Five Reasons It’s Not Too Late to Start Your Nest Egg

Time flies when we’re having fun, as the saying goes. Too many of us come face to face with the reality of this old saying when we wake up one day and discover it’s our 50th birthday. That’s generally around the time we start to think more about what we want to do in our […]

5 Ways to Save Money for Christmas Shopping

Some of us don’t have all year to save up for Christmas. That means you may start to worry about how you’re going to pay for the gifts, meals, entertaining, travel, etc. Don’t worry. There are ways to save money for Christmas shopping, even if you only have a couple months left to shop. Let’s […]

How to Quickly Build an Emergency Fund

You never know when the unexpected is going to occur. That’s why it’s essential to have an emergency fund. Some financial experts recommend having a savings account that could cover your expenses for three to six months. For the purpose of this article, we’re going to focus on just getting started with a $1,000 balance. […]

6 Tricks to Boost Your Savings

If your savings account seems to be on the lower side, or completely empty, you may feel helpless. The good news is there are ways to boost your savings. Whether you work to pay off debt or take on odd jobs, you can grow your savings account into a healthy amount. Pay Off Debt First […]

5 Reasons Why You Don’t Have Money in Savings

Is your savings account bone dry? Have you really thought about the reason why there’s no money in there? The truth is there are a lot of reasons why you don’t have money in savings. It might be that you’re living above your means or that you’re going broke saving money. Either way, once you […]

How to Build Your Emergency Fund on a Budget

You hear it all the time, you need to have an emergency fund for those mishaps that occur in life.  But the question is: How do you build an emergency fund on a budget? What is an Emergency Fund? It’s a sum of money that is set aside for an unexpected expense, a financial shortfall, or other […]

Why You Should Start Saving for Retirement Now

Did you know that if you start saving money for retirement early, you can fairly easily be a millionaire by the time you retire?  It’s known as the power of compound returns.  The longer you have to save, the longer your money has to grow (and then grow again on the growth). Thankfully, my dad taught me […]

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