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Unexpected Expenses: 6 Things to Plan for and How

Unexpected expenses, or what we think are unexpected expenses come up all the time in our personal finances. Have you ever been hit with an unexpected expense?...Read More
April 16, 2018

4 Simple Ways to Make Your Money Grow Faster

When it comes to money, most of us want the same thing: more of it.  Sure, you might be able to negotiate a raise, but that’s not your only option. The truth is, you don’t have to be at the mercy of your boss when it comes to growing your money.  Take control of your finances today by trying these four simple ways to make your money grow faster. ...Read More
April 9, 2018

Emergency Funds: Why, How Much, and How to Build One Quickly

The past couple of weeks were not good ones for me. A couple of weekends ago I had a bunch of stuff planned that I wanted to get done for my blog. Want to know how much I worked on it? Zero. Nada. Zilch. Why? Because Influenza B happened....Read More
April 2, 2018

Did you get a raise? Here’s What You Should do with it

In most jobs, the end of the year brings year-end reviews and a chance to make some more money. That means we all look forward to the February or March timeframe when those raises start to reflect on our checks. Even if you didn’t get a raise recently, chances are you may get one soon.......Read More
March 5, 2018

If You Enjoy Getting a Tax Refund, Try this Instead

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. - Benjamin Franklin. I think ole Ben hit the nail on the head with that one. Almost everyone has to pay taxes. If you really want to rule your money, taking control of your tax situation and keeping that money in your pocket is a great way to do that....Read More
February 19, 2018

The 5 Best Ways You Can Improve Your Finances (and How to Take Action)

Since there are only so many goals or changes that our minds allow us to take on at once, it’s important to identify what’s going to impact your finances the most. I believe that there are five key things you can do to influence your finances for the better and rule your finances in the new year....Read More
January 15, 2018
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