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5 Tips for Saving When You Have Kids

If you have kids, you know that saving money can be a day-to-day challenge. In the hustle and bustle of the week, it is sometimes easiest to go with options that seem like a quick fix in the short-term. Fast food and ordering clothes online seem much more convenient than spending any spare time in the kitchen or the store. However, in the long...

How to Budget for Big Expenses or Purchases

No matter how detailed your monthly budget spreadsheet is, life happens, and when it does, hopefully, you're prepared. Large and unexpected expenses can make sticking to a consistent spending plan challenging, especially if you live paycheck-to-paycheck and try your best to keep spending to the minimum. Unexpected expenses can throw off even...

4 Ways to Rebuild or Save for Your Emergency Fund

An emergency fund can quite literally save your life in extreme cases and provide you with overall financial stability. During uncertain times, having even merely a few hundred dollars in an emergency fund can provide you with the security and help you need. However, for many people the struggle begins with actually getting and maintaining...

Spread Holiday Cheer on a Budget with These Holiday Shopping Tips

It’s time to spread joy! The most wonderful time of the year, but the financial aspect of it probably isn’t the most exciting part. However, we are here to give you some holiday shopping tips on how to spend your money wisely on gifts for loved ones without overspending and breaking the bank. Take on the holiday shopping season with these...

Painless Cost Cutting Tips to Jumpstart Your Savings!

Most of us know that we could probably be doing a little more to add to our savings account. Whether you are building an emergency fund, starting to save for retirement or have something special planned, setting aside a little money today is a small sacrifice to work towards something important in our future. It may not be your favorite thing...

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