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50 Practical Money Tips for 2016

It’s the new year and we thought it fit to share with you some practical money tips to see you through 2016: Use the envelope system to budget your money. Simply place money into labelled envelopes and stick to using the amount allocated to each envelope. Give yourself a goal to accomplish within a year. Make sure your money goals are SMART. Specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and time-bound. Pay more than the minimum balance due on your credit card. It will reduce your balance [...]

How To Set Goals for 2014

We’ve all heard that it’s tradition to make new year resolutions, make a plan and stick to it. Unfortunately, in most cases we don’t manage to make it past day one in the new year.    But before you become apprehensive about setting goals, we have our definitions of what a plan is and what goals are. A plan is considered a map for a journey. Goals are considered series of steps taken to reach a destination. Now that doesn’t sound half bad. The [...]