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Recyclers Grow Poor. Reusers Grow Wealthy.

A hundred years ago, everyone was a reuser.  When you bought things, you would usually take your own containers to haul them home, because you would often need to buy a container if you didn’t.   925 more words


5 Ways to Build Wealth After You Purchase Your First Home

Thinking about buying a home? You’re not the only one. With interest rates at opportune levels, many individuals are worried about getting into the market of real estate market. 668 more words

Financial Planning

What's in Your Family Financial Emergency Plan?

Today I was boxing up some old tax returns and sending them to the attic.  Considering that I had some returns in my main “important things” paper box that dated back to 1989, it was definitely time to do this.   1,022 more words


Step #1

As part of my life revitalization (a.k.a. budgeting and organization), I’ve finally boarded the Dave Ramsey train. I guess I am like so many people who think they’re okay, but they have no idea what the real numbers are for their finances. 697 more words


How Will You Spend Your Tax Refund?

If you are one of the lucky ones, you will be getting a tax refund this year.  Let me rephrase that, it is lucky if you don’t have to pay additional taxes.  423 more words


On using that emergency fund

Congratulations! You’ve stored enough of your earnings to have a fully funded emergency fund.

Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately) you now have to use it. And you don’t know for how long. 306 more words


11 Great Ideas to Build Your Emergency Fund

Most of us know that having an emergency fund is a good idea but maybe you’re not sure how to get started or where to get the funds. 589 more words

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