tetris that were for entertainment only, many game apps pay real money today. From arcade games to trivia, you can have fun and make money in your spare time.

Pinecone Research Review: More Money for Surveys

Anyone who wants to make money online with surveys should consider Pinecone Research as each survey earns $3 with a time investment of 20 minutes. The platform can be a good option for enthusiastic survey takers looking to boost their side hustle income too.

13 Ways to Spend Your FSA Money

A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) works together with your employer's health insurance plan. The funds in the account, deposited via payroll contribution, can cover various medical expenses. Here are several ways to spend your FSA money on qualifying medical expenses you may not have known were FSA-eligible.

8 Key Money Lessons I Learned During the Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic is far from over, but I'm hopeful that we've reached a turning point and can take time to reflect on lessons learned. With that in mind, here are eight pandemic money lessons I picked up during the past 18 months.

Your Guide to the Ray Dalio All-Weather Portfolio

The All-Weather Portfolio won’t outperform a growth-oriented portfolio over the long term and will even trail well behind it during times of stability and growth. But the All-Weather Portfolio does something a growth-oriented portfolio won’t and probably can’t do; protect your portfolio during times of economic and financial crisis.

7 Best Stock Research Websites for 2021

If you've been investing for a while, you know that a good stock research website is one of the best investment tools you can have. But with so many to choose from, how does one decide. To help, we've created a list of what we believe to be seven of the best stock research websites.

Paper Trading – Learn to Trade Before Committing YOUR Money

Before you begin actively trading investments, start by using a paper trading account. It’ll give you an opportunity to test your current knowledge, gain experience, and learn how specific trading platforms work. All of that will make you better prepared to begin trading with real money, and minimize the risk when you do.


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Drawing Your Financial Map

At one point, I once had over a dozen checking accounts. (which is too many bank accounts) I was doing…


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Epic Life Events

These are those events in your life that seem EPIC at the time, simply because it's your first. Looking back, they're not as daunting and we can help you get them right the first time.

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Grand Goals

Grand Goals are laser-focused guides for achieving a financial goal. They aren't textbooks teaching you every aspect, they're a series of levers you can pull to get what you want.

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Money Saving Guides

These guides will show you the tactics I use to save thousands of dollars each year. And they don't involve cutting out something as vital as coffee or whatever your favorite vice might be.

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