Helpful Tips for Saving Money in School

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Post-secondary studies can take their toll on a person’s finances. Though pursuing a degree can later bring higher levels of income, that does not help the struggling student who is doing all they can to keep their head above water.

It is crucial post-secondary students remember every dollar they are able to avoid spending during their education pursuit will be one less dollar they will owe once they receive their degree and begin their career.

With this information, students can learn some easy tips they can put in place to save money in school so they are able to start their future with success instead of stress.


Wedding Money Hacks

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When the first invitation appears in the mailbox, it’s a reliable sign that wedding season is here. While it’s exciting to help family members and friends celebrate a very special day, it’s also worrisome to think about the effects on one’s finances. Weddings aren’t known for being budget-friendly for anyone, including guests.

However, that doesn’t mean that attending a wedding has to be a budget breaker. By planning carefully and using the following wedding money hack list, guests can avoid going broke during wedding season.


Keep More Cash In Your Pocket in 2016

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As people get older, saving more cash 2016 and living sustainably has become more meaningful for a variety of reasons. The recent economic crisis has limited people’s life choices, and it has forced them to reevaluate their finances and saving patterns.

Learning to manage finances benefits everyone, and it is relatively easy to start. Below, readers will find some money-saving tips that they can apply today, tomorrow, and for life.


Groceries Will Be Even More Expensive in 2016

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Canadian households will be hit by yet more increases in food costs in 2016. Experts are predicting that the increase of food pricing in 2015 will continue into 2016.

The University of Guelph’s Food Institute experts are predicting that Canadian families who were forced to spend an additional $325.00 in 2015 will now have to pay an additional increase of about $345.00 in 2016 for groceries they purchase.


Why Writing a Budget Should Be Your 2016 Resolution

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Most Americans (and indeed, most people throughout the world) make New Years resolutions. Some people let their imaginations run wild, wishing to win the lottery or otherwise get richly quickly, get a priced possession they cannot yet afford, repair a broken relationship, or suddenly become happy.

While these are worthy goals (and things every truly deserves), there is sometimes very little thought behind making these wishes a reality. The truth is, New Year’s resolutions are not letters to Santa Clause; they must be worked at!


Decade by Decade Guide to Building Your Wealth

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Preparing financially for retirement can seem a daunting task for anyone, especially when many financial experts recommend having nearly one million dollars available when you reach retirement age.

However, if you’re careful and deliberate about it, building your wealth so that you can retire comfortably isn’t difficult. You just need to start early and follow some guidelines throughout each decade of your life.


A Guide to Thriving as a Single Income Family

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Taking the jump to being a single income family can be huge, but it can also be hugely rewarding. It can allow for a parent to stay home with the children or for one person to pursue their dreams, even if those dreams won’t bring in much money at all.

When a couple decide to become a family with just one income, however, there is some planning that needs to be done before it happens. This can help ensure the success and allow for any pitfalls that might occur.