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Download Free Budget Spreadsheets For Couples!
If you share some or all of your expenses with a significant other, an effective budgeting strategy is essential for open communication. Using one of our free budget spreadsheets for couples will help you align your priorities and work as a team toward your shared goals.
Top Dollar Tries – The Best and Worst Things to Buy at Dollar Tree!
They say you get what you pay for, so what about dollar stores? Are discount product stores like Dollar Tree worth an extra shopping trip? I put a few products to the test to find the best and worst Dollar Tree swaps.
Lease vs. Buy a Car: Your Decision Guide
Make your decision as easy as possible when it comes to the financial feasibility of leasing vs. buying a car. Understand the pros and cons of both leasing and buying, and which may be right for you and your circumstances.
How to Recession-Proof Your Finances
With credit card debt and federal interest rates on the rise, many financial experts believe we are headed toward a recession. As we brace ourselves for turbulent economic conditions, it’s good to explore actionable steps you can take to recession-proof your finances.
The 6 Pillars of Financial Literacy
Financial literacy is a vital skill that can help you make informed decisions with your money. To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Financial Literacy Month, we are exploring the six pillars of financial literacy to help you brush up on the skills you need to achieve economic success.
Bored at Work? 12 Ways to Find Joy, Stimulation, and Purpose in Your Job
If you’re finding yourself bored at work most of the time, this can actually be a useful indicator that a change needs to be made. Learn how to identify what may be wrong, and what to do to start feeling excited, challenged, and stimulated at work again!
Credit Card Debt Is Rising, Again – New Statistics!
Although credit card debt fell briefly at the beginning of the pandemic, it’s back up now, and – guess what? – the numbers are exceeding pre-pandemic levels. What is behind this climb, and what does it mean for Americans? Credit Card Debt Reaches New Highs Together, Americans hold $986 billion dollars in total credit card debt. This number is a new, all-time high that exceeds the pre-pandemic high of $927 billion by 6.3%. Credit card balances fell during the pandemic…
What Is Financial Bullying and How To Deal With It
Financial bullying can take several forms, and it is not uncommon to experience this type of intimidation and harassment, even after you take steps to resolve your debt through a consolidation program. Identifying the financial bullies in your life can help you set boundaries to protect yourself while you work to get out of debt.
17 Brilliant Ways For Teens to Make Money
Getting a job early in life can really set you up for success. It can build confidence, teach responsibility and the value of a dollar, and even help you save for your higher education …
Tips to Improve Your Job Search in 2023
Did you know that “getting a new job” is one of the most popular new year’s resolutions? Every year job seekers send out resumes and cover letters, hoping to find a position that will improve their quality of life. Unfortunately, early optimism can be dashed when applicants find the job search process long, stressful, and unpredictable.