Financial Freedom - Finances Demystified

Spend for the Life You Want

As a financial planner, I spend a lot of my time telling people how to save and how to invest.  But, spending is a BIG part of your financial situation and how you spend your money will determine how much you can save and how much you can invest!  Let’s face it -...

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It’s True! You Can File Your Taxes For Free!

It’s True! You Can File Your Taxes For Free!

This is a sponsored post by TurboTax, however, all opinions are my own and I have been a TurboTax user since college! YES! It’s #W2sDay!  What does that mean? While most should have already received their W-2 from their employer, January 31st is the deadline for...

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Free Credit Freezes Are Coming Soon

Free Credit Freezes Are Coming Soon

Looking for stronger ways to protect your credit? Thanks to a new federal law, soon you can get free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts. Here’s what to look forward to when the law takes effect on September 21

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Traveling Abroad for Less than the Cost of Summer Camp

Traveling Abroad for Less than the Cost of Summer Camp

Last summer I did something I have never done before, I took the summer off with my kids. A back packer in my previous life (e.g. pre-kids and pre-career) I traveled solo through SE Asia. While, my days of hostels and packed buses are long behind me, this summer taught me an amazing lesson. Traveling solo with kids is not only possible for parents but the rewards are many! The best part—if you travel to places where the cost of living is low and you play the airline card game, you can do so for less than the cost of many kid’s summer camps.

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