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  • 5 Principles for Debt Management

    07/30/2019
    Here are the 5 principles of debt management that will get you started on the right path and keep you there. Debt management plans will help you take control of your debt and work toward a better financial future.
  • Tips for Saving Money Through Couponing

    06/17/2019
    There are plenty of tips out there for saving money, but few of them produce the same kind of immediate savings that you can find with couponing. Coupons instantly reduce the amount you pay at checkout so you spend less on the items you use most. Investing a little time in couponing can produce significant savings. If it has been a while since you clipped coupons in the Sunday paper, here are some tips for saving money that will get you up to speed and help you make the most of couponing.
  • Travel Cheap - How to Budget Travel the Right Way

    02/05/2019
    Traveling can feel like a luxury that is beyond your budget, but there are some travel hacks that will help you get out of town without spending too much. If you are willing to do some research and be flexible with your plans, then you may be able to enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating trip. Keep reading for tips on how to travel cheap.
  • The First Rule of Making a Personal Budget -- Keep It Simple

    11/20/2018
    As you begin to put together your personal budget and begin the journey toward better financial stability, there will be plenty of advice on where to begin and how to proceed. Sometimes too much information can be a bad thing, especially when you're already feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of finally confronting your spending and savings habits. With all the "rules" out there about the best ways to create a personal budget, there is really only one you need to follow: keep it simple.
  • Take Control of Your Finances and Get Out of Debt

    09/25/2018
    Sometimes it can feel like debt sneaked up on you, and now you have to deal with what feels like an overwhelming burden. No one wants to stay in debt, but it can be difficult to know where to start so you can take that first step and start building positive momentum. Taking control of your finances so that you can get out of debt will require some behavioral changes and a new perspective on what you value, but it can be done. Here is how you can get started.
  • Money Management: Tips for Creating a Budget

    06/26/2018
    Creating a budget is a vital part of managing your money and meeting your financial goals. If you have a history of not tracking your spending habits, even the idea of creating a budget can be intimidating. The good news is that outlining a budget for yourself can be a straightforward process that will make a big difference in your life. Follow these simple steps to get started.
  • 4 Essential Tips to Help Stretch Your Budget and Make Your Money Go Further

    04/17/2018
    You may not be able to double your income overnight, but you can stretch your budget and work to get the most out of your money. Instead of being a passive consumer, you can advocate for yourself and start to be more conscious about how and where you spend your money. Following these 4 essential tips can help you stretch your budget without feeling like you have to sacrifice every little thing.
  • Four Ways to Manage Your Budget

    12/14/2015
    With all the "rules" out there on the best ways to create a personal budget, there is really only one budgeting rule that you need to follow: keep it simple.