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3 Easy Ways to Avoid Emotional Spending

3 Easy Ways to Avoid Emotional Spending

Emotional spending can ruin even the best budget. If you have spent time and effort putting together a logical budget to keep your financial life on track, it would be a shame to blow it by spending money on an emotional basis. It isn’t always easy to avoid emotional spending. But, you need to be disciplined if you want to ... Read More »

4 Digital Savings Tools to Save Money When Shopping Online

4 Digital Savings Tools to Save Money When Shopping Online

Online shopping is growing more and more popular with each passing year. Where once people were slightly uncomfortable with the idea of making purchases online without visiting a physical store, today that kind of shopping is the norm. Shopping online makes it easy to compare prices before purchasing to make sure you get a great deal. However, by using specific ... Read More »

5 Great Reasons Why You Should Stay Home on Black Friday

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Black Friday – the day after Thanksgiving – has become incredibly popular for shoppers in recent years. For many people, Black Friday has become a bigger holiday than Thanksgiving. People plan all year long to head out at midnight, or earlier, to look for deals at stores. Recently, online retailers have gotten into the action as well. This means you ... Read More »

4 Ways to Deal with Spending Guilt from Family and Friends

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Have you ever been so excited about something you bought that you told a friend or family member? Sure you have. We all have. But what’s difficult to deal with is how guilty some of them make you feel once they hear about or see what you purchased. So what can you do about it? Here are four ways you ... Read More »

4 Common Reasons You Spend Beyond Your Budget


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 »