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How To Build An Emergency Fund – 8 Simple Steps to Get You Started

How To Build An Emergency Fund – 8 Simple Steps to Get You Started

Emergencies seem to wait for the most inopportune time to strike. Even with $1,000 saved, you may have a tough time weathering a financial emergency that lasts longer than a month. But the 24% of Americans with zero dollars set aside are the most financially vulnerable. If you have little to no savings, now is…

100 Quick and Easy Ways to Improve Your Finances

100 Quick and Easy Ways to Improve Your Finances

Anyone who has their finances in order will tell you it’s not a set-it-and-forget-it type of system. Situations are always changing and it’s important to always keep an eye on your budgets, your income, your spending, and your investments. This does not mean you have to hover over these things 24/7 but it does mean…

How to Create a Simple Budget in Under 10 Minutes
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How to Create a Simple Budget in Under 10 Minutes

I hate budgeting. I’ve tried using Quicken, YNAB, and even fancy spreadsheets. The results are always the same. I start strong, but within a few weeks, I lose interest in the time-consuming chore that budgeting can be. The problem is that I still need to manage my money. So, what do I do? I confronted…

How to Instantly Get Your Free Credit Score Online

How to Instantly Get Your Free Credit Score Online

Many people regularly track their credit scores to increase them. But equally important is tracking your credit score as a way of discovering negative information as quickly as possible. That will give you the best chance to remedy the situation. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to instantly get your free credit score online. We’ve…

Betterment Review 2024 – The Original Robo-Advisor

Betterment Review 2024 – The Original Robo-Advisor

When it comes to investing, one of the most critical factors is cost. That’s why it is essential to invest in low-cost mutual funds and ETFs and to use a low-cost broker if you buy individual stocks and bonds. And that brings me to this review of Betterment, an online investment service that makes investing…

Wealthfront Review 2024: Low-Cost Robo Investing and Financial Planning

Wealthfront Review 2024: Low-Cost Robo Investing and Financial Planning

Robo-advisors have barely been around for 15 years, but in the past couple of years several have been steadily expanding their investment menus, and even offering valuable add-on services. One of the leaders in this regard is Wealthfront. The robo-advisor has been growing its investment capability in every direction but is now even offering financial…

8 Budgeting Moves to Make Before 2024

8 Budgeting Moves to Make Before 2024

If you’re one of the 44% of Americans who set a New Year’s resolution, chances are, you’re focusing on one of four goals — to exercise, eat better, lose weight, or save money.  Whether you’re a New Year’s resolution devotee or not, it’s the perfect time to evaluate your finances and fine-tune your approach to reaching…