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Taking Charge of Your Finances

What do you want your money to do for you? Would you like to dig your way out of debt? Do you wish you could save more money each month? Would you like to have more to spend on the things that are most important to you? If so, you need to take a good look at your goal setting, credit, saving, and spending habits. You can’t have everything, but you can live with less worry and make the most of your money by setting goals, handling credit responsibly, saving for the future, and spending wisely. Take charge of your finances by taking these steps: Continue reading

How Spending and Saving Habits Affect Your Future

On her blog, Surviving Adult Children Living at Home, Christina Newberry recently shared an infographic from BillShrink.com about American saving and spending habits. The infographic points out that the average American spends 94% of their after-tax disposable income and that 43% of American families spend more than they earn. Continue reading