What To Do If You’re Behind On Your Bills

There may come a time when you struggle to afford all your bills one month. Or maybe it happens to you every year when you pay in to taxes or bring your dog to the vet. Regardless of the reason, here’s what to do if you find yourself falling behind on bills and how to…
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8 Ways Procrastination Can Cost You

Procrastination is putting off doing something until the last minute. In some cases, people can thrive on procrastination, such as meeting a deadline for school or work. However, when it comes to finances, procrastinating can mean extra money out of your pocket. And for some, extra expenses can push their finances over the edge. Being…
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Why Saving For Emergencies And Periodic Savings Is Important

Happy Friday! Today we’re flashing back to this post comparing emergency savings to periodic savings and why it’s important to know the difference save for both. Enjoy! Everyone knows that having money set aside in savings is important, but either we can’t afford to put away money right now or we choose not to because living in…
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Helpful Tips For New College Graduates

Back to school time is the perfect time for this flashback Friday post from Mary Ellen about tips for new college graduates… Congratulations college grads! Do you remember the scene from “The Graduate” with Dustin Hoffman where he is barraged with questions and advice at his graduation party about where to work? Oh wait, you…
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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 to you. Continue crisis budgeting Crisis budgeting is not just for use during the emergency;…
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