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9 Ways to Save Thousands of Dollars Every Year

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There are many ways to improve your financial situation: increasing your income, decreasing your spending, getting out of debt, etc. One of the easiest ways people can improve their situation instantly is to cut costs and lower their expenses.  It …

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Increase Savings Fast by Reducing These 3 Big Expenses

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There are a number of ways for a person to improve their financial situation: increasing your income, increasing your savings rate, decreasing your expenses, or getting a windfall, to name a few. My goal is to increase my income, though …

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Become the Master of Your Money with these Six Easy Steps

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Being a master of your money is an incredibly empowering feeling. Having a strong financial foundation can remove the feeling of the helplessness, which so many people experience. While it may seem tough, mastering your money can be done. While …

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Giving Back Through Extreme Couponing

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Today, I welcome a very special guest, the Super Coupon Woman, Tina Klein, who shares her story of how she has donated nearly $500,000 over the years through extreme couponing. Her story is an inspiration to me, and I hope …

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Important Metrics to Track for Personal Finance Success

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Becoming financially successful might seem a little complicated, but it’s not too difficult with the right strategy. The most important thing you can do to become wealthy is to tracking your income and expenses. However, total income and expense aren’t …