Tag Archive | "Paycheck To Paycheck"

5 things to know about Prepaid Cards

Saturday, June 16, 2012

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5 things to know about Prepaid Cards

You may not have a choice Whether you like it or not, plastic cards are here to stay. Prepaid cards play an important part in day to day transactions, both large and small. Many people are forced to buy prepaid cards because of bad credit scores that is a direct result of bad financial planning. […]

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The recession and its effect on your retirement savings

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

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The recession and its effect on your retirement savings

After working in executive management for over ten years with a steadily increasing salary, Rick Stephens, 51, was laid off from his job in June 2008. Two years of steady unemployment later, he has sold his car, moved in with his 75-year-old father and blown through all his retirement savings to stay afloat. “I pay […]

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21 Strategies for Building Up an Emergency Fund

Sunday, December 12, 2010

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21 Strategies for Building Up an Emergency Fund

Here’s a great article to follow up our earlier one on building an emergency fund, from Zen Habits. Building up an emergency fund, if you haven’t already, is one of the most important things you can do to help your finances. But you knew that. It’s common financial advice, actually, but what’s not so common […]

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Have An Emergency Fund

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

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Hello NeedMoney readers, I’d like to share a bit of advice which I wished I would have followed many years ago. Many of us — especially during these difficult economic times — are living paycheck to paycheck. I was once there myself. The problem with this is that if an unexpected emergency should arise — […]

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