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Are You Making a Costly W-4 Mistake?

  November 11, 2013  |    #Make Money

Tax
refund, those are nice words, aren’t they? We all love getting money,
especially at tax time. No one likes finishing their taxes and finding they owe
Uncle Sam money they don’t have. Are you making a costly mistake when it comes
to getting a tax refund?

Save Money When Buying Fruit

  November 8, 2013  |    #Live Fabulously

Save Money on What You Buy Americans are reported to throw away about forty percent of food annually.  That’s not far off from throwing away half of our food.  As we mentioned last week, some of this may be due to confusion when differentiating between what is safe and unsafe to eat. If you buy …

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You Landed Your First Job. Now What?

  November 8, 2013  |    #Make Money

You did it!  You graduated, searched high and low and landed your first job.  It’s time to celebrate.  Go out big this weekend with your friends or, maybe, buy that car you’ve had your eye on lately.

Hold up!  Not so fast.  Yes, you have your first “real” job.  It’s likely, however, that you won’t make the money an NFL All-Star makes.  What should you do? 

Baked Spaghetti Squash Recipe

  November 7, 2013  |    #Live Fabulously

A reader asked about our baked spaghetti squash recipe.  It’s a combination of recipes we found online.  The Guardian UK deemed spaghetti squash as this falls “must have” ingredient and for good reason.  It’s a low carb, low calorie (42 calories per cup), fibrous alternative to pasta loaded with folic acid, vitamin A, potassium and beta carotene.   

We made this pan two weeks ago for dinner, then had leftovers that lasted through the early part of this week.  It saved us a lot of cooking.  Also, on Sunday night, we were almost tempted to get Chipotle, but decided to go with a healthier option we already had.  If this wasn’t in the fridge, we would’ve wasted money and calories.  Click the link for our hodge-podge recipe.

A Formula for Refinancing

  November 6, 2013  |    #Eliminate Debt

This calculation takes into account tax deductions.  It’s good to know if your refi is worth the investment before applying.  Many people refi to lower monthly payments, but there are other considerations, too. SharePinTweetFlipShare0 Shares

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