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Tips to Combat Money and Debt Shame

Recently I was a part of a Twitter chat that discussed combating and overcoming shame about money and debt. Doing what I do for a living, I’m passionate about this topic and decided to write a blog post about it.

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Don’t Buy Stuff You Can’t Afford So You Can Save Money

Here’s a Flashback Friday post from April Sanderson that’s about a serious topic, but has some comic relief. Happy reading! If you don’t know where part of the title is from, check out this skit from SNL: Don’t buy stuff

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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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