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Does Money Buy Happiness? [Answered]

Time and time again we have heard that money can’t buy happiness. But is that actually true? I don’t know about you but when I go out and buy something expensive, I certainly am happy. Who’s to tell me any differently?

What Is Your Reason For Living?

We all have something or someone we are living for. You could be living for your spouse, for your children, for yourself, or any other important person in your life. You could be working towards a retirement full of travel, expensive toys, or for that big ranch-style house you always dreamed of. You could be …

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New iPhone, ONLY $1,099.00!!!

How bad do you want it? Do you want it enough to put it on your credit card? If you go to the Apple store, they will be more than happy to break down the price of the phone into small monthly payments in your bill. You won’t even notice the monthly fee, will you?

Stop your husband's bad spending habits

How To Stop Your Husband’s Bad Spending Habits

Does your husband or significant other have a bad spending habit?  You’re in luck because I was a husband who had bad spending habits!  In this article, I will tell you what worked and what didn’t work to get my spending under control.

Federal employees and food banks

Federal Employees And Food Banks

I recently heard on the radio that many federal workers who are not being paid are in need of food donations.  When I started writing this article, the unpaid federal workers had missed only one paycheck, and are in danger of not being able to provide food for their family.

Check out my top free budget and retirement tracker that keeps me on track!

My Top Free Budget And Retirement Tracker

There are many different budget and retirement trackers on the market, and many charge ridiculous fees to use their services.  I am not a proponent for paying for something you could get for free, so that is why I want to talk about a free tracker that I personally use to evaluate my finances.

Don't pay off debt until you have done these 2 things!

Do These 2 Things Before You Start Paying Off Debt!

You have a ton of debt and you got lucky this month and have an extra $500.00 lying around.  What should you do with it?  Your gut may say put it towards your debt.  Unless you have done these two things, putting it towards debt is the wrong decision!

Check out these 7 easy healthy habits to get out of debt!

Do These 7 Healthy Habits To Get Out Of Debt

Let’s face it, the reason you’re in debt is partly due to some bad habits.  To simplify it even more, you spend or have spent more than your income which has left you in this stressful position.