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Day 45 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

Action Tip:  If you have no emergency fund and spend all you make, saving even $5 is a triumph. Examine the reasons you aren’t saving. Do all your bills total or exceed your income? 28 more words

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Treat $10 Like $10,000

Action Tip:  Have a hard time saving? Treat $10 like $10,000. Treat $1 like $1,000,000. Stick it in your savings account and treat that money like treasured gold.

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Day 22 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

Action Tip:  Perform an financial emergency fire drill. No job is permanent. Nobody is accident immune. Where do you stand?

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New Study: 25% of Americans have no Savings.

If the recession should have taught us anything it’s the importance of having emergency savings. Experts stress the need to have 6-12 months of liquid, non-retirement, emergency savings. 363 more words

Bankrate.com: 26% of Americans have no emergency savings

Do you have an emergency savings fund, six months’ worth of expenses to cover you in case you lose your job or are hit by a catastrophic event? 36 more words


Spending, Saving and Thought

Action Tip:  You can spend money without thinking about it, but you can’t save money without thinking about it. Think about it and save.

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Savings, Retirement, then College

Action Tip:  Even though your heart tells you to pay for your kids college at all costs, save for your retirement first. Even though your ego tells you to save for retirement first, set aside cushion savings to save you from emergencies.

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