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Do It Today: Steps 9-12 of 12 toward Living a Debt-Free Life

You are nearly there! By this point you have already completed or are working on 8 out of the 12 steps. That is progress and progress should be celebrated. Now incorporate these last 4 steps and you will be well on your way to living a debt-free life. Continue reading
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Do It Today: Steps 5-8 of 12 toward Living a Debt-Free Life

With this 12 Step Program you will learn the tools you need to help get you to a place of debt-free living. Make sure you read the first installment for steps 1-4 before reading 5-8. If I can do it so can you! Continue reading
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Do It Today: Steps 1-4 of 12 toward Living a Debt-Free Life

If you’re determined that this will be the year you finally pay down (or pay off) that debt. Get ready, because this Do It Today plan will have you taking 12 steps on your journey toward living a debt-free life. Continue reading
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You Need to Stop Believing These 7 Money Myths

You might think you’ve got a handle on your finances, but it’s likely you’re falling for at least one of these money myths! See if any of these apply to you, if so you’ve fallen victim to a money myth! Continue reading
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Needs Vs. Wants: How to Tell the Difference

When it comes time to lay out your budget, one of the biggest divisions is between needs and wants. You might think you’ve got a handle on that, but it can be a little tricky. Here’s a tip: If you’re not sure which category something fits in, put off buying it for a while. Chances are, the drive to buy a need will increase, but the drive to buy a want will drop off. Continue reading
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Why are the prices so high now?

We’re just coming out of a pandemic, and now it looks like the next epidemic will be…inflation. Prices are up everywhere, on everything, but why? There’s not just one reason. So, for now, trim your discretionary expenses, look into tactics like couponing and shop sales as much as possible, buying only what you absolutely need. You’ll make it! Continue reading
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7 Reasons Not to Skip a Home Inspection

Found your dream home? Don’t sign anything until you have an inspection! It’ll save you money, heartache and even avoid safety hazards. See our tips! Continue reading
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Essential Tools for Every Homeowner

Since we have been talking about house renovations the past couple of weeks, I thought we might ought to talk about some of the tools needed for such updates. This list would be good for new homeowners and longtime homeowners. I have owned my house for nearly 12 years and still don’t have all the tools I need to get … Continue reading
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Scam Alert: Beware of Child Tax Credit Scams

The IRS is about to start issuing Child Tax Credit money, so of course the scent of government money draws scammers like flies. If you're eligible for the CTC, you don't have to do anything to get it. However, the IRS will have two online portals to update your personal information or income, and of course that's one of the ways the scammers will come after you. Continue reading