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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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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...
Break Bad Financial Habits

10 Bad Financial Habits You Need to Break to Get Out...

We all have our creature comforts - those habits that, for better or worse, we indulge on a daily basis. However, while a regular...
Money Management Lessons

10 Lessons I Learned About Money Management as a Young Adult...

As my 30th birthday approaches, I find myself thinking about what I accomplished in the last decade. My 20s saw me get married, build...
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10 Steps to Switch to a Single-Income Family

Ever daydream about switching to a single-income household so you or your spouse could stay home with the kids? It’s not as old-fashioned as it...
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...
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...
Start Build Emergency Fund Savings

How to Start & Build Up Your Emergency Fund in Savings

Five days before Christmas last year, the downstairs area of my house flooded with groundwater. While the experience wasn't fun, we were fortunate in...
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...