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5 Ways to Build Your Checking Account Buffer Fast

May 1, 2017
5 ways to get ahead of unexpected expenses fast. Emergency Fund | Budgeting | Unexpected Expenses

  There is one common thing that comes up in conversation with folks about money – unexpected expenses. These types of surprises can throw you for a loop and sometimes they set you back financially. Everything can be going according to plan. However, mid-month comes around and your child comes to you and tells you they need $100 for band. Or you forgot to get your mother-in-law’s birthday gift. These aren’t major expenses. It’s not like a pipe broke and…

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Planning for baby's arrival? Here is a spreadsheet and printable that can help you plan for baby on a budget.
Money Savings

How to Prepare for a New Baby on a Budget

  Baby on a budget — sounds impossible, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not. I had my last baby in 2015 and of course, things evolve rapidly. A quick walk through Babies R Us and it’s easy to become overwhelmed by all of the latest baby…

April 28, 2017

6 Ways to Make an Extra $600 This Month

  Make extra cash —  who couldn’t use a little extra money each month? I know an extra $600 would go a long way towards helping pay off student loans, having a girl’s night out, a nice weekend getaway with the hubby, and more.…

April 24, 2017
Here are a few easy ways to protect your family finances from financial emergencies.

How to Protect Your Family Finances During a Crisis

  Family Finances – This article is going to discuss how to make sure your family’s finances are protected during any potential crisis.   When you think of family finances what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Is it budgeting? 529? A solid emergency…

March 20, 2017
Hear are six savings accounts every family needs to have.
Money Savings

6 Savings Accounts Every Family Needs to Have

  In this article, we will discuss 6 savings accounts every family should consider having.   Has it ever seemed like you were saving money just to be saving it? You know…you save up $1,000 in your savings account and think you’re doing something…

March 17, 2017
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A Super Easy Way To Cut Monthly Expenses

  This is a sponsored post. All opinions are most certainly my own.   One way to get your budget under control is to cut monthly expenses. Easier said than done, right? It’s annoying to get on the phone and call your cable or mobile…

March 13, 2017