Save More Money By Stopping These 5 Spending Habits

    Stop spending and you will save more money. This is easily said but often harder to do.  Conventional wisdom does not always give us the tips we need to be financially healthy. In fact, without even realizing it, you could be regularly engaging in activities that are sabotaging your financ...

Top 5 Money Mistakes That Millennials Make

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  Money mistakes are a big deal among millennials resulting in quite a negative reputation. The media often calls them entitled, lazy, shallow, and whiny. If you’re a millennial, you know that these stereotypes actually don’t apply to many millennials. There are plenty of people within this age gro...

Money Tips: Five Lies About Money You May Be Telling Yourself

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    Effective money tips are something everyone can use.  For most people, money is tied up in emotions and stress.  Therefore, we often will go to great lengths to remain in denial about our money issues so we won’t ever have to be uncomfortable and face them. However, lying to yourself i...

How to Use Credit Cards Wisely When Planning a Wedding

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    Credit cards and weddings is not something you usually would want to pair together.  The good news is that you can use credit cards wisely and get through your big day without accumulating major debt.  However, you’ll need to be smart and careful about each one of your expenditures.  I...

Seven Ways To Practice Self Care on a Budget

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      Learning to practice self care on a budget is something we should all learn to do.  Many people think that self care is an indulgence, but the truth is that everyone should be practicing self care in some way, shape, or form. However, if you’re in the process of trying to save ...

Five Ways To Have A Happy Halloween On A Budget

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  Halloween on a budget is on your mind if you have school aged kids. If you’re in the process of saving money and repairing your credit, you may be dreading any holiday that encourages you to spend money that will throw off your budget. Usually, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and Thanksgiving are som...

Tips For Finding Support When You Are Having Money Problems

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    Money problems like debt and credit repair are hardly the most popular topics of conversation at happy hours and barbeques.  In fact, money discussions make most people very uncomfortable.   If you’re struggling with debt or credit issues, you may feel alone.  You may feel like you’...

Six Personal Finance Topics To Discuss Before Moving In Together

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    If you plan on moving in with a significant other, you need to cover the right personal finance topics.   One of the most common reasons that couples decide to consolidate their living situations is to save money.  However, saving money is not always the best reason to move in together....

5 Examples of Credit Card Fraud and How to Avoid Them

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    There are many examples of credit card fraud lurking.  In fact, in 2018 alone, fraud complaints by consumers was a whopping $1.48 billion.   Are you in the process of trying to repair your credit or improve your credit score? If so, you’ll want to know about some of the things that may...

How to Better Your Finances By Asking For a Raise

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      Looking to better your finances?  Asking for a raise is a smart move.  If you’re in the process of repairing your credit and struggling to save money, then asking for a raise is key. Have you been performing well at your job? Have you been with your employer for a long time? I...

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