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Matt Breed

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You are looking at Matthew Breed. He is a 30 year old sports nerd who lives in North Florida with his fiancee, Sarah. Originally in school for a Business degree that did not work out due to capricious youth and irresponsibility, he is currently "getting past" his Peter Pan syndrome and attends classes for a degree in Information Technology while working full time. His care for personal finance stems from a modest upbringing with fiscally responsible parents who highly value education and frown upon frivolity.
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10 Ways to Save Money Buying Fresh Produce – Fruits & Vegetables

You know you're supposed to strive for five servings of fruits and vegetables every day, but healthy choices aren't always cheap. If you cut corners to save money, you'll end up with less nutritious foods. Don't...

Credit Karma Review – Get Free Credit Score Improvement Tools

If you've made any big purchases in your life - including a car or a house - you know all too well the importance of having a good credit score. Or perhaps you've even...
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5 Unique Online Business Ideas, Small But Successful

Entrepreneurship has always fascinated me. I'm amazed by the pride and sense of accomplishment that comes with building your own business, and I respect the risks that come with working for yourself. Even if...
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5 Unreimbursed Work-Related Employee Expenses and What to Do About Them

When you freelance or own a business, the responsibility for managing and reducing expenses is yours alone. Therefore, you often have a plan for even the most unlikely ones. If you are employed by someone...
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Beware of the Real Cost of Rent-to-Own Stores for Furniture, Appliances & Electronics

A few weeks ago, I sat in the parking lot at a local plaza watching people file in and out of one of those rent-to-own stores. Without naming names, let's just say that this particular...
Employer Tuition Reimbursement Program

The Many Benefits of an Employer Tuition Reimbursement Program & Policy

Having spent far too much time away from school, last year I finally decided to return to improve my skills and make myself more marketable in the job market. My first attempt, fresh out...
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Maximum 401k & Roth IRA Contribution Limits 2011

As you probably already know, saving for retirement is extremely important, and there are many different types of retirement accounts that you can use including the individual 401k, Roth IRA, Traditional IRA, and Roth 401k. Which...
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How to Buy & Sell Collectibles – Become a Successful Collector with Your Collecting...

I love strange objects. The weirder the better as far as I'm concerned. Which is why I was almost giddy when I stumbled upon a Discovery Channel show called Oddities. If you've never seen...
Teaching Kids About Money Management

Teaching Kids About Money Management – 4 Subtle Money Lessons My Parents Taught Me

If you have children under the age of about 14, sitting them down to have an educational conversation about money management is about as useful as putting wet wood in the fireplace. If you...
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What is iTunes U? Free College Courses From Top Universities

I don't know about you, but I'm a big time trivia nerd. I suppose that comes from my dad, who has been playing trivia with his buddies for as long as I can remember. Because...
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What Hurts and Affects Your Credit Score? 8 Factors & Financial Errors to Fix

Your credit score is the most important factor in determining your interest rates and creditworthiness. The better your credit score, the less interest you will pay on loans and credit lines throughout your life....
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Costs & Profit Margins for the 3 Hottest Electronics & Gadget Gifts This Holiday...

For better or for worse, electronics have pretty much taken over our lives. If you are not staring at a computer screen, you have your face buried in your phone. If not there, you're...