What is a 401k Plan and How Does It Work?



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You've probably heard the term 401(k) a thousand times before and you might even have some of your money invested in one, but how much do you really know about it?   Perhaps you don’t even realize that you’re eligible to participate in a 401(k) … [Continue reading]

Backyard Projects and Wish List



My daughter Gabriella is turning ten later this month and we’re planning a small backyard party for her.  it’s nothing out of control, just the family and a couple of close friends over for an afternoon of socializing over some expertly grilled … [Continue reading]

NFL Extra Points Credit Card Review



Football season is here at last!  And you know what that means…dazzling passes, heart-pumping rushes, and bone-crushing hits.  There’s just nothing like it is there?? Actually there is! If you act fast you can make this football season even … [Continue reading]

Capital One 360 Online Savings Review



If you're looking for an online bank that offers interest rates far better than any brick and mortar bank plus a bunch of other customer-friendly features, I strongly recommend you consider opening a Capital One 360 savings account. I've had a … [Continue reading]

Teaching Your Kids to Appreciate What They Have



Do your kids think the whole world revolves around them? Have they become spoiled and ungrateful? Are they never satisfied with what they have and always want more toys, more games, more money, more everything? It is easy for us parents to say … [Continue reading]

Conducting Cashless POS Transactions: A Beginner’s Guide



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Setting up and conducting modern cashless point of sale (POS) transactions can be intimidating to business owners who are new to the idea. If you are one of the many business owners who are making the switch, there are a few terms, strategies, and … [Continue reading]

Williams Sonoma Credit Card Review – The Perfect Credit Card for People Who Like to Cook



Williams Sonoma credit card

Savvy shoppers know they can use a branded credit card to earn valuable rewards at their favorite stores.  Today we're taking a look at the Williams Sonoma credit card which is perfect for foodies who want to earn awesome rewards such as gourmet … [Continue reading]

How Does a Reverse Mortgage Work?



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If you're 62 or older and short on cash, you might be considering a reverse mortgage.  But before you jump in and sign the paperwork, it's important you understand how a reverse mortgage works. When I was young and just out of college, my parents … [Continue reading]

4 Money Lessons I Learned From Samurai Jack



Samurai Jack

Long ago in a distant land…I, Aku, the shape-shifting Master of Darkness, unleashed an unspeakable evil! But a foolish Samurai warrior wielding a magic sword stepped forth to oppose me. Before the final blow was struck, I tore open a portal in … [Continue reading]

Goodbye Mom



I've been a bit less active in the blogosphere than usual lately but I had a very good reason...my Mom was dying. My mother has been battling several serious health issues over the last few years and she had deteriorated significantly in recent … [Continue reading]

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