Venus and Mars and Apartment Hunting

September 11, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As I get older as a person and as I grow with Nick in our relationship I am starting to notice more and more differences between us.  It has really helped me become a better girlfriend.  Even though we have been together a long time we aren’t always totally in sync on […]

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What to do and where to go in New Orleans

September 10, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As you know in just a few days I’m headed to New Orleans for FinCon.  Ever since I was a little girl I’ve always wanted to go to New Orleans so when I hit 30 years old and started to travel New Orleans jumped to the top of my bucket list. This […]

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Why You Might Need Life Insurance (Even if You Don’t Have Kids)

September 9, 2014

When it comes to life insurance there’s a big misconception that if you don’t have kids you don’t need coverage. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. In fact, there are many instances when singles need insurance and even more cases where DINKS need coverage. So today I wanted to take a look at the […]

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5 Ways to Afford a College Degree

September 8, 2014

One of the most common reasons young people don’t start college directly after they graduate from high school is because they think they can’t afford it. If you find yourself caught between being too poor to afford college but too wealthy to qualify for need-based financial aid, don’t lose hope. There are ways to help […]

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Why I still celebrate back to school

September 8, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Well it’s that time of year again; the cities are full of young students ready to see their friends after a summer of fun, high school students getting back in the classroom after a summer of part time jobs and college student eager to get away from their parents to start their […]

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How B2B Marketing Differs From Consumer Marketing

September 5, 2014

Business-to-business marketing is a remarkably different beast than consumer marketing, even though their aims are quite similar. While successfully selling a product or service is the eventual goal of any marketing campaign, the machinations of how you go about that selling are vastly different when you’re selling to other businesses as opposed to individual consumers. […]

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How to Invest for Short-Term Goals

September 5, 2014

When you think about investing, you probably think about putting money away for the future — 20, 30 or 40 years from now. It’s true that investing is a wise way to grow your wealth over the years and help you meet big financial goals like sending your kids to college or funding your retirement. […]

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Weekly roundup: Philly and the NFL

September 5, 2014

Happy Friday Dinks.  As you read this I’m in Philly.  Yes that’s right this weekend I’m spending four days in the city of brotherly love and crossing another item off my bucket list.  Philadelphia is a six hour drive from where I live so yesterday morning I hit the road for an extra long weekend […]

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Deciding Between Direct Investing and Investing with a Broker

September 4, 2014

When you want to see your money grow, you need to invest it, but when you start considering investments and how to make them, you are going to run into some hard questions fairly fast. For example, one of the first big choices you will have to make involves whether you want to work with […]

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