2018 Thanksgiving spending

Happy Turkey Day: A Breakdown of 2018 Thanksgiving Spending

The shopping trip—or trips—before Thanksgiving sure can be a doozy. Not only do you have to remember all of the many ingredients, but you have to do the math to ensure that you buy enough for everyone to enjoy their dinners. Because of these factors, it’s easy to lose sight of the cost of your purchases—especially when you’re just trying to make it through all the stress. However, if you examine this breakdown of 2018 Thanksgiving spending, you may be able to curb your costs—or at least dole out some interesting facts in between dinner and dessert.

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build a $1 million retirement fund

How to Build a $1 Million Retirement Fund

Yesterday, we discussed whether or not $1 million is enough money to live on in retirement. The general consensus was—it depends on the person, but that for most people to be able to enjoy the type of lifestyle they would like to lead in retirement, it will take more than $1 million. However, if you are feeling behind—or just starting out—in regard to retirement saving, then $1 million is a good initial goal to have. You will not go hungry with $1 million in your retirement fund (though expensive meals spent overseas may not necessarily be on your agenda). So how do you build a $1 million retirement fund? Here are a few strategies that can help.

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