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U.S. financial and economic topics from several finance writers.

How to Tweak Your Budget to Save More in 2024

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In an ever-changing economic landscape, finding ways to maximize savings can give you not just financial peace of mind but also a greater sense of freedom and control.  With 2024 on its way, it's a perfect time to reassess and adjust your budget. Let's explore some effective methods to help you save more. 1. Review and Set Clear Goals First things first, understand why you are saving. Whether it's for a down payment on a house,...
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Is a Job in Web3 Your Ticket to Financial Stability?

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With 2023 underway, there’s no better time than now to examine your financial future. For many people, this means finding a way to boost their earning power.  While there’s no shortage of paths forward, a job in an emerging industry — such as Web3 — could be the solution. Here are just a few of the many reasons why you should at least consider this career change: There are several reasons why someone might want to...
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How to Prevent Overspending This Holiday Season

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With the holiday season in full swing, now’s the time to review your budget and set boundaries for the months to come. Putting in the work upfront can go a long way in helping you avoid financial errors that you’ll come to regret in the new year. Overspending during the holiday season is one of the biggest concerns facing consumers. Even if you’ve avoided major trouble in the past, it’s a new year. And with that,...
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What To Do With an Unexpected Lump Sum of Cash

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 There’s no better feeling than a lump sum of cash unexpectedly arriving in your life. This could come from a work bonus, tax refund, winning lottery ticket, or inheritance (and that’s just the start). Before you do anything with the money, take a step back to consider the best path forward. You don’t want to make a rash decision that you’ll regret in the future.  Here are some of the better things to do with an...
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Budgeting 101: Get Your Finances In Order

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Having a proper budget is important in terms of financial stability. However, creating a budget that works for you and your lifestyle may seem difficult if you are just starting out. There are various ways to go about budgeting and doing so can allow you to live stress-free in regard to your finances. If you are unsure of where to begin, here are four ways you can get started on the path to getting your finances...
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Saving on Groceries: Easier than you Think

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When you step foot into a local grocery store or order pickup or delivery online, you will have two things on your mind: Finding and buying everything you needSaving money along the way It is easy to put a variety of items in your cart. It is not so easy to check-out, knowing that the final total could be more than you wanted to spend. With this day in age, things are just plain out getting...
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Home Equity Loan Fees: They Can Sneak Up On You

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There are many reasons to consider a home equity loan. It's a great way to consolidate debt, pay off medical expenses, or take on a home improvement project. However, before you head down this path, you should become familiar with the many fees associated with this type of loan. Should you neglect to do so, you may end up surprised — and that's not a risk you should be willing to take. While every lender is...
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Being Frugal Takes the Right Mental Approach

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Being frugal is easier said than done. Even though you may be interested in saving money, no matter what it takes, if you don’t have the right mental approach you will find yourself coming up short. Once you change your approach, it will not be long before you are realizing the benefits of living a frugal lifestyle. In fact, you may soon find that this is easier than you ever believed possible. Getting in the right...
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1. Having the strength to say no. 2. Ability to differentiate necessary from unnecessary purchases. and 3. Being patient. The th... Read More
Wednesday, 23 June 2021 08:38
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3 Traits for Maintaining a Successful Budget

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Creating a budget is a big step on the path to a better financial life. However, maintaining your budget is even more important. Even if you start with good intentions, over time it is possible to get off track if you don’t know what you are doing. To ensure your success, here are three traits that will help you stay the course: 1. Motivation. Are you motivated to do the right thing in regards to your...
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Are You Overspending on These Office Supplies?

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As a small business owner or office manager, there may come a time when you need to take a hard look at your spending. Did you know that approximately two-thirds of Americans don’t budget? While this number may or may not be as high in regards to small business, nothing changes the fact that you need to pay close attention to every last dollar you spend. This leads us to an important question: are you overspending...
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Luckily the company I work for purchases these items, but I agree they can quickly add up!
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 17:40
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