Jason Unger

Are You Getting the Best Rates Possible?

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One of the best things about the explosion of online financial services and advice is the ability to do plenty of research before making a decision. It used to be that you stuck with one bank for your daily money management, mortgage, savings and investment accounts — but there’s almost no reason to do that […]

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Like Automatic Finances on Facebook to Get the Ebook Free!

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See this image above? That’s the Automatic Finances page on Facebook. See how many likes it currently has? 41. 41!! Totally lame. It’s time to finally do something about that. Here’s the incredibly simple jist. If you are one of the first 125 people to Like the Automatic Finances page on Facebook, you’ll get a free copy […]

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Folks, It’s Not That Hard to Pay Your Taxes

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If you look at any number of celebrities or athletes who have gone broke, they all seem to have one thing in common: they owe a ton of money in back taxes to the IRS. From Nicolas Cage to Wesley Snipes to former running back Jamal Anderson, celebrities and athletes who are making millions of […]

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How Can You Find True Happiness from Work?

I don’t normally post about work-related issues – columnist Fred Siegmund tackles this issue – but I saw a video on the issue that I wanted to share. During a TEDx event (click here for more on what TED and TEDx events are), Shawn Achor, CEO of Good Think Inc., gave a presentation about finding happiness […]

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4 Money Links You Gotta Ready Today

To get a daily dose of links that I’m reading, be sure to like Automatic Finances on Facebook and check out the Money Links posted here each week. The Financial Crisis Was Foreseeable … Thousands of Years Ago – The Big Picture Given the insane levels of debt, rampant inequality, currency debasement, failure to punish […]

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What’s Inside George Costanza’s Wallet?

As I was looking for some great personal finance and money management links to highlight on our Facebook page today, I came across a slideshow from Kiplinger’s on 8 Things Never to Keep in Your Wallet. The story is basically about items you should leave at home – like your Social Security card, spare keys […]

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If You Own a House and Aren’t Refinancing, Do It Now

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It’s a great time to be in the market for a house or to be a homeowner. It’s not because the housing market is heating up or because prices are rising (two things I think aren’t and shouldn’t be related). No, it’s because the cost to get a mortgage and pay a monthly payment is […]

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