Debt Snowball vs. Debt Avalanche: Which is Best for Me?

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Learn how to get started with the debt snowball and debt avalanche methods for paying off debt.

Making decisions is a part of life. Some decisions are tough… some are simple. Some are made spontaneously… while others require a great deal of thought. Common decisions we all face include: Which college to attend, if at all Which job to take Which person to marry Whether or not to have children Where to … Read more

20 Simple Tips on How to Pay Off Debt Fast

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Get simple tips on how to pay off debt fast and how to pay off debt when you are broke.

Have you ever gone swimming in the ocean and had a huge wave take you down, leaving you with mere seconds to catch your breath before another wave crashes into you? That’s what being in debt can sometimes feel like. When in debt, you are: Constantly playing catch up on past-due bills. Filtering calls from … Read more

5 Bad Money Habits You Should Immediately Stop

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Learn what are the bad money habits stopping your from success and how to break bad money habits.

Do you have bad money habits? Are you constantly broke? Needing to borrow money to make ends meet? Spending far more than you should. Impulse buying? Have no idea what a balanced budget looks like? (much less how to make one.) If any of the above bad money habits sound familiar, you need to take … Read more

Put Your Money in a High Yield Savings Account! (7 Best Place to Make Money from Savings)

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Discover the best high yield savings accounts so you can make money from your savings.

If you want your money to grow, it is important to not let it just “sit around”. Your money should be out there working for you. Making more money on its own. One of the best ways to do this is by getting a high yield savings account. Benefits of a High Yield Savings Account … Read more

Cash Envelope System: The Why and How for Implementing the Dave Ramsey Budgeting Template

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Learn how to create a monthly budget and use the Dave Ramsey Cash Envelope System.

Hey! Have you heard the one about the guy who makes $120,000 per year… but still lives paycheck to paycheck? Or the one about the single mom raising a teenage daughter… who can’t seem to stretch her modest salary enough to buy her the prom dress she so desperately wants? How about the working class … Read more

The Budgeting Habit: How to Make a Budget and Stick to It!

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Are you struggling with your finances? Buried in credit card debt? Want a simple way to make a budget and stick with it? If you answered YES to any of these questions, then you should check out the latest book that I co-authored with Rebecca Livermore. It’s called: The Budgeting Habit: How to Make a Budget … Read more

Best Financial Quotes: 15 Awesome Finance Quote Pictures from Pinterest

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Read the best financial quotes from Pinterest with awesome quote pictures.

I love good financial quotes. ​Good financial quotes can inspire you to treat your money the right way instead of indulging in wasteful spending. They teach you sound finance principles like the ones below. Sound Finance Principles: Budget. Live within your means. Avoid impulse buying. Buy value. Don’t borrow unless you can afford it. Pay bills … Read more

What Is Lifestyle Creep? (and How to Avoid It)

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Lifestyle creep refers to a condition where one's income rises or their bills decrease, and this creates a temptation for a lifestyle inflation.

Congratulations, you are moving up! You are bringing in more money and starting to get a bit more comfortable financially. But, do you need to rush out to buy a new car? There are a few things you may want to consider first. How You Can Develop Better Habits by Learning about “Lifestyle Creep” If … Read more

89 Money Quotes and Sayings About Saving and Making Money

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Money. It has been said that money makes the world go around. I am not sure that money is truly has that level of importance, but having money does make life easier. We all need money. We all want money. And most of us feel we don’t have enough of it. This post is a … Read more

24 Best Personal Finance Books (Budget, Save Money & Reduce Debt)

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Personal finance is the most valuable self-help topic. It is one of the few areas of your life where simple process improvement will directly affect your money. This makes personal finance books like the ones on this list incredibly valuable. These books are designed for everyone. They can help those who make a lot of … Read more