how to make an auto emergency kit

How to Prepare a Roadside Emergency Kit

Whether you’re cruising the open highway on the trip of a lifetime or heading to the in-laws’ place for the weekend, planning ahead can make all the difference. From lighter traffic to fair weather, a few adjustments can put you in the fast lane to a more pleasant experience. But […]

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How to Create a Budget Worksheet in Google Sheets

Looking for a better way to track your budget but can’t seem to find one that matches all your needs? It may just be the most challenging part of getting your finances on track. Budgets are not one size fits all, and if your budget tracker doesn’t fit your spending […]

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free budget templates

5 Free, Simple, Personal Monthly Budget Templates

Do you often find yourself living paycheck to paycheck or feel like you’re treading water financially? You’re not alone. In fact, only 30% of Americans have a long-term financial plan that includes savings and investment goals.1 Want to improve your financial health and start planning for the future? You can […]

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august finance tips

31-Day Budget Challenge

Did you know that August 14 is National Finance Awareness Day? While it may not be the holiday you look forward to the most, it’s a nice reminder to take a step back and look at your finances. Managing your finances can be frustrating, especially when you are faced with […]

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health care costs

How Do Americans Pay for Health Care Today?

For the past few years, one of the most talked about consumer issue has been the health care debate. Health care costs and health insurance coverage continue to be a concern for many legislators, politicians and individuals. When President Obama took office in 2009, providing access to affordable health care […]

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