5 Money-Saving Tips Worth a Try

In another instalment of various ideas to save money, today we’ll take a look at some common expenses we all face every day and how we can avoid them, reduce them or exchange high cost goods and services for lower cost alternatives:   Never Buy a Book Again – When you think about it, buying […]

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How to Save Money on Travel This Summer

With the summer holiday season upon us, we thought it would be helpful to provide some travel and holiday tips so you put your hard-earned money toward more meaningful and memorable experiences rather than general travel expenses.  Here are some tips that apply broadly to many types of travel, wherever you may be off to […]

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Borrowing from Friends – How Much is Too Much?

Many of us go through financial highs and lows in our lives depending on so many factors that it’s impossible to predict. However, some of the lows create a situation where you’re inclined to borrow money either from friends, family, various credit options or payday loans. Each of the options available has various pros and […]

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5 Things To Do Today to Cut Costs

There’s no shortage of new things we can spend our money on, but there are limited ways to save money — so you think! The more ideas you consider in your everyday spending, the more creative you’ll get and turn those savings into something more productive, like building an emergency fund, starting to invest, or […]

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Don’t Make These Financial Miscalculations

Has everything in your life turned out the way you thought it would?  Of course not!  That’s why it’s important to continually revisit some long-standing assumptions on everything from your career and what you want out of life to your financial assumptions.  I’ve made the mistake of being overly rosy in my projections in the […]

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What to Do if You're Going Broke

What To Do if You’re Going Broke

While many of us don’t picture ourselves going broke when things are going well, this is a common reality for many people during a tough economy and job market. Things will get better, as they often do, but if this is your current reality, here are a few tips to help improve your financial situation: […]

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Impulse Buying Doesn’t Have to Rule Your Life

When people step back and look at what’s most hurting their budget, it’s often impulse buying. Sure, emergencies come up and jobs come and go, but impulse buying habits can stay with us for life. So, by getting control over impulse buying, you can truly take control of your financial future. Here are some key […]

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3 Equations to Help You Understand Your Finances

 Math isn’t fun for most of us, so we don’t bother using equations or taking out the calculator any more than is necessary. However, by taking the time to check out a few basic equations below, you can get a better feel for where your finances are and perhaps set yourself up for success down […]

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Is Your Generosity Hurting Your Budget?

One thing nobody likes to be called is cheap. There are many slurs and nicknames to go along with being known for a lack of generosity, but you never hear of an insult for someone who is too generous. Well, often times, we go too far to avoid looking cheap or selfish and we end […]

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