10 Signs You’re Experiencing Financial Stress And What To Do About It

Financial stress is no joke. It can affect every aspect of our lives: from our relationships to our jobs to our health…and everything in between. Not sure if you’re experiencing financial stress? See if any of the following statements apply to you: Charging more each month than you make in payments. Paying only the minimum…
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Budgeting For Your 4-Legged Family Member

Do you have a 4 legged family member? Many of us have a pet or two and we need to budget for them monthly. However, very few people have any idea how much owning a dog or cat (or other animal) really costs, and because of that they grossly underestimate it. Pet Expense Averages According to…
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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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10 Signs You May Be An Underearner

It’s not January, but we’re flashing back this Friday to Shannon’s post from a few years back about under-earning. If some or all of the characteristics below apply to you, you may be an underearner.  We survived 2012 and the New Year is upon us! There is something exciting about a new year…a fresh start!…
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How NOT To Use Credit Cards

I have a credit card that I use every once in a while. This particular credit card company (that shall remain nameless) sent me an email this week explaining four major perks of having this credit card. They even stated that my card is a “powerful financial tool”. Credit cards definitely come in handy sometimes,…
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