3 Major Benefits Of Paying Off Debt To Keep You Motivated

If you have credit cards with balances, have you ever really stopped and thought about what life would be like without those monthly payments? Whether you’ve been paying for a while or just starting out, here are 3 benefits of paying off debt that will help keep you motivated. Less Stress and More Happiness Life…
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Three Ways To Save For Retirement

America Saves week continues! Today the focus is a post on saving for retirement from Mary Ellen… I’m 60 years old now. I hear what you’re saying, “You don’t look a day over 59!” Well, thank you, but it’s true, I am 60. And it’s also true that I was 22 just a few years…
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Emergency Savings: How To Save And When To Use It

We’ve been told time and time again we should have 3-6 months of income saved in the event of a financial emergency, but how do we save that money? And furthermore, when is it okay to use emergency savings? Jump Start Your Emergency Savings Here are some tips on how to get started: Think of…
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3 Ways To Save Automatically

If you are in the 50% of Americans who would not have $400 to cover an emergency expense, saving might be on your mind. To kick off America Saves Week 2017, here are my strategies for growing a savings account automatically. These strategies are meant to build short term and long term savings. Automatic Withdrawals…
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Flashback Friday: Can I Afford To Be A Stay At Home Parent?

Thinking about being a stay at home parent? Read on to help you decide if you can truly afford it. Bottom line: I love working. I love the social aspect of work, climbing the professional ladder, and of course making money. Being a stay at home parent never once crossed my mine. Never. Ever. When…
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