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preparing and filing taxes? check this list of ways to do it for free (or on discount) here https://wallethacks.com/file-your-taxes-free/
I remember the first time I filed my taxes. I was dropping something off at the post office when I saw tables full of cardboard boxes filled with forms with the now familiar IRS eagle and scales logo. Tax season! Those boxes were so intimidating. I was so scared of filing my taxes wrong and …
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Do you shop on Amazon? You'll need to see some of these hacks... I bet you won't know at least one of them.
I love Amazon.com. If I order something online, there’s a 90% chance I’ll get it from Amazon.com. We have Amazon Prime too, so almost everything can be at our house within two days. We use Subscribe and Save to get a discount on things like diapers, tissue paper, toilet paper, and other nonperishable necessities. Our …
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Learn these important money ratios and you won't have to remember money recipes and boring rules again!
Ratios are everywhere. Have you ever baked a loaf of bread? The recipe always looks complex but it relies on one key ratio: 5 parts flour to 3 parts liquid. Fresh pasta is just 3 parts flour and 2 parts egg. These ratios are important because if you can’t remember the specific recipes, a ratio …
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Setting New Year's Resolutions is easy, keeping them is much harder, learn how to set a resolution you'll keep from these 7 productivity experts!
I don’t like the big hullabaloo around New Year’s Resolutions. The selfish part of me dislikes how many more people show up at the gym in January. While that’s good for them (and the gym’s finances!), I know that most will be gone by mid-February to early-March. It’s just how it is every year. The …
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Batteries are fantastic... until they run out of juice. Learn how batteries and electricity work, how you can charge alkaline batteries in a pinch, how you cut open some batteries to reveal smaller ones, and how you can swap Cs for Ds if you really need to -- http://wallethacks.com/battery-hacks/
Learn the best battery hacks that will not only save you money, but turn you into the hero. I hate it when I'm one AA battery short for a toy or discover I'm missing a stupid AAA to make some stuffed animal talk. Skip a visit to the store, learn how to revive batteries, Frankenstein them together, and more.
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Saving money doesn't have to be hard and it can be automatic... see how
Have you ever pulled a coat out of storage, slipped it on, and discovered twenty bucks in the pocket? It just happened to me a few weeks ago and I was thrilled. (full disclosure: it was only $12, I was still happy!) (and then the weather got to like 70 over the weekend! Double happiness!) …
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I love Amazon and I bet you do too - learn the hacks I use to save money and this isn't a list of all the benefits of Amazon Prime or a post about their warehouse outlet. These are legit money saving tips you'll want to know about. I promise.
I love Amazon.com. If I order something online, there’s a 90% chance I’ll get it from Amazon.com. We have Amazon Prime too, so almost everything can be at our house within two days. We use Subscribe and Save to get a discount on things like diapers, tissue paper, toilet paper, and other nonperishable necessities. Our …
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If you invest $100 a month in the stock market from age 20-30, you will have more money at 60 than someone who saves $100 a month from 30-60. (assumes 7% annual return) Ponder that a minute.
The most important thing about investing is starting early. I want to show you something… That Rollover IRA at Vanguard contains every employer-sponsored 401(k) I’ve contributed into. It’s subjected to the same annual contribution limits as any other 401(k) plan, so I have no special advantage outside of just saving a lot. And early. I …
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It can be hard and scary to get started in the stock market, here are our dieas for how to invest your first $1,000. Thanks to +Mike Piper for contributing his thoughts!
We all start somewhere. I remember the day I had $1,000 and thought it would be a good idea to invest it in the stock market. I had a 401(k) and a Roth IRA, so I was familiar with the mechanics of the stock market, of mutual funds and index funds, and how everything fit …
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Like to read? Here are some great personal finance books available for less than $1 -- many of them are free.
Reading is FUNdamental! I love books. I consider reading to be a skill and one of the skills that has transformed my businesses and my finances. That’s why I’m always on the look out for great books. While new releases tend to dominate mainstream media, I find that a lot of old classics and privately …
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Did you know that you can use C batteries instead of Ds with a simple piece of tin foil? That and many more hacks that will lengthen the lives of your batteries and avoid a trip when you have the wrong ones!
Learn the best battery hacks that will not only save you money, but turn you into the hero. I hate it when I'm one AA battery short for a toy or discover I'm missing a stupid AAA to make some stuffed animal talk. Skip a visit to the store, learn how to revive batteries, Frankenstein them together, and more.
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  • Carnegie Mellon University
    Computer Science, Economics, 1998 - 2001
  • Carnegie Mellon University
    MSIT-SE, 2001 - 2003
  • Johns Hopkins University
    MBA
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