Budgeting

Food Budget

Cutting Your Food Budget

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If you’re like most people, you probably spend a large part of your paycheck on food. Although you’ll never be able to remove food costs from your budget entirely, there are actually a lot of…

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Save on your Grocery Budget with Vegetarian Cooking

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Avoiding meat and other animal products in their diet is a choice that people make for many different reasons. Animal rights, health reasons, and environmental activism, are among the motivators for choosing a vegetarian or…

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9 Tricks to Make Your Money Go Farther

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You’re the only one responsible for your finances. With that said, if you don’t have anything to show for your money, or if you’re always in the hole, it’s time to get to the bottom…

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6 Money Management Tips for the Self-Employed

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Being self-employed has its ups and downs. You can take vacations whenever you please, determine when and where you want to work, and you don’t have to check in with a boss. However, you also…

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Using Aggregators to Stay Financially Fit

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Do you have all your financial accounts in order? With checking, savings, retirement, and investment accounts, it can be hard to keep up. On top of that people tend to have different credit cards and…

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7 Ways to Make the Most of a Pay Raise

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Once upon a time, if you worked hard and performed well on the job, you could expect an annual raise. Nowadays, it’s a different story. Between low revenue and budget cuts, many employers can no…

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3 Financial Goals for 2014

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Each year, January offers us a fresh start. Often, we spend the first few weeks recovering from all of the extra expenses that the holidays bring, from travel to gifts to holiday events. However, the…

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Rethinking the Conventional Wisdom While Paying Off Debt

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There has always been the debate and question whether those in debt should also save. Should you save before you pay off your debt? Should you just focus on paying off your debt and not…

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Your Housing Budget

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How much should I be spending on housing? Everyone is different in how much they choose to spend on different categories of their budget. However, one rule that tends to be given as a guideline…