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Budget Isn't a Bad Word


Budgeting gets a bad rap. Many people groan when they hear the word, and it's hard to get enthusiastic about budgeting. But in reality it opens up doors and allows you to start managing your money more effectively. 

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Weekend Challenge 30: Measuring Your Progress

This weekend your challenge is to check back with your financial goals and see how if you are making progress towards reaching your goals.

7 Ways to Stop Dipping Into Your Savings Account

If you keep dipping into your savings, you will not be able to build wealth or reach your financial goals. Learn seven ways to stop.

15 Ways to Save Money Today

You should try to save money every day. Learn fifteen easy things you can tackle today to start saving money. These small things add up to big savings.

What Is The Hold Time for an Out-of-State Check?

When you deposit a large out-of-state check, your bank may put it on hold. Learn why, how long the hold may last, and what you can do in this situation.

What's the Difference Between a Credit Score and Credit Report?

Your credit report and your credit score are two different things though they are related to each other. Learn the differences and how to manage both.

College Spending Dos and Don'ts

Moving out on your own, even to a dorm room, can be expensive. Learn what to skip buying and what you definitely need. Plus learn ways to save.

What Should I Do with a Sudden Windfall?

Whether you win the lottery, get a settlement or a nice inheritance you may be wondering what to do with your sudden windfall. Learn what to do.

Are You Stuck in a Financial Rut? Start Changing Your Finances Today

It can be frustrating when you are stuck in a financial rut. Learn the changes that you can make to help break free and reach your financial goals.

Help! I Have to Pay for College Myself

Paying for college may seem overwhelming, especially when your parents can't help you, but it is possible to pay for college yourself. Learn how.

Am I Responsible for My Parents' Debt When They Die?

Learn how to deal with your parents' finances after they pass away. It helps to be prepared before it happens so you know what to do.

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