5 Best Items to Buy at Sam’s Club

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Buying in bulk at Sam’s Club is excellent for efficient shoppers. I like to stock up on non-perishable goods quarterly. I save so much money on paper towels, toilet paper, laundry detergent, and dishwasher tablets. Sam’s isn’t just good for cleaning supplies and household goods though. Here are the five best items to buy at Sam’s Club. Vitamins If you take a multivitamin or...
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Fact Check Finance: Wait to Invest Until You Pay Off Your Debt

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Dave Ramsey recommends that you wait to invest until after all of your consumer debt is paid off except for your mortgage. I understand the logic, but I don’t think it is a one-size-fits-all solution. Wait to Invest? Dave Ramsey has a financial freedom program that includes baby steps. Investing 15% of your income for retirement is baby step number four, after a small emergency fund, paying...
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Budget Management: How to Stick to Your Budget

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Now that you’ve determined which budget might work, you have to learn how to stick to it. Using the budget and being steady is the only way it will work. Unfortunately, consistency is the hardest part of budgeting. The number of families with a budget has declined since last year. Here are a few ways to maintain the habit and make budgeting easier. Be Realistic When budgeting, make sure you...
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Using a Prepaid Card: 5 Reasons You Should

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Using a prepaid card has changed the way I handle money. They are safe alternatives to your bank-provided debit card, and you can use them virtually anywhere. In the past, most of the people using prepaid cards were those who didn’t have traditional bank accounts, due to lack of access or funds for fees, or because they couldn’t qualify for a credit card due to low credit scores. This...
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