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Drop App Review – Supercharge Your Savings

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Drop App Review – Supercharge Your Savings

A lot of personal finance tips revolve around the concept of earning more and/or spending less. But what if there was a way to save more while spending money? Meet the awesome Drop App! In a nutshell, Drop (available both on iOS and Android) lets you supercharge your debit cards and credit cards to get rewarded with …

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8 Money Lessons You Should Know Before Your 30s

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8 Money Lessons You Should Know Before Your 30s

Your 20s are a time of big changes in people’s lives. Starting a job, starting a family, sometimes buying your first house. This might be the decade with the most changes you will encounter ever! But beware of the multiple traps caused by an increased cashflow from a new job. There are some caveats but also some …

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Creating A Budget – Four Facts Before Taking A Leap

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Creating A Budget - Four Facts Before Taking A Leap

Hello everyone! Today I’m having a guest post from Stacy B Miller which is the content editor at Oak View Law Group. Let me know if you would like to guest post on Finance For Geek. Enough is enough. Your debts are spiraling out of control. Your savings are going down every day. Your debt collectors have …

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Why Interest is Killing Your Net Worth

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Why Interest is Killing Your Net Worth

When you hear the words “net worth”, you may start to think about what your life is worth in a sense. Typically, your net worth is a complete picture of your financial soundness and where you stand when it comes to your assets, debts, and more. If you ever want to learn what your net worth is, …

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Never Underestimate The Power of Compound Interest

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Never Underestimate The Power of Compound Interest

One common way to build wealth is to spend less than you earn and invest or save the difference. This is like the basics of personal finance. In order to make your savings grow faster, you have two options available: increase your income or increase your savings. Unfortunately, increasing your income is not something you can always …

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Wealthsimple Review – Simple Automated Investing

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Wealthsimple Review - Simple Automated Investing

Traditionally, investing required some basic finance skills. Either one had to go through an investment advisor, with fees often being quite prohibitive, or one had to find and choose some funds to pickup in order to have a good overall asset allocation. Furthermore, usually advisors are available only to high net worth individuals. For the average investor, …

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Why You Need An Emergency Fund

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Why You Need An Emergency Fund

Why is it so important to have an emergency fund? Emergencies are (unfortunately?) part of life, so should be an emergency fund. Whether it is for an unexpected medical bill not covered by your insurance plan, or in case your car suddenly breaks down. How do people plan on paying such bills without going into debt or …