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Anyone who has ever tried to change something about themselves or about a situation likely knows that change isn’t always easy. Old ways of thinking and old ways of behaving tend to creep up and sabotage the change we’re trying to make. This is a time of new year’s resolutions so it’s likely a good time to think about this. Most resolutions are made with a lot of gusto, a lot of determination – and that lasts for a few days and possibly weeks. But then, the […]

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How to get Out of Debt

As you work on your plan, you’ll need to make all necessary adjustments to your budget along the way so you don’t overspend and slide back into debt. Plus, if you don’t have an emergency fund, consider setting some money aside in savings beforehand. To get out of debt, you need a plan, and you need to execute that plan. That’s why we’ve created this simple, six-step, get-out-of-debt checklist that can help you leave that financial burden behind you. Keep this checklist someplace where you’ll see it often […]

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7 Characteristics of Debt-Free Living

Family #1 manages to pay off $40,000 in debt in two years on a $35,000 annual income. Family #2 makes $100,000 a year but can’t seem to make the slightest dent in the same amount of debt. One of these families is on their way to becoming debt-free. The other is making the same mistakes they have been for years. Why is that? While many factors could be in play here, one of the most likely reasons is the second family has created a habit of overspending. […]

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