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    The hardest part about budgeting is actually sticking to it and making it work.  It took us three years to figure out the best way to actually stick to a budget, and I want to share with you the 4 steps we have created to a budget you can stick to.  We share many budgeting tips and strategies in our FREE

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    It is that time of year – where everyone is hustling around trying to get a tax appointment lined up so you can see how much of a tax refund you get. Or maybe, you are brave enough to tackle the job yourself! Doing taxes yourself is definitely doable, but here are some reasons why I recommend hiring a tax professional

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    Trying to come up with a grocery list on a budget can be hard at first!  When I first started learning how to coupon and meal plan, my eyes were opened to all of the wasteful spending I was doing, and not even realizing it!  I would pick up a lot of convenience foods because I was in a hurry and

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    Have you filed your taxes yet?  If you’re like most Americans, tax time doesn’t mean “pay up”; it means an extra chunk of money in your pocket.  If you are married and/or have a couple kids, the amount of this refund can be quite large. Marketers and advertisers know that you have more money than normal, and they want it

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    If you live in the Northeast, have you looked at your most recent utility bill?  I used to have a cheap energy supplier, but that seemed to change overnight.  I heard in the news that the price of electricity was increasing dramatically for some customers, and I guess I was hoping that we weren’t one of them.  Well, I was

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    Are you wondering how to negotiate cable prices?  Sick of paying too much for cable? My friends have called me the cable negotiating guru, because I know how to negotiate them down so I never have to pay full price. How to Negotiate Cable Prices Is your cable bill one of the largest bills in your monthly budget?  If so, I

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    I’m sure you’ve been there before… your kids are eating breakfast and you hop on the computer or your phone and scroll through your Facebook news feed.  One of your good friends posts a bunch of pictures from their latest vacation to Hawaii.  It looks soooo awesome and you would love to go someday, but it is nowhere on your

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        The following is a guest post by Adam Hagerman. Adam is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER and professional who helps individuals and families eliminate debt, set financial goals, save more money, create a budget, and MUCH more. Start your journey to financial freedom today by gaining access to his free financial toolkit and extremely useful newsletter. ***************************** I don’t know

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