Money Lessons

This category is dedicated to articles that provide money lessons. Topics range from lessons learned from individuals to general money knowledge.

investing in an ETF

A Beginner’s Guide to Investing in an ETF

So, you decided to invest in an ETF (exchange-traded fund). You’ve heard of the many benefits, such as broad diversification, convenient trading, low investing fees, and most importantly: simplicity! But, there happens to be one thing that isn’t as simple; investing in an ETF can be intimidating when there are literally hundreds of options. Luckily, …

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increase your income

2 Things You Should Do (and 1 You Shouldn’t) When You Increase Your Income

Most of you would like to increase your income. Whether you’re looking to make a career move, change companies, start a business, or simply move up in your current situation, making more money is likely one of the major factors in your job decisions. Here at Money Saved is Money Earned, we know money isn’t …

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impact your mortgage payment

4 Factors that Drastically Impact Your Mortgage Payment

Buying a home is expensive. We know. The purchase price and ensuing mortgage payments are bad enough, but then you must add on closing costs, moving costs, appliances and furniture, and God knows what else! But did you know that there’s more that determines your monthly mortgage payment than the purchase price? Seriously. Obviously, the …

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building your financial foundation

7 Tips to Building Your Financial Foundation the Right Way in High School

Building your financial foundation is exactly like building a skyscraper. First, you must pour a solid foundation and reinforce that foundation prior to building several stories above it. You must start from the ground up, building each floor strong and stable as you go. There is no other way around it, and no way to …

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