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5 Principles for Debt Management

Posted 1 week ago

All too often, people make the mistake of simply ignoring their debt. This is often due to being unable to pay off large amounts all at once and remaining in what feels like a never-ending cycle of repayment. Instead of hoping for a big windfall from the lotto or the death of a rich uncle […]

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Tips for Saving Money Through Couponing

Posted 2 months ago

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 […]

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Travel Cheap – How to Budget Travel the Right Way

Posted 6 months ago

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. […]

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The First Rule of Making a Personal Budget — Keep It Simple

Posted 9 months ago

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 […]

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4 Ways to Save Money on Everyday Expenses

Posted 10 months ago

If your budget is already tight but you need to start paying down some debt or saving money, it can seem impossible to find new places to cut back. Fortunately, there are some ways to save money without feeling like you are sacrificing a certain quality of life or depriving yourself. To help you get […]

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Take Control of Your Finances and Get Out of Debt

Posted 11 months ago

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 […]

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Money Management: Tips for Creating a Budget

Posted 1 year ago

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 […]

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How to Budget Your Money in 5 Easy Steps

Posted 4 years ago

The views expressed within the blog do not represent or reflect the view of MetaBank® or Association. No matter how messy or confusing you think your finances are, creating a monthly budget doesn’t have to be. Having control over your money is important, it can help relieve financial stress and give you peace of mind. To get […]