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Save Money to Get Free Money

Compound Interest Infographic

Leverage Compound Interest & Invest Early Invest with Compound Interest Being paid interest means making money on your money. In other words, interest is free money! Compound interest is interest that is periodically added back into your original investment, which means you earn interest on your interest. Compound interest allows for exponential growth of your money! The average […]

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SafetyNet Makes Wisconsin Inno’s 2018 50 on Fire List

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50 people and companies heating up Wisconsin tech Originally published Nov. 7, 2018 by WisconsinInno By Jim Dallke Wisconsin Inno’s inaugural 50 on Fire list has arrived. Today, we’re officially announcing the 50 people, companies and organizations that are heating up Wisconsin tech. Over the next few weeks, we’ll spotlight a few of these companies […]

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Layoff insurance available in North Carolina

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Originally Published on Oct. 24, 2018 on www.wlos.com by Rob Bradley  BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — Nearly half of Americans would not be able to afford an unexpected expense of just $400, according to the Federal Reserve. Nearly a third would not be able to pay their bills if they lost their job. But a newly […]

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Michigan Households Can’t Afford Basic Necessities

Michigan Households Can’t Afford Basic Necessities

According to a report from the United Way, at least 40% of households in Michigan cannot afford the bare minimum to live and work in the modern economy.

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Why We Spend: The Psychology of Spending Money

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It’s likely no surprise that money is a leading cause of stress among most Americans. Financial decisions—whether making purchases, paying down debt or building up savings—require willpower, good judgment and discipline. Why is it, however, that even when people aren’t in the midst of a financial crisis or vicious cycle of debt, making ends meet […]

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Entrepreneur Profile of Mark Greene

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Originally published by Entrepeneur on Sept. 21, 2018 By Hayden Field  This Military Pilot Pivoted From Fighting Wars to Creating Financial Tools for Struggling Americans Mark Greene started his path to the Air Force during a time of peace, but when the 22-year-old graduated, he was sent almost immediately to Afghanistan. “I was the class […]

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SafetyNet: Job Loss Insurance for Financial Peace of Mind

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Originally published in RewardExpert on Sept. 20, 2018 By Angela Rose  Even in a healthily growing economy –like the one we enjoy in the U.S. today– layoffs and business closures happen. In fact, in August 2018 alone, the information services sector lost 6,000 jobs, the retail industry lost 5,900, manufacturing lost 3,000, durable goods lost 4,000, and […]

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10 Money Saving Tips for College Kids

10 Money Saving Tips for College Kids Infographic

1) Save on laptops and software Check for sales and student discounts before buying a computer or software. Labor Day and Black Friday are good times to get deep discounts on electronics. Many companies offer reduced prices to students, and campus bookstores often have good deals. Protect your investment with anti-virus software. 2) Shop thrift […]

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs

Top 10 most dangerous jobs infographic

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the most dangerous industries in America. There were a total of 5,190 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2016, a 7% increase from 2015, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. These are ranked by the number of fatalities per 100,000 full-time […]

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Is layoff insurance right for you?

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Originally Published on WKOW.com on Aug. 24, 2018   MADISON (WKOW) — When you think of insurance, a couple come to mind: car insurance, health insurance or life insurance. However, there’s a newer type of insurance making its way through the U.S. and it’s offered in Wisconsin. It’s called layoff insurance and it hopes to give […]