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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...
Productive Winter Holiday Break

15 Tips to Be Productive During Your Winter Holiday Break

In the weeks leading up to the end-of-year holidays, most of our schedules are jam-packed with holiday parties, gift shopping, and visiting family. Then, after...
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...
Emergency Fund Cash Jar

How to Build an Emergency Cash Fund When You Have Irregular...

Contingent (temporary) workers, independent contractors (freelancers and solopreneurs), on-call workers, temporary help agency workers, and workers provided by contract firms often struggle to string together workable household budgets. And it's even harder to build emergency savings sufficient to cover the recommended three to six months of living expenses. But it's still possible to build a comfortable emergency cash fund that’s distinct from your retirement, home maintenance, and short-term goal savings fund - even if you don't always know how much your next paycheck will be.
Teach Daughter About Money

What I Wish I Had Taught My Daughter About Money

My oldest daughter had many milestones this year. She got her drivers license, got her first car, got her first job and turned 18...
Walk Away Home Mortgage

Should You Walk Away From Your Home Mortgage?

In the midst of the current housing market crisis, there are a percentage of people out there who have simply decided to walk away...
Physically Fit Without Killing Budget

Get Physically Fit without Killing Your Budget

Gym memberships can cost over $1,000 a year. Add a personal trainer to that and you are spending thousands to get fit and stay...
Save Money 4th July Party

How To Save Money On Your 4th of July Party

Hosting a 4th of July party is a great way to get your friends and family together for the celebration, but many people are...
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Which Bills to Pay Off First (or Cancel) When Money Runs...

Whether it’s from job loss, a drop in income, or an unexpected expense, sometimes, it’s a struggle to pay your bills. It’s essential you prioritize your bill payments and what you owe, paying the most important bills first. But how do you prioritize when your income and expenses don’t match up?
Home Affordability Calculator

How Much House Can I Afford? – Home Affordability Calculator

House hunting is a bit like dating. Sometimes, you fall for the wrong person - or the wrong house. It's not at all unusual...
Be Good Friend While Broke

How To Be A Good Friend While Broke

  If you've had a major financial change lately, it can be hard to transition to a more frugal lifestyle, especially if going out with...
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12 Ways to Save Money for a Big Purchase – Tips...

Major purchases require major savings. And let’s be honest: Not everyone is a natural at budgeting and saving money. Fortunately, anyone can learn to budget and save money better, and anyone can reach their savings goal with these tips.