Don’t Give in to Pandemic Panic – Realistically Reassess Your Finances

Over 840,000 people applied for unemployment benefits in the first week of October. How sad it is that 840,000 people applying for unemployment, instead of 1 million, is considered progress. The point is that the state of your personal finances has probably been obscenely disrupted by the pandemic. Don’t fall into pandemic panic. And don’t pretend everything is normal so you can continue conducting...

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Download These Budget Spreadsheets Now

Downloadable budget spreadsheets that you have been looking for!
Have you made a New Year’s resolution to start budgeting this year? How’s that been going for you so far? If at first you don’t succeed, you need at least one of our three downloadable budget spreadsheets. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "outliermodel-20"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; amzn_assoc_marketplace...

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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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