Budgeting for the Holidays

For many families, holiday spending represents a large amount of money. In some cases, credit cards get maxed out, and they spend the following year paying for splurging during the holidays. While it feels great to buy the hottest gifts, host parties, and spend money to see your loved ones, it can be accomplished without blowing up your budget. Keep reading for our best tips on budgeting for the holidays. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means…

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Organizing Your Finances

Organizing your finances is more than having a budget. It's having financial goals, a plan, and understanding where the money you earn goes every month. You need to organize your finances if you're ready to get out of the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck and maxing out your credit cards. These steps will help you get started. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase…

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Financial Planning After Graduation

You did it! You made it through your degree program and now have your diploma in hand. As you’re about to enter the workforce, it’s time to think about financial planning in a new way. This includes planning for the future and dealing with any student loans. Check out the tips below to help you with financial planning after graduation.  Go For Your Dreams Upon graduation, many doors will open for you. To help you decide which ones you…

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5 Times You Should Review Your Financial Plan

Life changes. You change jobs, move, get married/divorced, have kids, etc. As a result, your financial plan should change with you. To ensure it does, be sure to review it in at least these five situations. At Least Yearly, Ongoing At a minimum, you should review your financial plan yearly. Even if you ignore it during these other suggested times, reviewing it yearly means you’ll catch any significant changes that need to be included. This helps ensure the data…

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5 Times You Should Review Your Financial Plan

Life changes. You change jobs, move, get married/divorced, have kids, etc. As a result, your financial plan should change with you. To ensure it does, be sure to review it in at least these five situations. At Least Yearly, Ongoing At a minimum, you should review your financial plan yearly. Even if you ignore it during these other suggested times, reviewing it yearly means you’ll catch any significant changes that need to be included. This helps ensure the data…

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