I have yet to buy my Dream House – I’m OK with that

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The average price of a new home as of September 2019 was about $363,000. About 65% of Americans own a home. However, the great majority of homeowners are people aged between 50 and 65, and over. Older Americans are more likely to have good credit, fix-incomes and pensions, savings, and good credit. Everything needed to maintain a home. After all, the dream of home ownership, often called the last...

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Posted in: Home, Money, Personal Finance, Saving Money, saving money

Five Scams Most Likely to Target Elderly Retirees

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Elderly retired life is supposed to be the, “Golden Years.” However, for many elderly people, old age means they become the target of attention from sophisticated, gold-digging scam artists. Financial elder abuse occurs when senior citizens are tricked and/or bullied into giving up money via sophisticated schemes. It is the fastest growing form of elder abuse scams relative to other kinds. Over...

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I Stopped Wasting food. Not just for Moral or eco Reasons – I need Money for my Business

Did you know that Americans throw out a pound of food daily? By some estimates, Americans waste almost $2,000 annually on food they willingly throw out. That is the equivalent of throwing away $5.50 daily. Wasting food seems to be a sign of status, and its hard to deny at this point. Some people claim their leftovers have gotten bad after a day or two in the fridge. Others are making room for new...

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Posted in: Business, Career and Work, Money, Personal Finance, Saving Money, saving money

I Refuse to Pay Marked Up Prices Anymore – It’s Draining My Finances

  I haven’t been in a bar in years. When it comes to watching new films, I have become endeared to watching them on-demand at home. It’s convenient, but it is also easier not to be tempted to buy popcorn or soda at concession stands. When I do go to a restaurant, I always try to stick to water instead of buying beer, alcohol, or soft drinks. I may be becoming a lot more curmudgeonly in my...

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Posted in: Food and Grocery, Life Hacks, Minimalism and Frugality, Money, Personal Finance, Saving Money, saving money
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