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Building Wealth by Owning Less

All my life I have lived among the American upper-middle class, but I never had the money to actually count myself in this group. But of course I tried. It was a classic case of keeping up with the Jones’, and unfortunately, the more I tried to keep u … [Read more...]

IRS Revokes Nonprofit Status of 41 Credit Counseling Agencies

The IRS may be good for something. BusinessWeek reported yesterday that the IRS has revoked the tax-exempt status of 41 "nonprofit" credit counseling agencies. … [Read more...]

401(k) Q & A

Q: I just started my first full-time job but am not eligible for the company sponsored 401(k) until December. What should I do if I want to start saving for retirement now? A: It’s a great idea to get a head start on your retirement saving even if … [Read more...]

Pinching: Keep Your Change

We have all experienced the coin jar phenomenon: We toss change from our pockets into a jar at the end of the day and later count it, amazed to see how much has accumulated. A good way to use this loose change is to allocate it for something – a new t … [Read more...]

Should You Pay Off Credit Card Debt or Contribute to a 401(k)?

Here's a question I get all the time: "When I become eligible for a 401(k) or another tax-deferred retirement plan, should I contribute to the plan even if I could use those funds to pay down credit card debt?" … [Read more...]