resolutions for your money journal

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Money

Every year, many people around the world sit down and plan out their New Year’s Resolutions around this time. And many, many people resolve to lose weight, eat better, spend more time with family and friends, quit smoking, travel more, read more and so on and so forth.  But according to a study that was […]

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Money Reflections for the New Year

The year is almost over. And I’ve seen lots of people say that this year (it doesn’t matter what year we are talking about) wasn’t the best year ever. It was hard. It was a year of learning a lot about ourselves. I don’t disagree with any of this. But over the year, you also learned […]

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How to Stop Wasting Money

Wasting money is a thing that so many people do on a regular basis. There are a lot of ways that money can be wasted, but here are 7 very common ways you waste money.  But you don’t have to waste money.  Wouldn’t you rather have more money in your bank account than thrown in the trash?  I […]

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Creating a New Financial Zero

You know that you need a buffer in your bank account. So you build that buffer into your checking account. Let’s go with $500 for now. But then you see something at the store that you just have to have! And you know you have an extra $500 in your account, so you have some […]

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Creative Ways to Save More Money

You know that you want to save more money. But all of the normal ways to save money (set up automatic transfer to savings, just don’t spend it), you have already exhausted and really just don’t know where to go from here. They just don’t work for you to really help you save money.  Sometimes, ways […]

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How to Minimize Your Money Stress at the End of the Month

Every day there are millions of people around the world who battle their stress from money worries. But you really can minimize your money stress.  And I’m willing to place a bet that you, too, are also under the effects of stress from your own money worries.  Maybe you don’t make enough money to pay all of […]

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Money Lessons from the Movie Inside Out

Inside Out is a movie that teaches us about our emotions. I personally love this movie, but then again, I’m also a movie addict and I’m really on a path of loving learning about our emotions lately and how they affect everything in our lives, but more specifically how they affect our money.  With this post, […]

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Things You Should Always Buy at Dollar Tree

When it comes to saving money, where you shop can be a really big deal, especially when you get pretty much the exact same thing for much less at one store versus another store.  The Dollar Tree really has some amazing products. I always find something new every time I go in there. But since we […]

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How to Save Money by Brown Bagging Your Lunch

How often do you “forget” to pack to your lunch and end up buying your lunch? Or maybe it’s your plan to just stop at the food court or a fast food restaurant for lunch on the daily, because it’s easier.  I will admit that there are weeks that I feel like I want to be […]

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