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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 Personal Capital or Mint.com and have been diligently putting in all of your income...
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...
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...
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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Money Management & Saving Tips for Engaged or Newly Married Couples

Getting married is exciting, but it can also be stressful, especially when issues arise around money. If you’re newly married or about to settle down with your significant other, there are ways to manage your money together that can spare your relationship a lot of distress. Read on for our best tips.
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...
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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...
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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...
Stop Living Paycheck

How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

According to a 2017 CareerBuilder survey, 78% of all workers say they live paycheck to paycheck. It's not just low-wage workers who have this...
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...
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How Much Rent Can I Afford to Pay Based on Income...

Before you look for a new place to rent, you need to figure out how much you can afford per month. As you start looking for your next place, start by putting your current income and budget under the microscope. Learn how to tell how much rent you can afford and how much you’ll truly pay per month.