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Category Archives: Savings

Budgeting, Savings

3 Tips to Boost your Savings

In order to save money you have to set systems in place. When you are following a set of rules that you make for yourself it is easier to make sure that you save. So I recommend having a specific amount of money that is set aside each month- [...]

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Savings

The Best Saving Tip

The best saving tip I can give you is to: just do it. That's right- don't think about whether you can afford to save right now or even the best vehicle for your money. Just open a savings account and start. It doesn't need to be fancy, you don't [...]

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Budgeting, Savings

Peppermint Bark?

The holidays are tough time to be tight on money. Besides for all the presents, traveling expenses, loss of pay (for some), there are so many extras that are so enticing. Hot chocolate! Fancy doughnuts! Trader Joe's Peppermint Bark! You get the [...]

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Budgeting, Savings

Did You Get A Holiday Bonus?

Are you one of the lucky few to get a holiday bonus this year? Fingers crossed that I get one this year! So... what to do with that extra cash? If you have a lot of debt, you're out of luck, no fun things for you. Put it all towards one of [...]

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Savings

When Emergency Strikes

I spent $500 at the dentist today. It was an emergency and had to be done. Things like this can be really upsetting. I worked hard to get my emergency fund at $1000 dollars and now I have to rebuild it. Taking a step or two down the savings ladder [...]

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Savings

Savings Ladder

  Where do you put the savings portion of your paycheck? What do you do with the money you have made so far that you don't know what to do with?   Welcome to the savings ladder. The process is simple; when you complete one [...]

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