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4 Overlooked Budget Leaks You Need to Kill Now

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Creating, and then maintaining, a solid budget is one of the best things you can do for your financial life. It can be difficult to keep track of all of your expenses during the week while life is busy, so set aside some time on the weekends (or whenever you have spare time) to work on a budget and make ... Read More »

4 Common Reasons You Spend Beyond Your Budget

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This month has been a tough one for my budget. I got a little too carried away with going out to eat and spending money on things I don’t really need. After a little self-reflection, I realized that the reasons I tend to over-spend my budget are probably the same as the reasons other people do as well. Next time ... Read More »

5 Ways to Make Extra Money This Year

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First of all, the title of this article is probably a little bit misleading. Of course, there is no such thing as ‘extra’ money. All money is important, and you should value every dollar that you are able to earn. However, in this context, ‘extra’ simply means money that you are able to make beyond your usual salary. If you ... Read More »

Personal Capital Review: Manage Your Finances For Free!

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I wrote this Personal Capital review after using the service for the past several years. I have various financial accounts with different companies from bank accounts, credit cards, online brokerage accounts and more. You likely deal with the very same thing. That’s great as you usually can’t take care of all your financial needs at one place but it does ... Read More »

8 Easy Ways to Save Money on Gas for Your Car

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Even though gas prices are a lot lower than they used to be, gas for my car is still something I don’t like to spend too much money on. Luckily it’s actually pretty easy to save money on gas by changing just a few small habits. Here are eight ways to save money on gas for your car with little ... Read More »