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Stop Overspending Budget Control

How to Stop Overspending & Get Your Budget Under Control

Are you a chronic overspender? If you start each month with great intentions and spend according to a set plan, but eventually find yourself...
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...
Budget Cutting Scissor

9 Reasons Why Your Budget Is Failing and How to Fix...

Is it impossible for you to budget? Does the word "budget" give you a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach? If the answer’s yes, you’re not alone. But if you think you’re just bad at budgeting, think again. Most budgets fail for a reason. Which one is it for you?
Receiving Cash Windfall

What to Do with a $100,000 Cash Windfall

Everyone dreams of it - receiving a windfall of cash either from a long-lost relative, a winning lottery ticket, or through a will from...
Automatic Savings Accounts Apps

How to Use Automatic Savings Accounts & Apps to Build Wealth...

Saving money is a lot like eating right. We all know that we should save up for emergencies, retirement, and personal goals, just like...
Budget Income Expenses Pen Calculator

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...
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 Rules Thirties

5 Money Rules to Live By in Your 30s

The offers that appear on this site are from companies from which MoneyCrashers.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this...
Unemployed Jobless Crisis Recession Man Sitting On Steps

How to Prepare Financially & Survive Unemployment or Job Loss –...

Many people are facing the prospect of reduced hours or losing their jobs as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the globe and companies are shutting their doors or reducing staff. If you’re worried you’re going to lose your job, it’s essential you start financially preparing to survive unemployment.
Tips One Income Family Living

9 Tips For Families Living on One Income

It has been really difficult lately for many people to make ends meet, and this is especially true for one-income families. Many families are...
Minimum Wage Signage Clouds Sky

Living on the Minimum Wage – Is It Possible in 2020?

Almost 2 million Americans live on minimum wage, which despite inflation hasn’t increased since 2009. But is that a living wage? Explore the ins and outs of living on just $7.25 per hour through both a fictional American named Kai and the stories of real-life Americans who do it every day.
Piggy Bank Calculator Savings Budget Planning Finances

How Kakeibo (Japanese Budgeting Method) Can Save You More Money

We live in a world where pretty much anything that can be automated is. You can subscribe to grocery delivery so fresh food shows up...