Category: Personal Finance

64 Tricks So You Can Be More Frugal

64 Tricks So You Can Be More Frugal

Being frugal is so much more than pinching pennies and saving as much money as possible. Mastering your spending habits ensures that you are more likely to have enough money for your needs and the things that are most important to you. Plus, you enjoy peace of mind from avoiding and controlling debt.  Frugality isn’t

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Are You Financially Literate?

The definition of financial literacy according to Investopedia is, “the ability to understand and effectively apply various financial skills, including personal financial management, budgeting, and investing.” These questions will test how well you understand and apply those personal finance skills.

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Is Filing Your Own Taxes Worth It?

They say there are two things you can’t escape: death and taxes. After the holiday season you start receiving tax forms in the mail, and you might think about how to file your taxes. Should you hire a tax professional to do it for you, or decide on filing your own taxes for free? While

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Achievable Personal Finance Goals for 2020

‘Tis the season of goal making, and it would be a mistake to not set some financial goals for yourself. If you’ve got solid goals and thorough plans to achieve your goals, you’ll have a much more financially comfortable year.  Setting too many goals is a great way to achieve none of them, so we’ve

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How to Stick to a Budget This Christmas

December is by far the most difficult month of the year to stay within a budget.  We’ve all been there; things are tight and the goal was to keep Christmas presents under control, but it’s just so cute! Here are a few things to keep in mind as you try to stay under budget this

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Best Personal Finance Books and Why You Should Read Them

In order to be truly successful, learning can’t be something you only do in school. Billionaire Tony Robbins is a great example of this as he attributes a lot of his success to his love of books and learning. If you don’t know every single thing about personal finance, then check out the best personal

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Financial Planning 101: Buying a Home

Purchasing a home is one of the biggest investments you will make in your lifetime. It requires discernment, strategy, and lots of preparation. It may seem daunting as a first-time buyer, so we’ve prepared some tips to help you out. Here are things to watch out for when buying a home: Save, save, save It

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What is a Personal Loan

Most people are familiar with certain types of loans, like auto loans or student loans. Another type of loan that’s becoming more popular is what’s called a personal loan.  A personal loan is basically just a short-term loan that you can use for “personal” reasons, i.e. almost anything you need or want. People often use

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8 Summer Savings Tips You Need to Know

It’s hard to focus on summer savings when you’re looking for entertainment and adventure. On a hot day, you’d probably rather get a quick meal at a restaurant than spend time in the kitchen. And how can you say no to a trip to the movie theater on a carefree summer night? With a little

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