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Prepare Yourself Financially For Divorce

refinery29.com — And you thought your fairy-tale wedding was expensive: You can expect to pay an average of $15,000 to $20,000 in order to get a divorce. Yep, the cost of getting un-married can be even higher than that of getting married. The major costs typically include mediation, neutral evaluations, custody

How To Get Your Money Back

refinery29.com — When somebody owes you money, and you actually need that cash to get through the month, a knot can form in your stomach, for sure. It's uncomfortable and makes you feel vulnerable. But, can asking for the money you need hurt your relationship in addition to your wallet?

How to Afford Small Luxuries Every Day

redbookmag.com — That's right: I'm giving you full permission to buy that morning Starbucks. True, other financial experts will tell you to ditch your small expenses to save money-and technically, yes, forgoing that daily latte might keep about $1,500 in your pocket per year. So now you're thinking, What's up, Nicole?

How to Make Moving Less Expensive and Less Painful

money.usnews.com — Skip the professional movers, and pay your friends in pizza instead. Between the boxes, brokers and storage, moving can get pricey. Even if you're cutting the cost of your rent, the "simple" task of transporting your possessions from one home or apartment to the other can break the bank.
Jul 24, 2015

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Jul 27, 2015

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5 Ways to Check Into the Best Hotel Deals

money.usnews.com — Hotels will often match a lower rate listed by a competitor online. All you have to do is ask. Traveling is expensive: Americans spend $137 per night on average for hotel rooms alone, according to Hotels.com's Hotel Price Index. Not to mention, there's the cost of food, souvenirs and the transportation to get there.

3 Money Questions Every Couple Needs to Ask

redbookmag.com — There is one financial question I hear from all kinds of women. It's about love-and how it relates to money. It makes sense that everybody's stressed out by the way finances and relationships overlap: According to research, frequent money fights increase the likelihood that a marriage will end in divorce by 30 percent.

4 Ways to Cut the Clutter and Make Money Doing It

money.usnews.com — Pro tip: Dry clean your clothes before selling them to a consignment shop. The winter is thawing (finally) and with that comes the inevitable closet purge. Piles of bulky sweaters, your sixth pair of blue jeans and that dress you haven't worn in over a year - these are all signs you may need to do some wardrobe editing.
Apr 18, 2015

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May 14, 2015

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9 Ways to Avoid Rookie Mistakes When Starting Your Own Business

entrepreneur.com — Lots of people are dissatisfied with their careers and believe they'd be better off braving it on their own. After all, the "new normal" we all live in is not so pretty: job uncertainty, financial uncertainty, pay cuts, furloughs. With the jobs picture so bleak, many people tell me they'd rather get paid in happiness.
Apr 16, 2015

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Apr 16, 2015

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Sneaky Home Buying Fees that You NEVER get back

forbes.com — I bet you've heard this before: "Renting is like throwing money away!" Well, I couldn't disagree more. That's like saying that you are throwing money away buying food because when you eat it, it's gone. Guess what? There are costs to living. And that includes the roof over your head.

Homes With Fake Exteriors

forbes.com — If a stone exterior is your accent of choice, consider foregoing the real thing. Lighter in weight, faux stone allows for the drama of the real deal without the associated structural costs. So, you can add retaining walls, fireplaces and pillars without worrying about weight-bearing and reinforcement issues.
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Aug 28, 2015

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Aug 28, 2015

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Aug 28, 2015

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