I’m not someone who needs a new couch every few years. But that doesn’t mean it’s not important to you! And if it is, you should budget for it!
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Like most of us, I’ve made my share of money mistakes. I’ve been fortunate that I’ve been able to recover from most of them without too much damage to my finances.Here they are and with how you might be able to avoid falling into the same traps.
As another school draws to a close, thousands of high school seniors around the country are preparing to head off to college. For many, this means that it’s time to get a car.
You probably know that the key to financial success is living within your means. The question, though, is this: Are you truly living within your means? Many people think that they are living within their means, but they may actually not be.
Instead of a last minute scramble for dinner each night, meal planning allows us to have a pretty good idea of what we’re going to eat most days. It also helps us save money. Meal times are no longer money leaks draining our budget.
We thought that we were living a comfortable lifestyle that we could afford, but we left out several important aspects of a strong financial position. Here's how to avoid the same mistakes.
While I don’t think I would want to participate in a spending fast, I do see the value in saying no to spending more money on occasion. Indeed, I’d rather prioritize my spending so that I am paying for the things that I enjoy and want, rather than watching the money trickle away
Financial literacy is an important part of successful money management—if you start teaching your children basic lessons while they are young, they will have a firm financial foundation to build upon in the future.