3 Reasons Why You Suck with Money

"...Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything." —George Bernard Shaw

There are 3 common themes when people suck with money. We cover all 3 and give actionable solutions so you can fix your problems.

Being Charitable With and Without Spending Money

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Being charitable is important but when you’re minding your money it isn’t as simple as writing a big check. But you don’t have to give money to contribute.

The Road to a Simple Life: Minimalist Living Without Going Overboard

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Minimalist living isn’t a new trend, it has been with us for centuries. So why is it making a comeback these days? Here is your guide to minimalist living without going overboard.

You Can Rent A Lot More Than Just Your Apartment

Try it before you buy it.

If you only need an expensive item once, you can rent it rather than buy it. You’ll be amazed at the number of things you can rent. Sex dolls included.

Spend Less and Be More Thoughtful With These DIY Holiday Gifts

"If you want a thing done well, do it yourself." —Napoleon

Do you want to spend less, be more green or give more thoughtful gifts?Making gifts yourself is the way to go. Here are some ideas for DIY holiday gifts. 

An Interview with Cat Alford of Budget Blonde

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On this episode, we talk to Cat Alford of BudgetBlonde.com. She’s a personal finance blogger, writer, and a proud mother of twins.

Money Habits That Are Keeping Your Wallet Empty and How to Fix Them

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It’s easy to fall into bad habits that hurt our financial goals. Here are ten bad money habits and ways to overcome them. How many are you guilty of?

Travel Across America for Free with Rob Greenfield

Rob Greenfield: Environmental Activist

Rob Greenfield is an adventurer and environmentalist who’s mission is to teach people to be happier with less and to make yourself and the earth happier.

Digit Makes Paying Yourself First Easy And Automated

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We are advocates of automating your finances and that includes automating saving money. But we don’t want saving to crimp your style. That’s why we love Digit. You can automate saving using Digit.

How to Stop Being a Spendaholic

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Do you love buying all the things? You might have a problem. We all love buying stuff but it can become a real problem. Let’s tackle it together.

The Don’t Spend Money Daily Habit Using The Lift App

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Would you like to build better habits but need a little help staying on track? There is a great app called Lift that will help you do just that.

Money Matters so Pay Attention!

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You don’t need to be a math genius to handle your money matters and build wealth. It takes a bit of common sense, the will to learn and self control.

The 4 Gift Rule: What It Is and Why You Should Follow It

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Are your children getting a little too acquisitive? You might want to introduce them to the 4 gift rule.

24 Financial Tips For Low-Income Earners

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Much financial advice is aimed at those making good money leaving the rest of us behind. We want to fix that with 24 financial tips for low-income earners.

Don’t be Cheap, be Smart. Budget!

Don't be cheap, be smart. Budget!

You want to save money but you’re wasting it on things you don’t even realize like paying full price when you don’t have to. Create a smart budget!

Our 5 Step Guide To Saving For A House Fast

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Are you thinking of buying a home? Ideally, you will have at least a 20% down payment. Here are some ways to save for a house fast.

Budgeting Systems: Design One That Sticks to Your Lifestyle This Year

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Budgeting sucks. No one really wants to do it. It’s hard to stick with, it’s a chore to review it every month and it makes you feel like crap when you spend way too much on lattes. But, you’re an adult so you need to do it. There are a few types of budgets, which one is right for you?

Quicken Alternatives: 14 High-Caliber Money Management Tools

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Quicken is no longer the only game in town. This article uncovers 14 Quicken alternatives you can start using today. Simply put,  if you’re searching for exceptional accounting software that integrates into your money management system, you’ll enjoy this post.

Your Complete Guide To Creating A Monthly Budget This Year

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Trying to take control of your spending? Need to start a monthly budget? This ultimate guide reveals a budget optimization strategy you can use right now.

Job Loss: 22 Ways to Survive Unemployment [2020 UPDATE]

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I had been with them for fourteen years. Then one day, I was let go like it was nothing. I had a 2-year-old and a newborn at home, and I was scared. After leaving the office, I drove to a nearby park, found an empty picnic table, and sat there in stunned silence. How was I going to tell my wife? How is this job loss going to affect our family?

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