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How Much Does Term Life Insurance Cost?

Term life insurance is the most affordable option when it comes to protecting your loved ones should the unexpected happen. The exact pricing varies depending upon the individual, the product, and the amount of coverage you choose. Everyone’s situation is unique so a policy that works for some may not be the best choice for …

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Free $20 Target Gift Card When You Create a College Registry

Found this deal on SlickDeals this morning – and thought it was worthy of the share being that many will be getting ready for college this fall. The details are as following: Add a minimum of $500 + 15 items and receive a $20 gift card. Quantities limited to the first 50,000 students. Valid on new …

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Why Have Auto Dealerships Stopped Negotiating?

This past weekend I had the pleasure of accompanying my mother in her quest to find a new car. We visited a couple of smaller dealerships and each one was singing the same tune: We don’t negotiate. In fact, as soon as we got into the car with the salesman from the second dealership, he …

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5 Types of People Who Need Life Insurance

The goal of life insurance is to provide a measure of financial security to your loved ones should you die. In its simplest form, it’s a tool to protect against the loss of income. Not everyone needs life insurance and maybe you are trying to decide if you should purchase or not. Are there people …

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Cinch Financial Review – An Unbiased Recommendation Service

I’m a big fan of simplicity. As a designer, I’m always looking for ways to strip away – and to get the cleanest, clearest message across in the most aesthetically pleasing way. So, I appreciate when I see this approach taken with other products / services. The folks at Cinch Financial (cinchfinancial.com) seem to be …

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Don’t Beat Yourself

If you’re a golf fan like me, you may have watched 21-year old Jordan Spieth win the prestigious Masters Golf Tournament last weekend. He became the second youngest winner of the event (behind Tiger Woods) and set many records in the process. His win was a testament to what drive and passion can do to propel oneself to …

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The Bank Can’t Foreclose On You If You Don’t Have Debt

This article became a real life realization to me in 2008 when my Dad announced to our family that the bank was foreclosing on his 10,000 head pig operation and 500 acre farming operation. Like I’ve blogged before, this event had rippling affects on our family. In March, of that year, we all thought it would …

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The Power of Home Equity

This post is written and sponsored by U.S. Bank  Seems you’ve got a bit of a dilemma on your hands. That big project you’ve had in your head for what feels like forever is now actually coming together on paper and just waiting to be started. You have the time to do it and – best …

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