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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8 Ways to Start the New Year on the Right Financial Foot

Posted by Madison on January 4, 2016

Happy New Year! Many of us plan to start the year with a blank slate. We set new goals and renew our focus on previously abandoned goals. Do you have any financial resolutions this year? Are you still working on them? Here are some of our favorite ways to tackle the new year financially. It’s […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Money Work Smarter, Not Harder

Posted by Don on September 15, 2015

Most of us have heard the saying “work smarter, not harder”. This simply means to find the best way to be as efficient as possible. As such, many times we make this a habit at our jobs. We work to get the most done while at the same time putting out as little energy as […]

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How to Find and Save Money with Digit

Posted by Madison on August 21, 2015

Digit is an automated savings tool. While that sounds a little boring on the surface, I’m intrigued by the math that is running the show. Essentially Digit is analyzing your spending daily and calculating how much they can “painlessly” transfer to savings, little by little each week. Digit states their free service is a “journey […]

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