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8 Reasons Why Your Family Budget Isn’t Working

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 9, 2019 | Categories: Financial, Money Talk
family budget

The most common piece of financial advice that you’ll hear is that you need to have a budget. If you’re not keeping track of your spending and budgeting your money correctly, it’s very difficult to be in a stable financial position. And you won’t be able to save up money for the future or at […]

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A Debt Snowball Walkthrough with Second City Advisors

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: August 1, 2019 | Categories: Financial
Debt Snowball

When it comes to strategies about getting out of debt, there is one phrase that will invariably come up, the infamous Debt Snowball. But do you know what a debt snowball is, how it works, and why it can be so powerful in eliminating debt? Let’s take a look at this financial debt elimination strategy, […]

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In too deep? Consider These Bankruptcy Alternatives with Trout Associates

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: July 7, 2019 | Categories: Financial
Debt Consolidation

Sometimes debt can become overwhelming, to the point that there seems to be no way out. While it may seem that declaring bankruptcy is the only solution, there are other alternatives to consider before you go down that path. Here are some of the more popular alternatives to bankruptcy for you to consider. Consider These Bankruptcy […]

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Simple Tax Tips for the Self-Employed Entrepreneur

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: June 20, 2019 | Categories: Financial
Pay Taxes

There is a saying that you have probably heard. It goes like this, “Nothing is certain but death and taxes.” My favorite version adds in, “And we’re not sure about death”, which goes to emphasize exactly how certain taxes are in business. Not paying or allowing for taxes is one of the most certain ways […]

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Why It’s Good to Save for an Emergency Fund with Brice Capital

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Financial
Emergency Fund Hand out of water

The best tool a person has to make sure that financial issues don’t become financial problems is a time proven and simple one… have an emergency fund. That alone should be reason enough to halt all other financial actions and create one. But it seems that many people simply do not see the value in […]

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Signs That Debt Consolidation May Work For You with Barron Advisors

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: May 24, 2019 | Categories: Financial
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There is an old saying that debt is easy to get into and hard to get out of. True to that saying, debt can be very easy to get, especially when you are first starting out. There are far too many places online that will sign you up for a commitment with ease, promising to […]

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Debt Management Tactics For Real People with Truman Advisors

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: April 27, 2019 | Categories: Financial
Sinking Hand

This is a sponsored post. All opinions regarding debt management are 100% my own. Debt affects everybody, from average people to the rich and the wealthy. And while a select few may be able to wait until their next movie or business sale to wipe out a lot of debts, that’s not always a possibility for […]

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Smart Financial Tips for Teens

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: April 9, 2019 | Categories: Financial
financial tips

This is a sponsored post. All opinions about smart financial tips for teens are 100% my own. Time flies, and nowhere is this truer than when it comes to your children. My son is already 16 years old, and at times I wonder if I have done everything I could – or should – have done […]

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Lance Advisors Wants to Know if You Are Ready For Debt Consolidation

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: March 3, 2019 | Categories: Financial

This is a sponsored post. All opinions on debt consolidation are 100% my own. You may have heard the old saying, debt is easy to get and hard to get rid of. In many ways, this is a very accurate description, and it is easy to find that your debt load is difficult to manage. […]

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7 Smart Things to Spend Your Tax Refund On

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 15, 2019 | Categories: Financial, Money Talk
7 things to spend your tax refund on.

This sponsored conversation about being smart with your tax refund is brought to you by DriveTime. All opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement.   Now that tax season is almost over, […]

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