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He who hestitates…SAVES! Why it’s always worth the wait.

By: Genna Jenkin The Your Smart Money Moves Mom Hello, my name is Genna and I am a sales-a-holic.  I am in recovery, but everyday is a struggle.  I believe my addiction is congenital as I come from a long line of bargain boasters and I am hoping it doesn’t present itself in any of my children.  You know the types, they share legendary tales of high-end purchases made for next to nothing, often on items they didn’t really need. Our current culture totally feeds into this type of mentality.  We are constantly bombarded by flash sales, daily deals and reality television showing us all of the ways we can beat the system and get what we want (and more) for a rock-bottom price.  This, combined with wanting to provide our kids with all the things we didn’t have can make for a financial nightmare. The operative word  here is “want”.   We have all heard the much debated argument of ...

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Should I Sell My Baseball Card Collection?

I get asked all the time by clients for a little life advice about whether or not to sell their prized collection. Let’s face it; most of us have some type of collection we’ve owned for years sitting somewhere in an attic or closest likely to be collected dust at this point. What’s even worse is the delusional vision of grandeur most of us have worked up over the years that we’ll have some time of Powerball moment when we unload our collection down the road. Or maybe you have this illuminating vision in your head about how appreciative your son or daughter will be someday when they carry on the legacy of the bottle cap collection you have worked so vigorously on collecting over the years. Like it or not we all get attached to our collections as it is part of our human nature. I started collecting baseball cards at a young age so I can comment most ...

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