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How Middle East Turmoil & Oil Prices Lead to Maxed Out...

You don't have to drive 100 miles a day to notice just how high gas prices have risen. Experts are predicting that we'll see...
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How to Create a Budget When You Have Fluctuating, Variable Income

While budgeting might not be brain surgery, it’s a lot more difficult when you don’t know exactly how much you’ll take home each month. Temporary workers, independent contractors, freelancers, business owners, and others with fluctuating incomes need to create budgets that work with their situations. If your income varies from month to month, here’s how to build a budget that meets your needs, as well as some tips for staying within that budget.
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Budgeting Tips with the 5S System

Seiri, seiton, seiso, seiketsu and shitsuke. Sort, set in order, shine, standardize, and sustain. These are the five elements that make up the 5S...
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How To Live Stylishly on a Tight Budget

I initially titled this post "Live Stylishly Within Your Means," but upon further investigation, I found that little phrase had no less than 267,000...
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The Anti-Budget: A Less Stressful Way to Manage Your Finances

I believe that budgets are a wonderful tool for really getting a good, close-up view of your financial picture. With a budget, it's easy...
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19 Frugal Home Budgeting Tips That Will Save You Money

Are you looking for ways to save money on your monthly budget? Unemployment is on the rise and many are fearful they might lose their jobs. So there’s never been a better time to look at how much you’re spending each month to find ways to cut back and save.
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8 Financial Tips for College Students to Save and Manage Money...

If your child is one of the millions of college freshmen headed off to school, your August might be packed with shopping, gathering textbooks,...
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Difference Between Needs & Wants (Luxuries) and How to Draw the...

Books and articles about living on a personal budget often emphasize the importance of cutting spending on luxuries. They say that by cutting out "frivolous" expenses, such...
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How to Avoid Budgeting Problems With a Positive Cash Flow Statement

There's more to tracking your finances than understanding your net worth and having an effective personal budget in place. It's also critical to keep...
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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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How To Teach Your High School Graduate About Managing Money

One of the best ways to create a fiscally responsible adult is by training them to handle financial issues as a child. Teaching your...
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5 Ways to Save Money on School Expenses for Kids

You probably expect to pay for some parts of your child's education, even if your child goes to public school. At the beginning of...