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If you're going to successfully navigate the minefield that is personal finance, one of the things you must be is flexible. You have to be able to recognize when something is not working quite right and tweak your methodology. I recently ran into … [Read more...] about A Tweak To Grocery Shopping That Could Save Your Budget!
Budgeting your money can be hard, especially if youâ€™re living in a city where the cost of living can get pricey. Luckily, there are things you can do to cut down on expenses and live comfortably on a budget, even in an expensive city. Make a … [Read more...] about How to Budget When Youâ€™re Living in an Expensive City
For many people, including myself, the temptation to overspend is high when a debit or credit card is the primary method used to pay for purchases. For that very reason I believe that Cash Is King. While my monthly expenses are paid online using an … [Read more...] about We Re-Invented the Envelope Budgeting Method By Accident
Last week Clever Dude featured a series of posts all about building a plan for your money. I can't promise that it will be THE solution for someone struggling to find a way to manage their finances, but it's at least a guideline that can be used as … [Read more...] about How To Build A Budget Series Step 4: Reducing Spending
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