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12 Ways to Live Well and Spend Less

You don’t have to spend more money or time to get more out of life.  The best things in life really are free, and spending less money on what you do have to buy can enrich your life in priceless ways.

Here’s how you can live well while spending less

8 Do’s and Don’ts to Become Debt-Free

You can improve money management skills when you objectively look at past money habits and mistakes and have plans in place to reduce the debt load.  Every dollar that doesn’t pay a debt allows you to have more financial freedom.

Here are eight do’s and don’ts for becoming debt-free...

Protect Your Financial Future

Life is a series of milestones, and at each stage the financial protection of assets, dreams, and goals is important. Whether you are raising a family, moving to a larger home, or planning for college tuition payments and retirement, life insurance is an important consideration for protecting your family and assets

Stop Leaking Money! 21 Overlooked Ways to Save

Does money somehow seem to leak out of your house?  Here's a 21-Leak List to be aware of, or to look for in your own house. Once you identify your own, you can do some leak-repair and keep some hard-earned coin. 

Building a Successful Budget

Whether you’re trying to pay off bills, save for a dream vacation or create a nest egg for retirement, having a sound budget is often the first step toward bringing about your financial goals. While "budgeting" is often associated with cutting spending, creating and sticking to a budget can be a fairly painless process with the right plan in place.

6 Keys to Controlling Your Spending

We all know about clipping coupons and buying in bulk as ways to save some money.  But what are some less-tangible ways a couple can reach their financial goals, and save money?  Here are some ways you may not have thought of!

5 Ways to Leave the Supermarket Without Overspending

You believe that you can simply dash in to pick up the infamous few things.  But it turns out the grocery store ends up being the place where you do most of your overspending - on a weekly basis!

Find out some practical ways to reduce your grocery bill and get a handle on your weekly budgeting. 

Does God Care How Much We Give?

How would my life change if I actually thought of each person I came into contact with as Christ—the person driving painfully slow in front of me, the checker at the grocery store who seems more interested in chatting than ringing up my items, the member of my own family with whom I can’t seem to have a conversation and not get annoyed?

Millennial Parents Struggle with High Cost of Living

As a parent, you have many financial responsibilities to balance, but planning for the future can help prevent unforeseen expenses from tipping your scales.  Better money management today can lead to brighter financial future.

5 Financial Tips for Teens

When it comes to economics, many teens’ mouths write checks their knowledge can’t cash. Help influence the financial literacy of a teen in your life with these practical money-management tips.

Give Yourself a Raise!

Sure, we're all supposed to pay taxes.  But every year, millions of Americans set their income-tax withholding too high. By making what amounts to an interest-free loan to Uncle Sam, these taxpayers are forfeiting the opportunity to earn a return on their money.

How to Live Below Your Means

Living below your means is seen by many as a life sentence, not the lifesaver that it is. It can take a crisis like unemployment or a sudden illness to reveal just how far in over their heads they really are. That's when a lifesaver looks really good.

How We Are Saving Over $2600 Per Year By Not Eating Out

The average American family eats out several times per week — which is something people tend to underestimate until they really examine the numbers.
Here are some things that have helped us to significantly lower our eating out budget!

How to Help Your Kid Prepare for College

A lot of teenagers head to college without any idea about how money works. Ten years from now, they’ll more than likely be loaded up with student loan bills. It’s a scary trend that keeps getting worse.

Don’t let that happen to your college kid. Help them understand these issues before they step into that first class. 

5 Things Couples Get Wrong about Money

So often, as experts agree, money in marriage is often misused, abused and used to accuse. At worst, it becomes a weapon to be used against each other.
Unchecked differences in handling money that lead to discord are Satan’s effective weapons. They cause emotional separation from the one to whom we said “I do.”
But what we do instead is bring our relationship in the red when we do these five thing

How Small Victories Win the War against Debt

Getting out of debt can seem like a daunting task. It’s easy to be intimidated and discouraged. So how do you overcome that overwhelming feeling when you want to achieve your goal, but you’re so intimidated by all the work you know it will take to get it done?

Take a step back and remember, it’s the small victories that win the war.

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