14 Ways to Make Extra Money

Posted by Kristen on July 19, 2016

When you are trying to save your money or get out of debt, sometimes the process can seem like it’s not going so well. It can be frustrating when it feels like it’s not working as well as you had originally thought it would. If you’re not seeing your savings increase as much as you […]

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When it comes to change, many of us are great for the short term, but over the long term, we typically revert back to our old ways. There could be any number of reasons for this. Maybe we didn’t give it enough time to become a new habit. Maybe we tried to change too much […]

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How to Choose an Executor for Your Will

Posted by Don on July 7, 2016

Death isn’t something we look forward to, but when it comes to our finances, it is an important topic. If we simply do nothing, we can potentially leave our loved ones with less of our wealth by not taking appropriate actions. Even if we do plan for death and leave a will, it isn’t completely […]

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How to Overcome Big Financial Mistakes

Posted by Don on June 2, 2016

We’ve all made our fair share of financial mistakes over the years. The key is to understand what went wrong and to take action to fix the mistakes as best we can. Sometimes we can do this with little effort, while other times it will take time to repair the financial mistakes we’ve made, big […]

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Should You Spend More Money Now to Save More Later?

Posted by Don on April 26, 2016

When it comes to saving money, we are always looking for deals. We use websites to find the lowest price for items and then buy them thinking we are getting a great deal. Should You Spend More Money Now to Save More Later? When you find the lowest price are you really getting a good […]

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When it comes to improving your life, it really comes down to common sense. For whatever reason, we try to make things much more difficult than they need to be. Just look at common core math as an example. Since when does 2 + 2 involve blue and yellow? We overcomplicate things and in doing […]

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5 Easy Ways to Build Your Emergency Fund

Posted by Don on April 5, 2016

One of the least glamorous parts of being smart with your finances is to build your emergency fund. We’ve talked before about the importance of having an emergency fund so I am not going to go over that again. But getting your emergency fund up to the amount you need it to be does take […]

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One of the basics to a solid financial life is to have an emergency fund should something unexpected happen. If you’ve lived more than a few years, you know that things can and will happen all of the time and the importance of having an emergency fund is undeniable. But issues arise when you start […]

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3 Steps That Will Lead You to More Wealth

Posted by Don on February 18, 2016

We all want more money, right? Who doesn’t? I am going to walk you through three things I do that lead to more wealth. The 3 Steps to More Wealth On the surface, each step sounds simple and basic, but they make a big difference in time. The key is making them each a habit […]

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How I Saved Over $3,000 with Digit in 5 Months

Posted by Madison on January 6, 2016

Five months ago, I signed up for the automated savings tool Digit. Digit analyzes your spending daily and makes transfers out of your account little by little into your Digit savings account. Digit takes into account pay days, rent, recurring bills, spending patterns, and average balance. I was intrigued by their math and decided to […]

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