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Why Saving for Emergencies AND Periodic Savings is Important

Happy Friday! Today we’re flashing back to this post comparing emergency savings to periodic savings and why it’s important to know the difference save for both. Enjoy! Everyone knows that having money set aside in savings is important, but either

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Should you save or pay debt first?

It’s easier to keep up on other bills when credit card debt is paid off. Not to mention you’re losing money by having to pay interest charges. So your gut instinct might be to focus on paying off debt first

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Having this much in savings will help you avoid a crisis

Emergency savings

Having an emergency savings account is the best way to avoid a financial crisis. But how much do you really need in savings? While that is debatable and dependent on your individual situation, there is a threshold everyone should aim

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Do You Want to Be Richer Next Year?

how to become richer next year

First, decide how much richer you want to be.  $1000, $1200, $4800, $5000, $7500 – you get the idea. How many times will you be paid between now and a year from now? Divide your goal amount by the number of

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How to pay for unexpected expenses when you’re broke

If only we could predict the future and know when an expense is going to pop up. Since that’s not possible, here’s a flashback Friday post on how to afford an emergency expense when you’re broke. How many times has

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