8 Common Tax Deductions for Job Search Expenses + MORE

What to Expect When You’re a Life Insurance Beneficiary
While we all know the importance of having life insurance to protect our families in the event of our death, the details of being the beneficiary of a life insurance policy are a little less clear.
Here’s what you need to know about collecting life insurance benefits, so nothing comes as a surprise during a stressful time:
Filing a Claim
A recent troubling investigation of insurance practices has shown that insurers will often fail to pay death benefits to beneficiaries, even if they know that the individual who purchased the policy has died…

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Introducing the 97 month car loan @ Canadian Money Forum
What is your retirement sweet spot? @ Retire Happy Blog
Teaching Kids About Credit @ Balance Junkie
Invest in Yourself @ Young and Thrifty
Lending Money To Friends And Family @ Boomer and Echo
Ten Financial Lessons We Can Learn from Warren Buffett @ Blunt Bean Counter
Getting a Handle on the Cost of Cars @ Michael James on Money
Risk versus volatility, is there a difference? @ My Own Advisor
Why I’m Excited to See Gold Lose Its Lustre @ Canadian Finance Blog
Why Yard Sales are Sustainable @ Sustainable Personal Finance
Committing to a Credit Card? Don’t Underestimate Annual Fees @ Lazy Man and Money

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Debt Movement Google Hangout: Must-Knows of Debt Consolidation
What an another awesome Google Hangout featuring a debt consolidation expert! I definitely felt blessed to be in with good company as he shared some great strategies and must-knows. Joining me was Damon Day from DamonDay.com.

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Retire Your Credit Card Debt With Citi Simplicity® Card

The best thing that you can do with your credit card is to always pay your entire balance in full and on time. If you do not pay your balance in full, you will incur interest on the average daily balance of all of your charges. And if your payment is not made on time, you will be charged a late fee, and your card’s interest rate will be raised to what is called the penalty interest rate…

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How to Open a Business Bank Account

– moneysmartlife.com

How to Open a Business Bank AccountWhen I formed my LLC, I finally opened a business bank account. I probably should have had a separate account prior to that point, even though I was a sole proprietor, but I waited until the business felt more “official.”
Opening a business bank account requires a little planning, and proper documentation, depending on the type of business you have…

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Few Simple Everyday Techniques to Protect yourself from GermsToday is a special day. SMB, my wife, agreed to finally write something up for my blog. I mentioned about her unwillingness to contribute to this blog in my about page, I also mentioned about her obsession with cleanliness. So, I had given her this topic to write about. She thinks she has serious OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) as far as cleanliness is concerned, I think so too…

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Writing Wrap Up & New Goals

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Hi blog peeps! Happy Friday! Thanks for stopping in to check out this week’s writing wrap up!
Grenada/Life Update
There’s not much new to report on this front. I have just a few days of work left before I get a few days off, and I’m looking forward to it! I’ve also been working extremely hard to try to amp up my side hustle income, and slowly but surely it’s increasing…

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Need More Reader Profiles

– freemoneyfinance.com

The Reader Profiles series has been pretty popular around here. So far we’ve done over 110 posts and, while I still have a few in the hopper, I wanted to let you all know that I NEED MORE of them to keep the series going.So if you’re willing all you have to do is email me the answers to the following questions (it’s all anonymous — don’t worry about your name getting out, I use initials to hide real personalities):

Please tell us a bit about yourself…

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April 2013 Goals and Financial UpdateApril Highlights and Lowlights

2013 Financial Goals – Not much progress in April. I’m waiting for some pullback before adding money to baby RB40′s 529 account.

Rebalance – I rebalanced our portfolio to be more conservative because I think we are due for a market correction soon…

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Friday Links

– canadianfinanceblog.com

This week the Financial Highway wants to help you answer the question: What is Good Debt and Why It’s Important?
The Canadian Couch Potato shared The Power of Simple Portfolios in their post this week.
When it comes to retiring, the Retire Happy blog wants to know What Is Your Retirement Sweet Spot?
The Million Dollar Journey is on a mission to help you learn How to Prevent Credit Card Fraud…

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If you don’t own gold yet, you might really want to hurry up and get some. We keep saying it, but this time it’s not just because physical precious metals are getting incredibly scarce. Purchasing gold may become outright illegal if what’s going on in Connecticut is any indication. Even if Connecticut’s plan to track all gold sales isn’t a harbinger for a modern day Franklin D…

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And how do you feel about them? Could you have gotten them cheaper? Are they all mandatory expenses for being real-life human beings?
These are all things that randomly popped in my brain this morning which you’re now having the pleasure of seeing 😉 But there’s also some points to it all too – like checking up on yourself to make sure you’re paying attention to everything (pop quiz!), and also to give us voyeurs something to gawk at learn from so we can potentially better ourselves too 😉
So let’s see how naughty or not y’all have been! I’ll go first… Here are the last 5 things on my USAA credit card (which I use to budget everything with), and how I feel we’re doing…

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Searching for a job can be a frustrating and time-consuming experience – and worse yet, it can be extremely expensive. But if you’re tax-savvy, you may be able to recoup some of your job search expenses in the form of tax deductions. Follow the rules regarding what you can write off, and save all documentation […

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Reader Jennifer Gwennifer raises a timely question: When I can, I try to support small, family-operated businesses instead of “big box” stores like Walmart. However, I live in a coastal area of New England that is overrun with tourists in the summer, which means I end up paying slightly higher “tourist” prices for some things in the summer months…

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You don’t really write your will, and most people shouldn’t try. But you can be sure the will is done correctly. In this visit we discuss how to shepherd your will through the process.
It doesn’t take much to tarnish a gem of an estate plan and with it, your legacy. A misplaced word, missing clause or miscommunication between lawyer and client can send your ordered plan spinning into chaos…

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The Wasted Years

– thesimepledollar.com

When I look back to the middle of the last decade – roughly 2002 to 2006 – I see a lot of great memories. I see my marriage to my wife. I see the birth of our first child. I see myself at a pair of jobs that I enjoyed quite a lot. I see the gradual diaspora of my college friends, and I see a lot of new friendships forming…

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Famous Financial Parnterships

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Famous Financial ParntershipsI am considering entering in to a financial partnership to purchase a rental property.  I thought I would examine some successful and not so successful partnerships and learn from both.
Rodgers and Hart
The successful song writing duo of the 1920s and 1930s was know for such hits as Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered, Falling In Love With Love and Isn’t It Romantic that filled the Broadway stage and were featured in popular Hollywood musicals of the day including Pal Joey and A Connecticut Yankee…

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Would you ever consider putting your hard-earned investment dollars in a place like Nigeria or Kenya? It’s a question that strikes at the heart of an investor’s risk tolerance.
But how you answer it may be a key factor in determining whether you have what it takes to capture truly outsize gains in the stock market…

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Friday Giveaway Roundup – 133 Giveaways
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Happy Friday everyone!
Well it’s certainly been an interesting week. The temperature got pretty hot here all of a sudden (just a day or two after we had a snowstorm, I might add) and everyone was happy that Winter was finally behind us…

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PTM 031 – How to Make Money on Craigslist Reselling Washers and Dryers with Mr. Craigslist HustleToday’s podcast features LaJuan Stoxstill-Diggs, aka Mr. Craigslist Hustle. He knows precisely how to make money on Craigslist. LaJuan was laid off a few years ago and instead of sitting around waiting for another job to fall into his lap, he started hustling. Not that kind of hustling. LaJuan figured out how to use Craigslist to find used washers cheap and turn around and sell them for a handsome profit…

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Nearly 80 Percent of Adults Don’t Get Enough ExerciseNew statistics from a journal of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say we aren’t getting enough exercise — exercise that would lower a host of risks, ranging from heart disease to hip fractures.About 79 percent of adults don’t get the federal government’s recommended minimum amount of exercise…

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Friday Links – Keeping the Balance EditionHappy Friday Everyone. Since I have been back from my trip, I have been really working on keeping a balanced schedule. Before i left for my holidays, my life was nuts. I honestly felt like I would be moving so fast throughout the day that my life would literally flash before my eyes. I have to say that despite a bit of a whirlwind week at work with deadlines, I have still managed to keep my evenings in balance…

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