How to just say no to binge spending

CFP®, Blue Ocean Global Wealth, Marguerita M. Cheng, and CEO •
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men suits in a store in Madrid

A client recently confided in me, expressing concern over her mother’s string of bad luck. Her mom was distraught over learning that her two-day hospital day was denied by her insurance. In addition, she had a bug problem and her landlord forced her to pay half of the cost for an exterminator. While she knew

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Learn from the daily habits of wealthy individuals

Sandra Block, Senior Associate Editor, and <i>Kiplinger's Personal Finance</i> •
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Young man reading a book.

Thomas Corley, a certified financial planner, spent five years researching the habits of wealthy people for his book, Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals. Of the people he surveyed, 76% were self-made millionaires. If you had to select one daily habit that has the greatest impact on building wealth, what would it

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5 cheap things to do with kids when school is out

the editors of Kiplinger's Personal Finance •
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Grandmother and grandchildren having fun at outdoor.

It’s all too easy to spend a fortune to keep your kids occupied during school breaks. Camps are expensive, and the cost of a family vacation adds up quickly once you factor in transportation, lodging, meals out and activities. For budget-conscious parents, there are affordable alternatives. Take a look at five cheap (and fun!) things

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