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9 things to think about before making a large purchase

At times in our lives we have to decide between making a large purchase or not. Maybe it’s putting in new carpet or replacing an appliance or buying a treadmill. No matter what the item is, here are 9 important

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Posted in Budgeting, Financial Wellness

5 money saving hacks you can start now

How do you build up your emergency fund without making huge lifestyle changes or drastic cuts in spending? Here are 5 savings hacks to try: Stash dollar bills When you get change back, don’t spend it – save it. You

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Posted in Emergency Savings, Financial Wellness, Savings

The 3 Simplest Tips to Build Up Emergency Savings

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you’ve likely noticed we post a lot about savings. And guess what…here’s another one. 🙂 The reason we do it is because emergency savings is one of the most important aspects to being

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Posted in Emergency Savings

Tips for getting a roommate to increase income

I’m married and besides my spouse, I’ve had 2 separate roommates over the years. One stayed in an extra room for about a year and the other for about 3 years. If you’re thinking about getting a roommate to increase

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Posted in Financial Wellness, Relationships, Savings

How a Recovering Overspender Painlessly Saves for Emergencies

On day 4 of America Saves Week, we bring you Carla’s personal story of how she went from a life of being unprepared to a life of building up savings. Read on… In my old life as an over-spender, CERTAINLY

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Posted in Debt, Debt Management Plan, Emergency Savings, Savings
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