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Understanding Why Budget Fails

Understanding Why Budgets Fail – 8 Steps to Fix a Broken...

A Pew poll from March 2015 reports that more than 80% of Americans are concerned about their savings, and seven out of ten worry...
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How to Negotiate & Lower Your Apartment Rent Payments (Without Moving)

For most home renters, rent checks are the biggest expense of a monthly budget, and you probably think of it as a fixed cost...
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4 Best Kids Educational Software Programs to Teach Your Kids About...

Sure, your home computer provides plenty of entertainment and gives your kids a chance to play games or interact with their friends. But have...
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4 Best Free Educational (and Fun) Apps for Kids to Manage...

Imagine what the world would look like if kids learned at a very early age not only how to handle money, but how to...
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Personal & Household Monthly Budget Categories – 9 Ways to Determine...

During a recent get-together with some friends, the topic of how much we all budget for buying groceries came up in conversation. Since I...
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...
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...
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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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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...
Putting Budget With Irregular Income

How To Put Together A Budget With Irregular Income

One big mistake that personal financial gurus tend to make is assuming that we all live on a steady monthly income. When in fact,...
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7 Reasons Why Your Personal Budget Is Failing and How to...

I am a serial budget-maker. The number-crunching, the spreadsheets, the organization - I'm absolutely addicted. However, over the years, I've nursed a love-hate relationship...
Tightward Conservative Person

Are You a Tightwad or Just Conservative?

According to Merriam-Webster, the word "tightwad" means "a close or miserly person." Let's take that a step further: "miserly" means "of, relating to or...