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Jeremy Vohwinkle is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, the Financial Planning writer at About.com, and founder of Generation X Finance.

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Catastrophic Health Insurance: Is it right for you?

    Is A Catastrophic Insurance Plan Right For You? In this down economy, it may seem practical to choose a health insurance plan that has the lowest monthly payments. However, plans that have the lowest monthly premiums also typically have the highest deductibles. […]

How to Make Money With an Online Tutoring Job

    How You Can Earn Big Bucks Being a Tutor In an attempt to make extra money, you’ve tried just about everything, mystery shopping, focus groups, selling on Craigslist, etc., but have you ever considered tutoring as a source of additional income?  Being a tutor can be easy and online tutoring jobs are in demand.  You just need to identify what skills you possess and know where to advertise your […]

How to Start Your Own Business in 10 Steps

    Many people have great business ideas, but do not know how to get started. Luckily, starting a business is not as difficult as one might think; most of us just need a little guidance to get started. Here are ten steps on how to start your own business. 1. Business Plan: Whether an entrepreneur wants to run a local store or build an empire, he or she must write-up a basic business plan. […]

How Does The Stock Market Work?

Stock Market Basics: Traditional and Electronic Trading I was talking with a friend and the question came up “how does the stock market work?” This got us talking about how the stock market and trading has evolved through the years. The financial markets are a complex entity with their own institutional and economic structures that play a vital role in how stock prices are established. […]

How to Save Money for a House

    When buying a house, a buyer is probably making the biggest investment of his or her life and must know how to come up with a serious down payment. On top of that, most buyers will need to spend a substantial amount of money moving and preparing the new house. Sadly, many potential homebuyers do not know how to save money to buy a house. […]

Cheap Healthy Foods

    Eating well-balanced meals and an overall healthy diet does not have to come at the expense of your wallet. Clearly, fast food meals are cheaper than fresh produce. Unfortunately, a box of fries and a burger immersed in grease does not present the nutrition an individual requires on a daily basis. […]

How to Make Extra Money With Dogvacay

      If you love dogs, have space in your home to board them, and want to make extra cash, DogVacay is the right website for you.  Apply to be a host and once accepted, start providing a safe haven for dogs of all sizes.  Pet owners rest assured that their furry friends are being cared for in a loving and humane way and you get the added benefit of companionship and extra income. Here’s how the s […]

What is a tax write off?

    I have been getting several questions lately about tax write offs. In my inbox this morning I had a great question that made me take things back a few steps. It was “I have been hearing all about tax write offs lately and I think I am missing something. […]

Where Is My Tax Refund?

    Have you already submitted your taxes and are now sitting back back waiting to get your tax refund check in the mail? Or if you are like me watching your bank account to see when that tax return direct deposit will happen. It can be hard to wait for money that is owed to you, especially when it comes to your tax returns. You are not the only one that is stuck waiting. […]

9 Crazy Tax Deductions That Actually Worked

    There are your common tax deductions and then there are others. The ultimate goal when doing your taxes is trying to minimize  the amount of money that you give up to the government and with that in mind some people get pretty creative to say the least. […]