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Envelope Budgeting System

Envelope Budgeting System – How It Works, Pros & Cons

So you've been working to make a budget using tools like Excel or Mint.com and have been diligently putting in all of your income and...
Personal Budgeting Tips

12 Steps for How to Make a Budget – Personal Budgeting...

Creating your first budget can be extremely overwhelming. So overwhelming, in fact, that only 40% of American families have a working monthly budget. But...
31 Frugal Ways Save Money

31 Ways to Be Frugal And Save Money

My friends and I often share tips on how we save money, and praise one another for getting good deals on everything from happy...
Get Money Down Payment House

How to Get Money for a Down Payment on a House...

Whether you're purchasing a prefab dwelling, building a new construction home, or planning to fix up an older house, you're probably excited about the prospect...
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9 Ideas for Hanging Out With Friends on a Tight Budget

Ignoring a friend's phone call is a terrible thing to do, but I'll admit I've done it for financial reasons. It wasn't because I...
Calculate Personal Net Worth

How to Calculate Your Personal Net Worth – Definition & Calculations

Many of us wonder what we are worth. I'm not talking about what we're worth as people, which is an entirely different concept. I'm talking...
Lying Spouse Financial Infidelity Marriage

How to Deal with a Lying Spouse – Financial Infidelity in...

Julia has a secret credit card that she hides from her husband, Carlos. Whenever she goes out for a little retail therapy, she uses...
Money Management Newly Married Couples

18 Money Management Tips for Newly Married Couples

"For better or for worse... For richer or for poorer." This is what most of us promise to our spouse when we pledge ourselves...
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15 Characteristics of a Wise Person

Proverbs 16:16 states, "How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver!" This is sage advice, but not really a...
Handle Marriage Income Inequality

How to Deal with Financial Income Inequality in Marriage

Say, for example, that a married couple makes a total of $100,000 a year. Both spouses work hard for their money, and enjoy spending...
Moving Out Parents House

Moving Out of Your Parents’ House – 6 Financial Tips to...

Moving out of your parents' house just may be the most important step you take toward independence. You can finally live by your own...
Money Rules Thirties

5 Money Rules to Live By in Your 30s

You've made it to the big 3-0. By now, you've hopefully left behind the ramen noodle-slurping days of your 20s and are starting to enjoy...