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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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Saving Money on Valentine’s Day

7 Tips To Save Money On Valentine’s Day Are you on a tight budget this year? Do you think it means you have to forgo having a romantic Valentine’s Day? Think again. You can create a memorable time for you and your loved this Valentine’s Day, all without breaking the bank. After all, sometimes the most romantic things you can do don’t involve expensive dinners, lavish gifts, or big plans. […]

How to Throw a Super Bowl Party on a Budget

It’s that time of year again. Are you ready for the Big Game? Wait, are you hesitating because you’re a little tight on cash this year? No need to worry because hosting a Super Bowl party doesn’t have to be a budget buster. Here are 10 tips that will help you save money on your Super Bowl party. 1. Lose The Decorations Have you ever gone to a Super Bowl party to look at the decor? Of course not! […]

Good Debt vs. Bad Debt

The accumulation of debt is can be a necessary evil for personal finances. The majority of us don’t have enough cash on hand to pay for a child’s education or a house. However, a majority of people often let debt grow to dangerous levels. […]

Lowest Paying College Majors

With today’s economy down in the dumps, many people are attending college to guarantee financial security. The college students are looking to achieve a goal, to graduate with a degree and get a great job. Isn’t that the way the college fairy tale ends? Unfortunately, this could not be further from the truth for many degree seeking individuals. […]

Factor In Closing Costs When Buying a Home

Buying a home is usually one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make in your lifetime, but what many new homebuyers overlook are closing costs. Closing costs are funds, in addition to a loan down payment, paid at settlement. […]

The Pros and Cons of Co-signing a Loan

There are many situations where you might find yourself being asked to co-sign a loan. Often such a request can arise in the context of a personal relationship. […]

Saving Money on Winter Energy Bills

As a budget conscious consumer, you might be wondering how you can save money on your energy bills this winter. There are a variety of methods that you can use to save money on your energy bill and with a little creativity you can do it. What does it take to succeed? […]

5 Ways To Help Save An Extra $1,000 This Year

Are you looking for ways to save an extra $1,000 this year? You are not alone. Millions of Americans are trying to save more money in these difficult financial times, and if you’ve tried saving money before, you understand how difficult it can be. Thankfully, you don’t necessarily need to find large chunks of savings to get to your thousand dollar goal. […]

The Roth IRA: What You Should Know

You know that putting savings towards your future retirement is important, but deciding where to build your nest egg can be a bit daunting.  But the Roth IRA has too many tax benefits to ignore. […]

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions with These Free and Cheap Apps

It’s the New Year and there’s nothing that you want more than to stick to a resolution. You may have failed at dieting and budgeting in years past but 2013′s going to be different, right? […]