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5 Ways to Get Financial Fit for the New Year

By on Jan 15, 2015 in Budget, Retirement, Savings | 0 comments

It’s a new year and that means that no matter what happened last year, you can start over with a clean slate. Here are five things that you can start doing in 2015 to better your financial picture and start on a path toward achieving your financial goals. Pay off consumer debt Debt can be debilitating. That’s why my wife and I decided to pay off $52,000 in debt in...

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7 Ways to Build Up Your Savings Account in 2015

By on Dec 2, 2014 in Savings | 6 comments

With the new year just around the corner, I thought I’d give you some food for thought on ways to build up your savings account in the coming year. It seems like one of the resolutions on everyone’s list come January 1st is to do better with their finances, whether that be by paying off debt, saving more money, or increasing retirement savings.  In honor...

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The Countdown Fund: Savings with a Purpose

By on Jun 27, 2012 in Savings | 4 comments

Many of us are guilty of saving money for a rainy day or stocking money away without a purpose. While it is good to have money in case of emergencies, it is even better to have a plan when it comes to saving money. Do you want to get a newer, more reliable car? Do you want to save money to replace your tube TV made in 1991? Maybe you want to take your spouse on a...

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