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How to Bounce Back From a Financial Emergency

Many of our posts have covered how to prepare for a financial emergency or what to do when one comes up. But we haven’t really addressed the post-emergency. So here are tips to get back on track when it happens

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Posted in Emergency Savings, Financial Wellness

Utilities: What would we do without them?

Can you imagine life without electricity and heat? During a Minnesota winter we’d be going to bed at 4 pm in December and have to sleep under a pile of smelly bear skins. We take our access to utilities like

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Posted in Being Frugal, Budgeting

Why it’s a bad idea to compare your finances to others

When meeting with a financial counselor, many people ask about how their finances compare to others’ situations. None of our financial counselors can answer that with a definitive answer. Even when people are in the same income bracket or share

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Posted in Budgeting

Expense Control: Ideas to balance your budget without increasing income

Examining, reducing, and controlling expenses plays a powerful role in being able to live within your income, save money, and be able to pay for more important things. Lifestyle changes may not be easy, but they really can help to

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Posted in Being Frugal, Financial Wellness, Savings
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