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Paying off Debt in a Pandemic

Paying off Debt in a Pandemic

2020 & the beginning of 2021 are unusual times for many. However, paying off debt may still be a goal. I spoke with Angela Miles on Business First AM recently about my suggestions for those who are dealing with debt during this pandemic.     For Those with Steady Income Assuming your income situation is...

4 Tips for Building a Better Budget Habit

4 Tips for Building a Better Budget Habit

It’s one thing to build a budget and it’s a whole different thing to actually stick to it and get into the habit of keeping within the limits of the budget. It’s important to find purpose for the budget and find ways of motivating yourself to stick to it that will help you build consistent...

4 Reasons To Have A Rainy Day Fund

4 Reasons To Have A Rainy Day Fund

Life is always full of surprises. Some of these surprises are unfortunate, and can even be costly. That is why it’s best to plan ahead and keep savings on hand to avoid disaster. You want to make sure that you are always prepared for anything. That is definitely something that can help save you a...

Budget Blues? 4 Ways to Give Your Wallet a Break

Budget Blues? 4 Ways to Give Your Wallet a Break

Budgeting is a skill that can be learned. It’s not always a something that comes naturally. In the beginning, learning to budget your money can be tough. However, just like any other skill you’ve mastered, with practice, budgeting can become a productive habit. The first step is getting started. We’ve reviewed a few couple of...