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How Sinking Funds Can Save Your Sanity

Have you ever tried to make a budget and then something goes wrong?  Maybe your car breaks down or needs new tires.  Or your child was invited to a friend’s birthday party and you forgot to budget for a present.  Even worse, your taxes went up and now you have to either pay a lump […] Read more…

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Save $1,000 Fast

If you’ve read anything about the steps to becoming debt free, then you know that you need to save for an emergency fund and then start your debt snowball.  You’ll want a minimum of $1,000 in your emergency fund so that you are ready to combat anything that comes your way without going any further […] Read more…

Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund: Your Questions Answered

As you start your debt free journey, you will want to set up an emergency fund prior to paying off any debt.  You’ll need an emergency fund because you will no longer be using your credit card for emergencies!  The entire purpose of paying off debt is so that you won’t owe anyone money any […] Read more…