Frugal Living
4 Tricks for Budgeting on a Fluctuating Income
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If your career is associated with a variable income, read on for budgeting tips.

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Budgeting for a New Baby? Babyproof Your Budget in 4 Steps
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Congratulations are in order! Amidst the excitement of your new family addition, consider the following steps to get your budget ready.

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How (And Why) We Paid Off $34,000 Of Debt In Our First Six Months Of Marriage
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Hello! Today, I have a great debt payoff story from Zach Buchenau.  He is a reader of Making Sense of Cents and shares how he and his wife paid off $34,000 in debt in the first six months of their marriage. A little less than two years ago, my wife Katie and I were enjoying […]

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Are Wedding Loans A Crazy Idea? 10 Things To Think About For Your Big Day
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Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of talk about wedding loans. And as a personal finance blogger, this worries me a bit. Getting married is very exciting, and in the beginning, you’re probably thinking about what your wedding will be like. All of your favorite family and friends, good food, dancing, and whatever else your […]

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Deciding When to Use Your Emergency Fund: Is Now the Right Time?
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Personal finance expert Jim Wang offers tips and best practices on how to use your emergency fund.

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How to Use Your Debit Card Cash Back to the Fullest
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Ever wish you had money to play with? More cash to save? Here's how to make the most out of those extra dollars you earn.

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I taught English in China to pay off my student loans
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Hello! Here’s a guest post from a reader, Nick. Nick was feeling stuck a few years ago and wasn’t making progress on his student loans. He ended up researching a lot about salaries and the cost of living for English teachers in China and realized that he would be able to save far more money […]

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Pay Off Debt Or Save Money – Is One Better For You?
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Should you pay off debt or save money? I wish this was a super easy article where I could just give you a clear answer about whether you should pay off debt or save money, but that’s just not how personal finance works. Every situation is different, and today, I’d like to go over different […]

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Becoming A Cosigner
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Are you thinking about becoming a cosigner for someone? Have you ever been asked to cosign on a loan before?  Many people have been asked to cosign loans for family members and even friends. However, many people do not understand the full cosigner meaning, and becoming a cosigner is never something you should do unless […]

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What You Need to Know About Budgeting for Maternity Leave
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Follow these four steps to financially prepare for your maternity leave.

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