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Learn more with this Ultimate list of Finance Blogs

Learn more with this Ultimate list of Finance Blogs

    Looking for a great go-to list to help you figure out your fiances?  DaveRamsey is always a great place to start, and I LOVE his techniques.  BUT, I found many other great fiance blogs that I wanted to share with you. This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here Ultimate Finance Blogs A Debt Free Stress Free Life Because Im Cheap  (I just have to add how much I LOVE that name!) Budget Girl  (A great…

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Should I Update the Budget?

Should I Update the Budget?

You’ve created a budget.  Every month you’ve been looking at your history of spending and seeing how you did.  Now what? Do I need to update it? How do I know if it’s where it needs to be? Budgets are tricky things.  They are hard to figure out at times, especially as life happens and income may change.  I’ve got a few signs to look for that may help you answer this question and determine if you need to update…

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How to Pay off the Car Fast

How to Pay off the Car Fast

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here All my single college years I was saving money to buy a  new/used car less than 5 years old. In May 2010 I graduated and got married. By August 2010 we bought a Honda 2007! We only had a couple thousand saved up for a down payment; so we still needed a 5 year loan. I was determined NOT to take that long to pay it off.  So I…

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How to Build an Emergency Fund

How to Build an Emergency Fund

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here So, you’ve figured out you need an emergency fund… now what?  There are a few different ways to build an emergency fun.  I’ll divide them into two different categories.  Quick ideas for those emergencies you have NOW, and  Long Term ideas if you aren’t in a pinch.  Read What is an Emergency Fund if you aren’t sure what it is. Quick Ideas Sell Something Rummage through your closets, garage…

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What is an Emergency Fund?

What is an Emergency Fund?

  This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here What is an emergency fund and why do I need it?  If you are just starting to research how to fix your fiances, or budgeting then an “Emergency Fund” might be a new term for you.   This was a new term to me years ago, and I still have a small difficulty putting the answer into the most eloquent but simple form… so I’ll let the experts teach…

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