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Is It Worth Traveling To See The Eclipse?

On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will occur across the continental United States for the first time in 38 years. The next U.S. eclipse won’t happen until April 8, 2024, so this is an exciting event. It occurs when the moon blocks the sun, turning daylight into night and leaving the sun’s atmosphere momentarily visible.

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6 Ways to Save On Your Summer Vacation

The open road is calling and your dream vacation awaits! But first, you need to work out the financial details. How are you going to pay for your getaway? Ideally, a plump vacation fund is the way to go. Unfortunately, though, many of us don’t think about how we’re going to pay for vacation until its a few weeks away. Be proactive in planning your vacation by saving up for it in advance.

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Roller Coasters and Financial Freedom: What You Need To Know

One day last August, I was sitting at the top of a twisty water slide in Southern New Jersey wondering how in the world I got there.   My kids encouraged me on and I didn’t want the boys to think dad was afraid.  I wasn’t afraid of getting hurt—just afraid that the nature of my trip down the slide would make me physically sick.  I hate amusement parks.

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The New Homeowner Diet

Saving money is a lot like losing weight. It’s no fun, requires sacrifices and no one at a dinner party wants to hear about your plan. For many first-time homebuyers, trying to save enough money for the down payment on a house can seem like a diet that won’t end.

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