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6 03, 2015

The Cost Of Smoking

By |March 6th, 2015|Categories: Just About Life, Lifestyle, Managing Personal Finances, Spending Money|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

By Alisa Bashaw Tobacco use is probably one of the most destructive habits a person can start. Most people who start smoking do so before the age of 18 and at that time they do not even think of the long term health consequences of their actions. Many times they start due to peer pressure, [...]

6 03, 2015

The Cost of Obesity

By |March 6th, 2015|Categories: Just About Life, Lifestyle, Saving Money|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

By Alisa Bashaw Obesity is a relatively new issue. It didn’t become a problem until the 20th century, when the numbers started to jump by leaps and bounds. In fact, in just 33 years the number of obese people more than doubled from 857 million in 1980 to an estimated 2.1 billion in 2013. Time [...]

20 12, 2014

How Much do Your Christmas Traditions Cost?

By |December 20th, 2014|Categories: Managing Personal Finances, Saving Money, Spending Money|Tags: , , |5 Comments

It’s no secret that Americans like to spend on Christmas—this year, the total amount spent by American families on Christmas is expected to add up to more than the annual GDP of Sweden.This is not actually good news for the economy, however; as incomes have remained stagnant for much of the past decade, this yearly [...]

15 12, 2014

Is The Cost Of Raising A Child Really Important?

By |December 15th, 2014|Categories: Managing Personal Finances|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

By Alisa Bashaw You always hear about the cost of raising a child. Diapers, formula, clothes, college, weddings, blah blah blah blah. According to U.S Department of Agriculture the median cost to raise a child today is $245,000 and apparently that's up $4,260 or 2% from the year before and that's before the cost of [...]

12 11, 2014

401k Contributions And Changes For 2015

By |November 12th, 2014|Categories: Lifestyle, Spending Money|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

New Account Options In 2015 By Alisa Bashaw Published: 10:40 GMT, 11rd November, 2014 As we near the end of 2014, our minds start to think of all the things to come. Christmas, New Years, Valentines, and then Tax Day. Then we are reminded that there will be changes to our 401(k) with the ringing [...]

10 11, 2014

EcoNumNumNumics – Calories Costs On The Scale

By |November 10th, 2014|Categories: Lifestyle, Spending Money|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The debate between the cost of eating healthy or unhealthy By Alisa Bashaw Published: 22:40 GMT, 10rd November, 2014 It's all over the news. Food prices are too high. For a family of four, it is much cheaper to go to McDonalds and feed them dinner than go to the grocery store and buy the [...]

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