Finding the Silver Linings in a Lower Income

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My wife and I didn't make all that much money in 2014, mostly because I've spent the year starting my business. And while everyone likes to make money, there are some silver linings to having a year with lower income. We're taking advantage of our lower income in two specific ways, both of which will save us money on taxes years down the line.

5 Good Reasons to Stop Paying Off Your Debt

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If you're ready to improve your financial situation (good for you!), you might look at your debt as the first priority. The monthly payments put a strain on your budget, and you may simply resent it and want it gone as soon as possible. But before you go into full-on debt crushing mode, there are a few things you might want to consider doing first.

How Will You Improve Your Financial Situation in 2015?

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With all of the financial responsibilities on your plate, how can you decide which ones are most important to be focusing on right now? It's not an easy thing to figure out, and it's often the biggest obstacle to making progress. I want to help you set the right financial goals for 2015 so that you can start building a better financial future.

Why a Stay-at-Home Parent Should Have Life Insurance

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It probably makes sense that a working parent should have life insurance. After all, your family relies on his or her income and that income would need to be replaced. Life insurance is a great way to do it. But it might not be quite as obvious that a stay-at-home parent should have life insurance too, often nearly as much as the working parent.

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