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How to Dispute a Bill and Win

How to Dispute a Bill and Win

The mail has arrived. When I was a child, getting mail was usually a joyous occasion. But now that I’m an adult getting the mail usually means bills or ads. While bills are just a part of life, they can cause headaches when they are wrong. So, what do you do when you’ve been over-charge, or mis-charged on a bill? ... Read More »

5 Ways Friends and Family Influence Our Spending

influence our spending

Unless you live in cave, which most people don’t, you’ve probably let people around you influence your spending from time to time. It’s nearly impossible to avoid letting people influence our spending all of the time, and sometimes it can even be a good thing. During my personal finance journey over the past few years, I’ve realized that the people ... Read More »

3 Steps to Start Living On Last Month’s Income

Living on Last Month's Income

When you first start looking at how to budget, you’ll see that there are many ways you can go about doing it. But, no matter how you decide to budget, the same general principles apply. You should spend less than you make, build up savings and work toward your personal money goals. One way to budget that is great for those with ... Read More »

How to Budget When Your Income Fluctuates

How to Budget When Your Income Fluctuates

One of the scariest things about leaving my job to run my own business was learning how to budget when your income fluctuates. Having a steady income that comes in every two weeks like clockwork makes it easy to set up a budget. You know exactly how much money you’ll earn, when you’ll get paid and how you need to ... Read More »

6 Financial Habits that Build Wealth

6 Financial Habits that Build Wealth

Everyone wants more money. Everyone wants to be able to retire comfortably. Everyone wants everything. And they want it now! But when reality set s in, we all know that we can’t, and probably shouldn’t, get everything we want. As the Rolling Stones once sang, “you can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes well you might ... Read More »