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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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5 Tips for Saving Money While Vacationing Abroad

Exploring foreign shores and dining on exotic fare are what make up many dream vacations. But when you suspect a money changer has taken you for a ride or you’ve busted your budget after only two days, it can quickly become a nightmare.

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Starter Home or Forever Home: You Decide?

I met my husband in my early 20s and he was in the process of purchasing his grandmother’s old house in Milford, Connecticut.  Excited to keep the house in the family, his grandmother let him buy the house for a very decent price. It was an exciting time for him, and for us.  

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