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How to Keep More of Your Paycheck

Budgeting your paycheck is something everyone should do, but it doesn’t mean everybody does. Sometimes, the hardest thing about saving is starting. If you find yourself spending beyond your paycheck, stretching it way too thin, or not contributing…
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How to Control Spending Habits

Spending vs Saving Habits Americans are spending on average almost 80% of what they earn. This leaves little for an emergency fund, retirement, or savings for big-ticket items like a house, a car, or an appliance. The situation is not improving.…
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How To Separate Money in Bank Account

Learning how to separate money into different bank accounts associated with your specific goals will help you stay financially stable and disciplined. When you set up multiple accounts, it makes saving for specific short-term and long-term…
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How to Put Money Aside Each Month

There are many reasons to save money. It’s not just because some wise philosopher said, “Take care of the pennies and the dollars will take care of themselves”. It’s also not just because your parents advised you to “save for a rainy…
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Emergency Fund vs Savings

Life happens and we’re not always prepared for it financially. That’s why it’s important to keep an emergency fund as well as a savings account – and to know the difference between the two. Here we explain the difference between an emergency…