Author Archives: brentlevin

Investing Basics – Understanding Stocks and How to Trade Them

There are many characteristics to individual equities that you can purchase and sell, but what do all the different numbers and terms mean? I will explain using Apple stock. Advertisements

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How to Build and Stick to a Budget

Budgeting can seem like a daunting task. You aren’t sure where to begin and how to go about creating a budget you can stick to. I am going to show you an easy way to create your own budget in excel or you can use a great online program. Continue reading

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Should You Refinance Your Mortgage? When, Why, and How Answered!

It is no secret that interest rates have been extremely low for almost a decade now, but that appears to be changing. The Fed has already started to raise interest rates, and it appears that they will continue to do so over the next year or so. So the question is, should you refinance your mortgage now before interest rates really start to rise? Continue reading

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Pay Off Your Credit Card Fast, But How? Higher Interest Rate or Snowball Method?

Across the web you find a lot of people talking about whether you should pay off the higher interest rate credit card first or use the Snowball Method and pay of the smallest balance first and then the next smallest … Continue reading

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The 5 Week $500 Challenge

Today I want to challenge everyone out there to save $500 over the next 5 weeks. That is only $100 a week, but if that seems daunting it isn’t. I will give you some advice and tips and tricks you can use to achieve this goal. Continue reading

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Pay Yourself First – A Guide to Saving

Every single person on this planet has their own employee, everyone! Continue reading

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Sharing is Caring

Sharing is Caring – Awful Finance Blog Poem Continue reading

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