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Check the calculator: Raising a family can cost you about $12-14k per year, per child


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We’ve all heard the stories about how much money it costs to raise a child to 18.

Depending on the survey you’re reading, the number is going to be about the same: around $250,000.  A quarter of a million dollars.  All to raise a child, clothe them, educate them, feed them, buy them electronics and other “necessary” gadgets.

The MoneySmart Family System: Teaching Financial Independence to Children of Every Age
The MoneySmart Family System:
Teaching Financial Independence to Children of Every Age
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It may be totally genetic as to why you’re underpaid


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Do you think you deserve a raise?

We all do, at some point. We think we don’t earn as much as other people in our office, all for doing the same job for less pay.

But really, when it comes down to it – maybe the reason you’re not earning the same as your co-workers has nothing to do with your winning personality.

Maybe it’s something you were born with.

Lefties: The Origins and Consequences of Being Left-Handed
Lefties: The Origins and Consequences of Being Left-Handed
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Top Grossing Apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android (Dec 2014)


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App makers are continuing to make tons of money with the same old, same old types of games.  There’s been a few changes at the top of the charts this month – with PANDORA making a hefty rise to the top (albeit probably temporary).

‘Cause we knew you’d want to know – all apps are making about $18million per day, across all apps and all devices.

And Candy Crush Soda Saga, the latest addition to the Candy Crush kingdom, is making a killing – so recently introduced and already in the list of Top Money Making apps around.  Go figure. Continue reading TOP GROSSING APPS FOR IPHONE, IPAD, AND ANDROID (DEC 2014)

How much money do podcasts make?


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What podcasts do you listen to?

Do you get them free, or do you bother to pay for them?

Podcast Studio
Podcast Studio
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Top Money Earning apps for iPhone, Android, and iPad (Oct 2014)


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Another month is in the books, and it’s time to take a look at the TOP MONEY EARNING APPS in the Apple and Android app stores: Continue reading TOP MONEY EARNING APPS FOR IPHONE, ANDROID, AND IPAD (OCT 2014)

What’s the most satisfying Restaurant Franchise to own?


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Have you ever dreamed of owning your own business?

It’s one thing to start a business on your own, go into consulting or similar. It’s another to buy into someone else’s concept and try to make a go of it with their marketing support. Continue reading WHAT’S THE MOST SATISFYING RESTAURANT FRANCHISE TO OWN?

Calvin’s parents must have been millionaires


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Remember the CALVIN AND HOBBES comic strip?

Kids today may not be as enamored with comic strips as their parents were back in the day – it really was the golden age of comics: Calvin and Hobbes, The Far Side, Bloom County. Some would include Garfield on this list, but that may vary depending on how you feel about cats.

The Complete Calvin and Hobbes
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes
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Want to retire and live outside of the US? Here’s where to go…


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If you’re smart, you’re constantly worrying about your retirement.

How much to save? Are you saving enough? How are your investments doing? What age is a good age to retire to get maximum Social Security benefits?

The list of questions goes on…
The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget: How to Live Well on $25,000 a Year
The International Living Guide to
Retiring Overseas on a Budget:
How to Live Well on $25,000 a Year
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Top Grossing iOS and Android Apps (Sept 2014)


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Big changes on this month’s list of the Top Grossing apps. Could it be due to the new iPhone 6 release?  Could be… could be….

Let’s take a look.

Continue reading TOP GROSSING IOS AND ANDROID APPS (SEPT 2014)

The top earning Saturday Night Live cast members


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As we head into the 40th season of SNL, let’s take a step back and see how much of an influence Lorne Michaels and gang have had on the economy.

What? The economy?

Live From New York: The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests
Live From New York:
The Complete, Uncensored History of
Saturday Night Live as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests
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How much money do chefs make?


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If you’re a foodie and you haven’t had a chance to catch John Favreau’s film CHEF yet, then stop right now and go watch it.  We’ll wait.

Chef
Chef
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Six Computer Programming Languages that are Worth The Most Money


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If you’re studying computers in college and wondering where the real money is for after you graduate, maybe you should take a little time to think about whether you’re studying the right stuff or not.

Real World Haskell
Real World Haskell

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What’s the average 401(k) balance?


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It goes without saying:  if you’re not investing in your 401(k) retirement plan at work, you should be.

Everyone knows that if you start saving a little bit of money every paycheck from the time you start your career in your early 20’s, all that compound earnings and interest will lead to millions of dollars upon retirement.

Really – you CAN BE A MILLIONAIRE with just a little bit of effort.

Smartest 401(k) Book You'll Ever Read: Maximize Your Retirement Savings...the Smart Way!
Smartest 401(k) Book You’ll Ever Read:
Maximize Your Retirement Savings…the Smart Way!
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Top Grossing Apps for iPad, iPhone, and Android – September 2014


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Now that the kids are heading back to school, have there been any changes in the TOP GROSSING SMARTPHONE APPS lists?

Likely not.  Chances are, we’re going to continue to see tons of games as we check out this month’s contenders.

Continue reading TOP GROSSING APPS FOR IPAD, IPHONE, AND ANDROID — SEPTEMBER 2014

Which college students are the best/worst tippers?


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College students are notoriously cheap.  They’re already living in expensive (for them) housing, likely with three or more roommates, and they’re doing everything they can to minimize their living costs.  Pizza, while tasty, isn’t good for you health-wise.

But it is cheap.

How to increase tips
How to increase tips
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