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How to Choose the Best Life Insurance Company

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Not sure if it’s an ego thing (I’m sure why wife would say “yes”), but I like to have the best of the best. I don’t want a good steak, I want the “best” steak when I go out to eat. When I go the movies, I don’t want to see a good movie. Screw […]

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Tips to Saving More Money on Auto Insurance

by Elle Martinez
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We purchased a car last week and one of the things I had to update was our car insurance policy. In addition to adding the new car, I also reviewed our current rates and coverage to make sure we’re still getting a good deal. Even though we’re very happy with our current insurance company that […]

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Net Worth Review: Looking Back on June

by Elle Martinez
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At the beginning of the month we examine last month’s finances and see how it’s affected our net worth. The purpose of the net worth reviews is to give us a regular system to look at our accounts, see what’s changed, and analyze what went well and what we need to work on. Net worth reviews gives […]

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Money Can’t Buy You Happiness, but It Can Sure Make Things Better

by Elle Martinez
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How many times has this happened? You two have been paying bills and have managed to pay down your credit card cards. Things have been going well, but the budget is a bit tight. Then as you drive home you run over a nail and discovered that your tire needs to be replaced. You take it […]

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Creating a Cushion for Emergencies That Works for Both of You

by Elle Martinez
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No doubt you’ve heard others say how important it is to have a rainy day fund. No matter how well prepared you are, unexpected expenses can come up. just this month not only did we have to start looking for another car, we also discovered that we had to replace a tire. While we weren’t […]

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Shopping for a Car

by Elle Martinez
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You may have noticed that things have been just a bit quiet here recently. Life has been keeping us busy and after the Celica broke down this past Wednesday, we have been in car hunt mode.  While the timing on the car’s demise wasn’t great, the good news is that we have enough in our […]

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4 Investing Tips for the Recently Married

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June is the most popular month of the year to get married, and if you’re planning on tying the knot this month or recently did, the first thing on your list – after paying off debt for wedding costs – should be devising a mutual investing strategy. If you openly discuss the topic of finances […]

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