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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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Don’t Have Any Money Saved Up? Start Small and Make Saving Automatic

Create an Emergency Fund With Baby Steps It probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise that not having enough money saved up can pose a financial problem. We all know that saving money is important, but when times are tough and money is tight it feels like an impossible task. […]

Poll: Are You Looking to Buy or Sell a House Right Now?

If you spend any time listening to the news, it’s no surprise that we’re still in the midst of a real estate slump. Certainly,  some areas have fared worse than others, but as a whole, most real estate values have dropped over the past few years. […]

How to Brew Your Own Beer and Maybe Even Save Some Money – Bottling

Welcome to the final installment of the how to brew your own beer series. So far we’ve talked about what kind of equipment you need in order to brew, how to brew beer using a basic extract recipe kit, and today we need to talk about bottling your creation. […]

For a Good Time Call 1-800-829-1040

While this number may not provide the same thrills of calling the number etched on the bathroom stall it could end up saving you money. This is the toll-free number for the IRS tax question line. […]

How to Brew Your Own Beer and Maybe Even Save Some Money – The Brewing Process

Welcome to the second installment of the how to brew your own beer series. Last week I discussed what kind of equipment you need, how much it will cost, and where you can find it. Once you have all the equipment, you’re basically going to be cooking and following a recipe. […]

5 Tips to Help You Save Money and Protect Your Home With Homeowners Insurance

If you own a home, it’s almost certain that you have homeowners insurance. While insurance agents will help determine the kind of coverage you can buy, it is ultimately your responsibility to know what the policy covers. And remember, insurance agents are salesmen and typically work on commission. […]

Friday Finance Findings for July 31st

Where did July go? Oh well, I can’t complain about August getting here quickly because that means football is right around the corner! Some of my fantasy leagues are already taking shape and by the end of the month it will be draft day. […]

Don’t Waste Money Financing a Car for More Than 3-5 Years

As if financing the purchase of a rapidly depreciating asset isn’t bad enough, financing it for an extended period of time is even worse. Financing the purchase of a car or truck for more than 5 years just so you can afford the payments is not a wise financial move, regardless of how bad you want that vehicle. […]

Poll: Is the Economy Finally Recovering?

I think it’s funny how just a few months ago the media was still talking about how we’re on the brink of the next great depression and we’re setting the stage for the equivalent of an economic apocalypse, but fast-forward to today and all the news is glowing and painting a rosy picture. It’s amazing what just a few good weeks in the market can do. […]

How to Brew Your Own Beer and Maybe Even Save Some Money – Equipment

Last week I introduced this mini-series that will cover brewing your own beer at home. I’ve been brewing for a while now, but I wanted to do a series of posts on this topic because the number one question I get from people is whether or not you can actually save money this way. […]