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An emergency fund exists to help you and me handle those unexpected expenses that always seem to pop up at the worst possible time. It’s a rainy day fund and since the average person will experience a major life event […]
Tweet Who would have ever thought that gas prices would almost triple in the last 4 years? When my family and I last moved, gasoline was around $1.39 per gallon. Today, we’re excited to find it for less than $3.50.
This article was included in The Festival of Frugality #118 over at My Dollar Plan. Thanks Madison! Recession talk is all around us and the recession is on virtually every news cast. Paul Harvey even says we are in a […]
Financial freedom is within your reach but it’s important to take these five steps to get there.
Tweet Mega Consumers appear to be the driving force in the US economy. Everything hinges on the consumer: the auto industry, the home building industry, the retail industry, the restaurant industry, even the banking industry. Your government thinks so much
Stop living paycheck to paycheck, get out of debt, and start saving money by using YNAB (You Need A Budget) software.
photo credit: mindfrieze You traded in that old bucket of bolts that had been with you for several years and you’re relieved that you don’t have to worry about getting to work anymore. You probably bought a Honda Civic or
Tweet If you’re still paying $120 per month for cable, Internet and phone service, it’s time to give your budget a 21st-century overhaul. These days there are many high-tech, low-cost alternatives to paying too much for household necessities, from phone […]