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How to Create a Holiday Budget & Stick to It –...

The silver bells of the holiday season certainly take their toll on your wallet. In a November 2019 Gallup poll, Americans said they expected...
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5 Tips to Use When Teaching Kids About Money and Finances

As one of five kids, allowance meant everything to me as a child. My mom bought everything we needed, so it was only through...
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How to Save Money On Your Electric Bill This Summer

How much money do you generally spend on electricity during the fall and spring months? Does this number seem to grow every summer when...
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How to Set Up an Allocated Spending Plan

Tracking what you spend is an essential element to financial planning. But it is most valuable if you use the information to better direct...
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How Much Should I Save Each Month? – Prioritizing Your Savings

Perhaps you have a new job, are a newlywed, or have recently committed to a personal savings plan. Whatever your life stage, you've surely...
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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?
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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 Budgeting Alternatives to Meet Your Financial Goals

If you've ever searched for advice on how to meet your financial goals, there's one tip you've probably heard over and over: You need...
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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...
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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 Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

According to a 2017 CareerBuilder survey, 78% of all workers say they live paycheck to paycheck. It's not just low-wage workers who have this...
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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...