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We started up the “Budgeting Tip of the Day” again at Twitter

We started up the “Budgeting Tip of the Day” again at Twitter (twitter.com/pearbudget). Just in case you missed it. In related news, if you’re following us on Twitter, and we aren’t following you, and you aren’t a spammer, send us an @pearbudget message and let us know, and we’ll follow you back.

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An interesting post over at Get Rich Slowly

An interesting post over at Get Rich Slowly: How to Create Your Own Target-Date Mutual Fund. I’m not totally convinced that the author’s grocery store metaphor is apt, but I think his point warrants thinking about: When you allow an investment firm to bundle up a package of stocks and bonds that you buy, there’s […]

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4 Habits for Saving Money on Routine Family Medical Care

4 Habits for Saving Money on Routine Family Medical Care | Frugal Dad

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“our riches have buried our treasures”

From The Great Recession: America Becomes Thrift Nation: No one wishes for hardship. But as we pick through the economic rubble, we may find that our riches have buried our treasures. Money does not buy happiness; Scripture asserts this, research confirms it. Once you reach the median level of income, roughly $50,000 a year, wealth […]

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8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Financial Planner

8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Financial Planner

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Quote from Rachel

There seems to be a common misunderstanding about saving money. In our consumer society, saving has come to mean spending less, as in “this shirt was on sale so I saved $10.” -Small Notebook

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You probably know about MetaFilter

You probably know about MetaFilter. You might know about Ask MetaFilter. Essentially, you have a lot of smart, savvy, curious people, asking questions and then helping each other out. If you’re familiar with Yahoo! Answers, it’s like that, but without the “how is babby formed?????” questions. It’s a fantastic resource. Anyway, as you’d expect, a […]

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Quote from Get Rich Slowly

“When you reach the end of your life, you’re not going to say, ‘I wish I had more money.’ You’re going to wish you had more time, and that you’d spent more time with your loved ones while you could. If you had a magical credit card and you could buy back the days of your […]

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