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Life Sucks Budget: Part II

Posted in Budgeting
The basic concept of the Life Sucks Budget is that for many of us there is just not enough money to pay the claims of bill collectors AND to pay the really important things of life, like retirement savings, emergency cash accounts, Continue Reading

Life Sucks Budget

Posted in Budgeting
Rule #1 of credit counseling is when you are trying to get out of debt you must forgo some expenses while paying off debt. The advice is universal. Decrease expenses. Increase income with a part-time job. Sell some stuff to raise cash. Get Continue Reading

Pay Yourself First

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There is one simple habit that all financially successful people do–they pay themselves first. That phrase has always annoyed me.  Pay myself first?  What exactly does that mean? I heard financial gurus say that phrase over and over, and it just came off Continue Reading