Savings

With your finances in order and your savings set up, you can get on with enjoying your life without worrying about your financial present or future. Here are a few financial rules of thumb to set you on the right track. Savings The general guide is to save 10% of your income. This means that […]

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Saving for retirement is something that can easily be put to one side as, for many, retirement is something that seems to be in the distant future and there are far more immediate things to be saving for such as home improvements, cars and holidays. But it is important to plan properly for your retirement […]

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This is the second article in a four part series on Resolutionizing your Finances. Visit Other Better Living Network sites focusing on other areas of your life.  Part 1 was on budgeting. Before I started putting every dollar to work my savings strategy was very short term.  I only saved money for specific purposes such […]

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When drafting your zero-based budget (you have one, right?) you most likely included discretionary items.  These are the things you could cut out if push came to shove.  I know my budget isn’t as lean and mean as possible but believe including these extras, some might call them luxuries, help me follow the plan. Pedicure […]

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Thursday night I met up with six personal finance bloggers during a business trip to Washington DC.  it was so fun to meet these bright, interesting people who I feel like I know from reading their writing.  Attendees were Debt Hater, Me in Millions, My Next Buck, My Pretty Pennies, Mrs. Micah and You Have More […]

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