Skip The Retail Therapy and Relax Without Spending Money

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Honestly, how often have you had one of those moments where you though I deserve this as you were standing in front of a highly over-priced bag eyeing it because you needed a little pick me up? I am all to familiar with that feeling, it’s the main reason why I have a whole shelf full of books with pretty covers that I’ve never read. It’s easy to use “retail therapy” as a method of relaxation....
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Have Extra Money This Month? Here’s What You Should Do With It

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Every once in a while you get a pleasant surprise when you realize you have a tad bit of extra money in your bank account. But before you head out to spend this on your next treat yourself item, there are a few things you should consider doing first!
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How to Spend Less: Try These Tips

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You don’t necessarily have to make more money to spend less and save more. Spending less starts with changing your overall money spending habits. There are a few small habits that you can start working on now that will help you spend less in the future. Think Before You Buy It’s really easy to see something and need to have it. Just like that you suddenly absolutely must have a brand new, bright...
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College Is Expensive. Is It Worth It?

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I can tell you all about how expensive it is to go to college today, and I will because that’s the point of this blog post. But the bottom line is college is expensive, so when it comes down to it — is it worth it? How Expensive Is College, Really? Relatively speaking, I’m pretty well-educated. I went to college right after high school and got myself a Bachelors of Communication in Journalism,...
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How to Get Started With an Alternative Budget

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We talk a lot about budgeting, but the truth is traditional budgets don’t work for everyone. They can be challenging to keep up and maintain, feel stifling and frustrate you more than they make you feel financially secure. Yes, budgets are not for everyone. So let’s talk about an alternative budget. Laying the Foundation for an Alternative Budget Essentially, the alternative budget that I’m...
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