Category: Budget

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15 Budgeting Hacks to Reach Your Goals This Year 8

15 Budgeting Hacks to Reach Your Goals This Year

It’s true: Many people hate the B word. I’m talking about BUDGETING. These days, budgeting is not in style. Most of my friends do not have a budget. Unbelievably, the state of Illinois recently went...

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Take The 8 Step New Year Financial Checkup! 0

Take The 8 Step New Year Financial Checkup!

Every year, you make time to head in for a visit to your doctor, dentist, and maybe even your optometrist. Why? A checkup is one of the best ways to make sure you are...

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5 Simple Ways to Stop Worrying About Money and Enjoy Life 0

5 Simple Ways to Stop Worrying About Money and Enjoy Life

If you find yourself constantly worrying about money, you’re not alone. These statistics pretty much prove it: • Fewer than half of all Americans have an emergency fund of $500 or more to cover...

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100+ Affordable Holiday Gift Ideas For Everyone on Your List 0

100+ Affordable Holiday Gift Ideas For Everyone on Your List

It’s called “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” for a reason: the holidays are the best time to escape the 9-5 grind and enjoy time with friends and family. But until then, there...

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Are You Falling For These Harmful Budgeting Myths? 0

Are You Falling For These Harmful Budgeting Myths?

When it comes to personal finance, there are few topics as polarizing as budgeting. Some people swear by the practice of maintaining a budget each and every month, while others practically convulse at the...

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These 6 Tips Will Help You Have a Killer Date Night on a Budget 3

These 6 Tips Will Help You Have a Killer Date Night on a Budget

“These 6 Tips Will Help You Have a Killer Date Night on a Budget,” is a guest post contributed by Jen Smith at The Penny Hoarder, one of the largest personal finance websites with more...

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Back-to-School Shopping Tips: 11 Ways to Save Money 0

Back-to-School Shopping Tips: 11 Ways to Save Money

August is here, and that means one thing for kids and parents across the country: school starts again soon, which means it is back-to-school shopping time. Perhaps your kids have received teacher assignments, schedules,...

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8 Fantastic Ways to Create Your Dream Bedroom On a Budget 1

8 Fantastic Ways to Create Your Dream Bedroom On a Budget

Like any room in your home, your bedroom is a space that requires some updating from time to time. Styles and trends change quickly, but keeping up with them doesn’t mean you have to...

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7 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Budget and Save $500 1

7 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Budget and Save $500

When it comes to saving money, there are two main theories. One pushes for cutting back on the little things –occasional lattes, sodas, and snacks are the usual targets—while the other aims for bigger...

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How to Talk About Money With Your Spouse 1

How to Talk About Money With Your Spouse

How comfortable are you when the time comes to talk about money with your spouse? Not very, in all likelihood. According to a recent article from the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA), the three...

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