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    Simple Tips for Saving

    Read on for a few tips that can give you the start you need and help you ensure that the wealth you need is attainable.

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    How to Become a Millionaire at Any Age

    We all want to join the millionaires club; it’s the epitome of success world over. To motivate you, nearly nine out of ten millionaires (88%) are self-made, according to this study by Fidelity Investments, so why not you and me?

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    Part Three: Preparing for Inflation-Adjusted Premiums

    In January, your tax credits and average health insurance cost, per month, are going to change. Whether it’s a private plan, an employer-sponsored one, or Medicare, all consumers’ income brackets are going to be adjusted for inflation. In short, if your household earnings go up, your premiums might not because of the higher income brackets. Moreover, consumers may even qualify…

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    Crypto Alternatives for Everyday Savings Tools

     Remember when interest rates used to be high?  Gone are the days of earning ten percent or more on a short-term certificate of deposit.  Savers have long been high and dry when it comes to profitable places to stash their cash, while interest rates have been at rock bottom for years and other investments were too risky to keep savings…

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    Part Two: Inflation and Your Health Premiums

    Generally, the government takes care of a portion of your health insurance premiums. The amount is based on someone’s income bracket, which changes every year because of inflation. In a previous article, we discussed how this impacts the average monthly health insurance cost, even if a household’s income doesn’t go up or down. The change will effect the 2019 Medicare…

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    Banking with USAA: The Pros and the Cons

    Based in San Antonio, the United Services Automobile Association (USAA) has been a banking go-to for many military families. They offer banking, investing, and insurance services to about 12.5 million members. Their banking service has existed since the end of 1983, and they had over $62.5 billion dollars in 2015. However, their benefits are a bit exclusive, offered only to…

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    The 2020 Inflation Adjustment and Your Health Premiums

    Starting next year, inflation will impact the average monthly health insurance cost and the Medicare premiums 2020 rates. More specifically, even if your income doesn’t change, inflation might diminish your taxable earnings. In turn, you may qualify for lower premiums and tax savings. Having said that, higher health insurance options are also on the table. If your income increases, so…

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    How to Budget When You Have a Fluctuating Income

    Having a fluctuating income means that you don’t have a steady base paycheck that you can expect every month. This might apply to you if you’re a freelancer or someone who works various jobs here and there. While you may have the freedom of working when and where you want, you’ll also need to be savvier when it comes to…

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