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"Can't I Just Live Life Like a Typical American?"

 

I got a message from a friend not too long ago. This friend and their spouse were contemplating buckling down and tackling their debt. They said they were a little reluctant to give up their lifestyle. They were comfortable, and the idea of cutting out some of their life pleasures was not too...

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Make Your Summer Sizzle With These Tips

 

With the weather heating up and summer around the corner, you’re probably thinking of all the fun you can get into this summer—weekend trips to the beach, amusement parks, cruises, outdoor concerts and more. We tend to spend more in the summer months because we want to get out of the...

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Protect This One Thing, If You Want To Win With Money

 

One of the simplest things that many of us fail to do when it comes to money is to protect it. Believe it or not, we are at war when it comes to our money! The marketing campaigns of companies are downright fantastic and if we aren't careful, we will hand over every dollar we have, and even...

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Five Ways to Melt Away Financial Stress and Change the Way You Think About Money!

 
It’s no secret that many people are stressed out about their money problems. I can relate, and I can still remember the day that stress and anxiety hit me square in the face. Does this sound a little like your situation? If so, I want you to know there is hope!
 
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Avoid Taking Money Advice From These People

 
Just like you, I jump on Facebook to see what’s going on in the world of my friends and family. You’ll see pictures of pets, kids dancing and singing, a meme that it’s Monday, and Mondays suck! You’ll see funny videos, arguments about political views, ads for a blow up...
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Four Excuses That Are Keeping You Broke!

 
I'm going to ask you straight up. Why haven't you reached out and asked for help? Your debt isn't going to pay itself off. Your savings account isn't going to fill up magically. The stress and/or anxiety you feel because of your situation isn't just going to go away! Let’s be real, the way...
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Are You Ready to Have the Money Conversation?

Relationships are hard work. Anyone who's ever been in a relationship knows this. When things get serious, other factors start coming into play that may complicate things. One factor in particular is money. More likely than not, both people enter into the relationship with bad money...

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6 Things You Should Know Before Taking a Collections Call

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog posts, then you know that I live a debt-free lifestyle. But, that wasn’t always the case. There was a time when I was broke, living paycheck-to-paycheck. I had a lot of debt and very little savings, and I, like many people experienced debt...

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11 Things I Learned After 5 Years of Debt Freedom

The month of March is an exciting month for me. It’s the anniversary month when I became completely debt free! After about four or five years of hard work, I made my last and final payment. I owed my grandma $5,000 plus interest for a loan she gave me years ago to rehab a fixer-upper...

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Seven Tips To Spring Cleaning Your Financial Worries Away

Spring is almost upon us! We can look forward to warmer weather, flowers blooming and the fact that summer is that much closer. You might be getting the urge to start cleaning. Your closets will need to be cleared of your winter garb. You can get to all the outdoor chores that...

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