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  • Create a Sinking Fund to Reach Your Savings Goal

    Create a Sinking Fund to Reach Your Savings Goal

    What Is a Sinking fund?
    A sinking fund is money that you set aside for a specific purpose. You can set up a sinking fund for absolutely anything, no matter how large or small it may be. It is most useful in situations when you have a specific amount in mind to spend by…
  • No Need to Keep Up with the Joneses

    No Need to Keep Up with the Joneses

    Take a ride through time with me, to a time when Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram didn’t exist. When the closest thing to social media was a telegram, telephone switchboard, or gossip at the local grocery store. Did you just transport into a Leave it To Beaver episode? That was a time in history when the…
  • Pros and Cons of Cellphone Insurance

    Pros and Cons of Cellphone Insurance

    The average cost of a smartphone nowadays seems to cost as much as a rent payment, with the newest iPhone costing nearly $1,000. Since replacing a smartphone is not cheap, I can see how insurance can be appealing. For some people, there is still a debate about whether you actually need insurance or if it’s…
  • 3 Tips to Living Comfortably NOW While Saving for TOMORROW

    3 Tips to Living Comfortably NOW While Saving for TOMORROW

    Most of us are not a Kardashian, nor are we related to John D. Rockefeller, Steve Jobs or Bill Gates. Major inheritance, vaults of gold, barrels of oil, or technological genius is not in our future. We’re normal, everyday people trying to save for the future while being as comfortable with the present as we…
  • Budget Tips for Millennials

    Budget Tips for Millennials

    Let’s be honest, being an adult can be kind of stressful. For those of us who are not blessed with a never-ending supply of wealth, budgeting money can be slightly tricky.
    What makes it even trickier is that the traditional budgeting strategies that worked for our parents and grandparents don’t necessarily work for us.…
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