How to Use a Bi-Weekly Budget to Meet Your Financial Goals

How do you budget for expenses and financial goals? It’s no secret that many Americans live paycheck to paycheck. While that’s not the best way to manage your money, you can make the most of it if you get paid bi-weekly. If you get paid bi-weekly, most of your bills are monthly and you set a little money aside as a checking account buffer, you can use a bi-weekly budget to your advantage....

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How to Celebrate Mother’s Day on a Budget

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Mother’s Day is May 8th this year and it can easily sneak up on you if you don’t prepare accordingly. As you get older, it can get harder and harder to select the perfect gift for your mom to show her your appreciation on this special day. You can’t make handmade cards or projects at school anymore like you did as a child and you probably don’t want to do the same thing you did last year....

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5 Ways You’re Wasting Money

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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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How to Save on Your Summer BBQ

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Happy 4th! Chances are good part of your celebration this weekend will involve hosting or attending a BBQ. After all, it’s an American pastime. But don’t be surprised if you experience a little sticker shop as you roam the aisles of your local grocery store. Due to a number of different factors (droughts, avian flu, cattle shortages, and so forth), food prices have climbed. Take beef,...

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