How I Saved $10,000 in a Year and You Can Too!

I Saved $10K in A Year
When I used to counsel clients, I would always tell them the importance of saving. Most of them wanted to save, but couldn’t figure out how. I helped them by telling them the story of how I saved $10,000 in a year and how they could, too. Tamila McDonaldTamila McDonald has worked as a Financial Advisor for the military for past 13 years. She has taught Personal Financial classes on every subject...

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Your Ultimate Guide to Starting a Baby Emergency Fund

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According to a recent poll, two-thirds of Americans don’t have at least $1,000 saved up for an emergency. While that’s scary enough to think about, what’s even worse is that families who earn six figure salaries still claim they can’t manage to save up $1,000 in an emergency fund. This tells me that this lack of saving is not just due to an income problem, it’s more likely a mindset problem...

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Financial Benefits of Living Off One Income

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When you combine finances with your significant other, it’s easy to start inflating your lifestyle if you are under the impression that you will have a higher household income. However, I challenge you to go the financially savvy route and try living off of only one person’s income. A family who exercises the habit of living off one income and saving the other is the perfect way to get ahead on...

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5 Ways You’re Wasting Money

If you’re looking to be more frugal or save money, you’ve probably know all of the basic ways to cut costs and live within your means. But are you wasting money in other ways? No, this isn’t another article claiming you can save thousands a year by canceling cable and skipping your morning Starbucks run. Here are five ways you might be wasting money that you may never have even...

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