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Read today's post to get our take.  Leave your take in the comments. http://www.beatingbroke.com/no-ideal-time-contribute-retirement/
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If you’ve been reading here for very long, you’ll know that I’ve been posting and discussing my Lending Club returns since the end of 2011.  For the first year or so, I updated with quarterly updates.   I didn’t do that in 2014.  Part of the reason for…
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You likely know Lending Club is a peer-to-peer lending site that offers personal loans to individuals as well as the chance for personal investors to invest by lending money to individuals. Now, however, Lending Club is expanding their services and…
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I have a small confession to make to you.  Despite the obvious frugal focus of this site, I’m terrible at looking for coupons for things before I buy them.  I’m a calculated buyer.  I’ll price compare for hours before deciding on an item.  I’ll spend…
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I come from a family of non-movers. For example, my mom, once she married, became listless and lost her appetite and quite a bit of weight.  The doctor diagnosed her with homesickness.  She had moved less than five miles from her family home to her home…
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On January 15th, 2015, the Swiss National Bank eliminated it’s cap on the Swiss Franc in regards to the Euro.  What does that mean?  Well, up until that day, the SNB had said that the value of a Franc would be tied to the value of a Euro.  Under that…
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Confessions of a Professional Blogger By: Miranda Marquit Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from Miranda.  My policy on books I receive free copies of is that I don’t review them unless I like them. How many of us, myself included, don’t jump at…
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My husband and I recently bought a house, and we’d like to plump up our emergency fund just in case we have a large house expense.  (Because, of course, when you have little savings, expensive things start to break.  It’s the law of nature, right?) To…
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Just recently, PF Chang’s acknowledged that 33 of their restaurants had suffered a security breach over the last 8 months and that the credit card numbers as well as possibly the customers’ names and the expiration dates of the cards were compromised. …
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We’re deep into the hot summer months.  Air conditioners across the country are doing overtime keeping our homes and businesses cool and comfortable and keeping the heat outside.  Unfortunately, it won’t be that much longer before we’re turning on the…
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I recounted in my last post the many adventures we had driving 1,750 miles from Illinois to Arizona where we damaged not one, but two rental cars.  We saved $100 by not purchasing the rental car company’s auto insurance, but that decision cost us $500 in…
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