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Savings Game

Everyone loves a game of some sort or another. Me? I love a savings challenge game! When your savings muscle needs a workout, or when...

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Savings Game

Everyone loves a game of some sort or another. Me? I love a savings challenge game! When your savings muscle...

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Should You Use Savings to Pay Your Credit Card Debt?

Ideally no. In a perfect world, you would have a fully-funded emergency fund with three months of your expenses, a...

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3 Tips on How to Stop Spending Money

Saving the money you didn’t spend is often the forgotten step in the process. Have you ever wondered why you...

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Misidentifying emergencies often leads to emergencies

First appeared in USA Today and The Indianapolis Star Dear Pete, Right now, we leverage an online savings account to...

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Where your first $18,000 of long-term savings should go

I’m making a giant assumption here. I’m assuming you are contributing, or working toward contributing, $18,000 of your income per...

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Learning to save for something new

Like you, I like stuff. People often mistake me as a tight-wad with my money. I, however, am not. I...

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In a perfect yet realistic world, this is how you would accumulate money

I focus so much on financial triage, that sometimes I forget to share the basics of saving and investing. Today...

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Pay yourself first

Dear Pete I like reading financial advice articles, but I never really follow through on any of the advice I...

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Knowing when to use your emergency fund

So you busted your hump to save money for your emergency fund. Awesome!!! This is a pretty big deal. At...

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