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5 Tips to Avoid Being Broke Right After Payday

I was thinking the other day about how many times I’ve heard someone say “Ugh I just got paid and I’m already broke“. Another one is “I’d love to go have dinner tonight, but I can’t afford it.” It’s one thing

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Posted in Budgeting, Financial Wellness, Overspending

How to prepare for your first apartment

We’re flashing back this Friday to Mary Ellen’s post about being prepared for your first apartment. Read on for some great tips! My 23 year old daughter just moved into her first apartment with friends.  As they were looking at

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Posted in Credit Report, Housing

How to build savings when there’s not much to start with

We polled our readers and out of 211 people, less than half (99 people) have enough in savings for a $1,000 emergency. That means that 112 people don’t. Not having savings can force you into using credit cards for that car repair or

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Posted in How to Guides, Savings, Uncategorized

How to Financially Survive Unemployment

Unemployment happens to the best of us so it’s important to be prepared…just in case. This Flashback Friday post provides tips to financially survive unemployment. In this day and age most people have either experienced unemployment or know someone who has.

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Posted in Unemployment

How planning ahead helps save money and reduces stress

Planning: it seems so simple, but when you get caught up in the whirlwind of daily life it’s easier said than done. However, it can have positive effects on your wallet and your mental health when it’s done effectively. Here

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Posted in Financial Wellness, How to Guides, Motivational
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