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Money Matters: Handling a Windfall

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Last week I wrote on the importance of preparing for crisis scenarios in our family finances (layoffs, large medical bills, Saturn SL1s—if you don’t follow my articles, that’s our family car/nemesis—, etc.). This week we’re going to head in a completely different direction, with preparedness and forethought being the common thread.… Read the rest

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Money Matters: Needs, Wants and Crisis

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Can you list 10 things that you are currently spending money on regularly that you do not need? Go ahead and try it. If you are like most people that I talk to, you will have difficulty with this. The first 4 or 5 come easy, and then you really have to think about.… Read the rest

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Money Matters: Tight Budgets

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** This post courtesy of guest blogger Chris Kingsley**

 

Does money feel stretched for you?

Do you feel like there are always more opportunities for your money than dollars to fund them?

If you answered yes, you are probably not an alien (if you answered no, I have my suspicions).… Read the rest

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