Mega List of Cheap Hobbies

When you’re trying to cut expenses and live well on less, expenses for your wants are almost always reduced or eliminated first. Personally, I have an issue with this because there’s nothing wrong with having wants. While needs will be prioritized over wants most of the time, it’s important to make sure you’re not miserable while you’re on your road to financial success....

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Posted in: Entertainment and Leisure, Life Hacks, Money

Disability and Finances: A Practical Look at How Life Goes On

Everyone who has ever suffered a disability has had some well-meaning person tell them that this, too, will pass. But that’s not advice. It’s a platitude and not a very useful one at that. We know that bad situations pass, except when they don’t. We have all seen others go through difficult times. What we really need to know is how they will pass. No one plans for a time when they will become...

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5 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score This Year

Today, my credit score is almost 800. I opened my first credit card during college and have always made my payments on time. Slowly, I’ve added more credit cards but I’ve always used them responsibly or opted not to use them at all. I also have student loans I’m paying back along with a small personal loan I’m paying on with my husband. That’s it. That is the entirety of...

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Posted in: Credit and Debt

How to Maintain and Achieve Your Financial Goals

We’re almost halfway through the year which means it’s the perfect time to check in on your financial goals, see where you stand, and review your progress. Financial goals are the key foundation to achieving financial stability. If you don’t set goals, you won’t be able to save 6-months worth of expenses in your emergency fund, pay off debt, or save up for a downpayment on a new house. These...

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