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Your Savings Rate is More Important Than Your Rate of Return

Your rate of return means nothing if you have no savings. Too often we get caught up trying to find the right investment, thinking that “the one” will make us wealthy. Forget the nonsense. Focus on the rate you control: the amount that you’re saving.

Maximizing Your Transportation Expense Benefits

Transportation costs are a necessary evil especially in large cities. Don’t let these monthly charges eat away at your monthly budget. Here’s some simple ways to maximize you work travel.

Understanding Student Loan Status

Student loans can be tricky to understand. Knowing the status of your loans can help you better manage and repay them.

7 Tax Deductions Lawyers Overlook

The problem with taxes is not paying them (after all, that’s the cost of civilization) but the huge drag taxes have on your ability to create wealth. The federal tax system is structured to encourage you to act certain ways. Why not take advantage of the opportunities to save on taxes? Once of the reasons

Congratulations, You Got a Raise. Now What?

Raises are exciting and something to be celebrated, but how can you effectively use them for your benefit? Set yourself up for the future with these 7 tips for utilizing your recent raise.

Private Student Loans – An Introduction

Previously, we discussed the many different flavors of federal student loans. Private student loans for lawyers are not nearly as common as their federal cousins, but several readers may have picked up a few private student loans in undergraduate or law school. Essentially, a private loan is any loan that is not issued or backed

Federal Student Loans – An Introduction

The first step in erasing your student loans is understanding what you’ve borrowed. This is not as easy as it should be, but the process is getting better. Once you know what type of loans you hold, you can begin to understand your options. There are two types of student loans: Private loans are made

How to Choose Your Income and Get Rich Slowly

Diverting a portion of your salary to savings every year can actually increase your happiness and help you save for your future. Read on for more information about this financial practice.

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