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    Following a budget can be difficult. But it’s usually the difference between living ...
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    Your retirement may be decades away, but this is no time to procrastinate.
  3. Why You Absolutely Need an Emergency Fund

    What is an emergency fund, and why is it often the first component of sound financial ...
  4. Are You Living Too Close to the Edge?

    If a missed paycheck would make your finances cave in, here's how to get back on ...
  5. Why Emergency Funds Are a Bad Idea

    Learn why taking the time to build an emergency fund is a staggeringly inefficient ...
  6. How Much in Savings You Need to Live Comfortably

    Discover how Americans' perceptions of their financial security differ from reality, ...
  1. 4 Ways to Check Credit Card Accounts for Trouble

    Credit cards do offer some protection against fraud, but here are 4 reasons to be ...
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    We compare and contrast the Big Six airline lounges, so you can decide which one ...
  3. Cloud-High iPhone Prices: Impact Of The Cloud ...

    The move by various state revenue departments to impose taxes on cloud-based services ...
  4. How To Save Money When Moving

    Moving doesn't have to be as expensive as you think. Here are some great ways to ...
  5. The Hard Way We Pay For Convenience

    Convenience is a luxury. However, any cost-conscious individual should be aware of ...
  6. The 3 Best Alternatives to Quicken Software (INTU)

    Explore the many alternative personal financial management programs that are currently ...
  1. The Complete Guide To Planning A Yearly Budget

    A personal budget is a useful tool for tracking your income and expenses.
  2. The Complete Guide To Retirement Planning For ...

    Here is everything you need to know about retirement planning if you are in your ...
  3. The Complete Guide To Retirement Planning For ...

    Here is everything you need to know about retirement planning if you are in your ...
  4. The Complete Guide To Vacation Properties

    A step by step look at everything you need to know about purchasing vacation properties. ...
  1. How can I budget for both short-term expenses and long-term goals?

    The first step in planning for long-term goals is actually determining how much you spend on short-term expenses. Once you ...
  2. What is the 50/20/30 budget rule?

    Learn about Elizabeth Warren's 50/30/20 budget rule, a simple and effective plan for personal money management and wealth ...
  3. How does a bank determine what my discretionary income is when making a loan decision?

    Learn how banks determine your discretionary income, and discover why it is important to know your discretionary income even ...
  4. What is the range of deductibles offered with various health insurance plans?

    Explore the wide range of deductibles available on various health insurance plans, and learn factors to consider when selecting ...
  1. 6 Worst Financial Mistakes and Why You Made Them

    Many of our worst financial mistakes spring from the best intentions.
  2. 7 Tips To Bounce Back From A Credit Score Disaster

    Find out how to repair bad credit in seven simple steps.
  3. 8 Steps To An Organized Financial Life

    Check out these eight easy steps that can help you take the confusion out of your ...
  4. 9 Ways To Go Bankrupt

    It may seem obvious, anyone who continuously spends more than they are making will ...
  5. Top 6 Mindless Money Wasters

    If you'd like to save more money, first you'll need to conquer the first step: coming ...
  6. Debunking 10 Budget Myths

    Putting 10 budget myths in their place
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