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Jeffrey Strain

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Jeffrey Strain has been a freelance personal finance writer for the past 10 years helping people save money and get their finances in order. He currently owns and runs

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Want to Retire at 50? Avoid These 5 Pitfalls

By Jeffrey Strain

With some discipline and planning, it's possible to escape the 40-hour workweek early.

10:52AM 02/24/09

The Upside to the Economic Recession

By Jeffrey Strain

Many people will be forced to grow more resourceful and set new priorities.

09:09AM 02/19/09

5 Reasons to Say No to Starbucks

By Jeffrey Strain

The company's value meals aren't really a value when you consider you'll still be spending too much money.

12:25PM 02/17/09

Don't Fall In the Car Trade-In Trap

By Jeffrey Strain

New-car deals abound, but make sure you know the risks before you trade in a vehicle with an outstanding loan.

12:16PM 02/13/09

Save on Costs Your Grandparents Never Had

By Jeffrey Strain

To get a grip on your personal finances, it can be instructive to see how other generations lived.

12:48PM 02/11/09

Scrap-Gold Offers Blind You With Glitter

By Jeffrey Strain

The cash-for-gold industry usually undervalues the precious metal, so it's best to look elsewhere.

12:16PM 02/05/09

Finances Come First With 'Life Events'

By Jeffrey Strain

Some of the biggest decisions we make exclude personal finances as a consideration.

10:27AM 02/03/09

Don't Let 'Endowment Effect' Hurt Finances

By Jeffrey Strain

Emotions can control the value you put on objects, which can cost you a lot of money.

11:54AM 01/30/09

Places That Are Your Friend in a Recession

By Jeffrey Strain

There are ways to save -- and make -- money that are right under your nose.

08:46AM 01/27/09

A Computer Is the Best Investment

By Jeffrey Strain

'Spending to save' never made more sense than the purchase of a computer, which can pay for itself many times over.

09:53AM 01/23/09

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