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1,000 Decisions That Are Keeping You Broke, And How To Fix That.

 

One misconception that people have about me is that because I'm a financial coach, I have always been good with money and personal finance. “Brad, you just get this stuff! That’s why you're debt free!"

I am about to shock you. I was terrible with money and personal finance. I did...

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Five Common Money Mistakes That Are Costing You

 

I want to share five common areas that are costing you a bunch of money. They are preventing you from saving, keeping you from paying off debt, and getting on the road to financial freedom! If you want to stop the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle and you're tired of being broke, try some of these! I...

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Five Steps To Win The Holidays...in July!

 
We are in the thick of summer activities with picnics, parades, parties, cookouts, and family vacations! It’s a fantastic time of year.
 
However, there is something BIG on the horizon that puts many people further in the hole when it comes to debt. If you’re not preparing for...
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Don't Let Back to School Shopping Bust Your Budget

 

I know what you're thinking. The kids just got out for the summer. You have several weeks before you have to think about shopping for back to school. But it's never too early to get a start on it. Your wallet and sanity will thank you for it!

Just to remind you, these are the typical back to...

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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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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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Destroy Your Student Loans Once and For All!

Student loans are a significant challenge for many of our Roots of Personal Finance members and many people in general. Currently, there is $1.48 trillion owed among 44 million borrowers. The amount of debt that's carried for student loans has surpassed auto loans and credit cards and comes...

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Five Ways Your Tax Return Could Be Hurting You

Did you get, or are you expecting a tax return this year? If so, you may not want to throw your hands up in celebration just yet. Your tax return could be hurting your financial life.

I’ve had the privilege of helping many people get on a plan with their finances. In our membership site,...

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Showing Love Doesn't Have to Break the Bank

Valentine's Day spending reached more than $18 billion last year, according to the National Retail Federation. The average consumer spends approximately $140 on gifts for their loved ones. The day originally touted as a celebration of one or more early saints named Valentinus is now a...

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TV Is Costing You Way More Than Your Cable Bill

The Super Bowl is this Sunday. It's the most-watched television event of the year with more than 100 million Americans tuning in. Some will be watching for the actual game and others for the halftime performance. However, the majority will be tuned in for the commercials. It's no secret...

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