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Zero Based Budgeting

How Zero-Based Budgeting Can Help You Better Manage Your Finances

Budgeting is hard. 50% of Americans have less than one month's income saved for emergencies. Experts recommend at least six months. The problem, however,...
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17 Money Hacks & Tips to Save More When Banking or...

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31 Frugal Ways Save Money

31 Ways to Be Frugal And Save Money

My friends and I often share tips on how we save money, and praise one another for getting good deals on everything from happy...
Difference Between Needs Wants Luxuries

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...
Personal Finance Budgeting

Top 5 Personal Finance Tips for Recent College Graduates

When you've recently graduated from college, the world can seem like your oyster. After four years of unpaid internships or part-time jobs, you suddenly can...
Money Rules Thirties

5 Money Rules to Live By in Your 30s

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Use Reloadable Prepaid Cards

How to Use Reloadable Prepaid Cards for Budgeting and When It...

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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...
Streamline Bank Accounts

7 Tips to Streamline Your Bank Accounts for Easier Money Management

I remember watching my mom pay bills each month when I was a child. She'd sit at the kitchen table, surrounded by a mound...
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...
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...