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5 Effective Ways to Get Your Financial Life in Shape

Many people prefer to go the ostrich route when it comes to managing their finances. They’d rather pretend to ignore obvious loopholes instead of addressing them. Does this sound like you? It’s a dangerous game to play. One substantial finance related difficulty can leave you in ruins. Here are some effective tips for getting your financial life in shape. Have a Proper Budget You need to track your income and expenses effectively. Regardless of your

How to Save on Student Loans While Still in College

Today we have a super sweet guest post from Laur of http://laurdavidson.com. Enjoy! When it comes to college, let me tell you, it is expensive, especially if you are not prepared for it. Unfortunately, when I first started college, I was unaware of just how pricey it would be and how I would pay for it. I grossly underestimated exactly how much money I needed to pay for tuition. I considered starting off at a

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30 Ways to Relieve Stress

A few weeks ago, I reached out to the TTM community asking for some pointers on how to deal with stress. I figure it’s good to pass off the mic every so often. Especially since the last few weeks I’ve been dealing with some anxiety myself and took a little break from blizz-ogging (a.k.a. blogging in cool speak). I sooooo appreciate reader insight on this topic. Thank you for those who chimed in :). Here

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What Your Personality Type Can Tell You About Your…

Before I get started I want to warn you right off the bat my friend: This post is a little more “woo woo” than posts with other productivity and money saving tools I share like StayFocusd to block yourself from Facebook stalking all day and Qapital to top-up your savings. Instead, this pos is about addressing what’s going on inside of your head so you can better understand the reason behind your feelings, actions, strengths, and

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How to Reduce Expenses By Cutting Subscriptions & …

So, here’s the thing folks… Subscription and membership services out here are really trying to suck us dry of all funds. In fact, these membership related companies have a pretty smart racket going on right now. They get us to sign up for a free or discount trial membership or subscription where we input our credit card information. While signing up for the free membership, we consent to being billed for the service automatically (and

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How I Increased My Student Loan Payment Over 500% …

A version of this post first appeared on The Huffington Post.  Let me warn you ahead of time. This is not an I paid off six-figures of debt within a year post. It’s a play-by-play of how I was able to transition from someone who felt like I couldn’t possibly make more than the minimum payment on my student loan to someone who paid it off relatively quickly. A transformation from, “Help me, I’m poor.”