Tips Before You Clip: Is It Worth It To Use Coupons?
use coupons

Is it really worth it to spend the time and effort to use coupons? If you believe the statistics, the majority of Americans would say, “Yes.” CreditCards.com says 85% of Americans use coupons on a regular basis. While RetailMeNot.com says that number is closer to 96%. So, basically, all of us? That seems a little […]

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When Your Money Problems Aren’t About Money
money problems aren't about money

“I love starting the day with a coffee from Starbucks! So what if it’s $6?” “Why spend all that money when we can just brew it at home?” Have you and your spouse ever had an argument like this? You’ve probably chalked it up as just another unavoidable money fight, but that might not be […]

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Is Money Getting In The Way of Better Friendships?
money getting in the way of better friendships

We’re not sure everyone would admit it, but money affects our friendships. And we’re not just talking about money you loan to a friend. Your approach to money affects your relationships. Whether you know it or not. Is money getting in the way of better friendships for you? Every person has a unique approach to […]

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How do Your Money Personalities Impact Debt?
money personalities impact debt

Money Personalities affect not just how you approach money, but how you feel about it. No one loves debt, but some Money Personalities impact debt — and how much you worry about it — more than others. If you are a primary Saver or Security Seeker, debt worries may follow you around like a gloomy […]

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3 Unexpected Gifts My Breast Cancer Gave Our Family
gifts my breast cancer gave

October is a huge month for our family. Raising awareness and celebrating the survivors of breast cancer throughout this month is near and dear to our heart. I (Bethany) am a Stage 3 HER2-positive breast cancer survivor, enduring six surgeries and ALL the side affections possible – including tubes in my eyeballs for tear duct […]

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The Most Common Money Mistakes To Avoid Based On The 5 Money Personalities
money mistakes to avoid

Laura Vanderkam, Verily contributor and author of All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Wealth, wrote an incredible article about common money mistakes to avoid, based on the 5 Money Personalities!  Here it is!  Enjoy! Everyone has his or her own unique way of thinking about and dealing with money. The […]

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New Year, New Money You Challenge: Review Last Year
review last year

Congratulations! You are remarkable! Not everyone makes it to Challenge #3: Review Last Year.  You take the time to make a better life. Not a perfect life. A better life. You’re ready for Challenge #3. Most people let their finances boss them around like a grouchy toddler on a sugar high. But you are taking steps […]

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Appy New Year! (That’s right) Money You Challenge #1: Apps for the best Money You

Stop Waiting. Today’s The Day. “New Money You” Challenge #1. Are you ready for the best Money You year ever? Start your year off right. (Don’t worry if it’s not January 1! Plenty of large corporations run their fiscal year counter to the calendar year. Now you do too!) CHALLENGE #1 — APPy New Year! Start […]

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3 Ways To Actually Keep Your Resolutions
ways to actually keep your resolutions

Every year people make New Year’s Resolutions. The third most common resolution is to spend less and save more. However, only 10% actually keep that resolution. So the question is, “Should you even try to make financial resolutions? We say, “Absolutely!” Here are three ways to actually keep your resolutions and make your New Year, […]

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ABCs of Successful Holiday Spending

The holidays are quickly approaching and with a few weeks until Christmas, it is time to draft a plan for successful holiday spending! The National Retail Federation expects holiday spending to be almost 4% higher this year than last. They expect American consumers to spend an average of $935.58 during the holiday shopping season this […]

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3 Ways To Resist A Sale
ways to resist a sale

Just last week I was shopping for a new table online. When suddenly one caught my eye. I decided I didn’t want it so I left the site. Then an hour later, I was on Facebook and there was that same table, the exact one, on my feed. It actually creeped me out…like the Sale […]

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Are My Money Personalities From My Parents?
money personalities from parents

When we talk with people about their Money Personalities, someone always asks us how they happened to get them. Are they born with them? Is it how they were raised? Did I get my Money Personalities from my parents? The answer is yes, no, and not really. We see example after example that verifies your two Money […]

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