Author Archives: Miranda Marquit

5 Things You Should Know About Forex Trading

5 Things You Should Know About Forex Trading

I’ve received a lot of questions about forex trading recently. I contribute to a Forex news site, and I’ve hosted guest posts about the subject. Here are some of the answers to common questions I get about forex trading. Forex trading is one of those subjects that’s starting to get a little more press recently.… Continue Reading

Empty Nest Finances: Don’t Forget the Credit Card

Empty Nest Finances: Don’t Forget the Credit Card

You’ve accomplished a lot with your money and your life. As you transition to an empty nest, don’t forget to include credit cards in your calculations. My son recently turned 13. As a result, I’ve thought a lot about what I will do in five to six years when he leaves home for college. We’ve… Continue Reading

How to Determine Your Investing Priorities This Year

How to Determine Your Investing Priorities This Year

As you review your finances for the coming year, don’t forget to consider investing. Here’s how to set your investing priorities. I like to think of my money as a resource that I can direct to accomplish different goals. One of the many foundational pieces of my finances is investing. I like to use investing… Continue Reading

This Year: No Personal Money New Year Resolutions

This Year: No Personal Money New Year Resolutions

For the first time in a long time, I’m not making personal money New Year resolutions. (But business goals are on the docket!) Every year for quite some time, I’ve made money New Year resolutions. In the past, I’ve resolved to do things like pay down debt, refinance my mortgage, and increase my retirement account… Continue Reading

How to Make the Most of Your Holiday Spending

How to Make the Most of Your Holiday Spending

Holiday spending has a tendency to get out of control. Here’s how to make the most of every dollar you spend this season. ‘Tis the season for big spending. Even though I’m not into a lot of holiday spending, I still end up with more expenses than expected. This year, my holiday spending takes on… Continue Reading

Investing for Short-Term Goals: My Travel Fund

Investing for Short-Term Goals: My Travel Fund

It’s not often that we think of investing for short-term goals. Too often, that money sits in a cash account, earning meager interest. A few months ago, I was in a position to make a fresh start with my life. As part of my overhaul, I also changed things up with my finances and created… Continue Reading

Why I Choose to Stop Making Six Figures a Year

Why I Choose to Stop Making Six Figures a Year

Do you always need to make more money? I’m making six figures a year, but that is likely to change. For several years now, I’ve been blessed to have a great career as a freelancer. I’ve built my reputation up over time, and, for the most part, I set my own rates and choose my… Continue Reading

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