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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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Signs That Debt Consolidation May Work For You with Barron Advisors

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: May 24, 2019 | Categories: Financial
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This is a sponsored post. All opinions about signs that debt consolidation may work for you are 100% my own. 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 […]

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Debt Traps: The Warning Signs

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 12, 2018 | Categories: Money Talk
Debt traps warning signs.

Debt traps. Almost everyone is in debt in some form or another these days. And because of the prevalence of debt in the modern world, it can be incredibly difficult to determine whether or not your debt is turning into a big problem. However, there are a lot of warning signs to watch out for […]

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5 Tips to Avoid Debt And Save Money

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: January 31, 2018 | Categories: His Lifestyle
Avoid debt using these tips...

Debt is a four-letter word. There, I’ve said it. Unlike other four letter words, debt can be used as a valuable tool to help accomplish goals. However, if you are not very careful with debt, it can burn you. In fact, playing with debt is like playing with fire (another useful four letter word). The […]

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In Debt? Face It Head On

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 12, 2017 | Categories: Financial
In debt? Face it head on

If you’re in any sort of debt, you need to tackle it head-on. You might think the majority of people reading this won’t be dealing with debt or if they are, they’ll be able to handle it. But that’s not true. According to research, the majority of Americans are in debt, and without intervention, most […]

Helpful Options and Resources for Your Finances

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 10, 2017 | Categories: Financial
helpful resources for finances

Are you still uncertain about the economy, and how it may, or may not, affect your personal finances? Looking for some helpful resources? The government gets a bad rep from people. Do our elected officials “let us down” occasionally? Of course, they do. Yet, they provide numerous resources for those who are willing to do […]

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College Grads – What They Need to Know About Credit

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 5, 2013 | Categories: Education, Financial, Guest Posts, Money Talk
college grads - what they need to know about credit

Guest Post Image Source Recent statistics show that 22 percent of the American population has obtained at least a Bachelor’s degree. This number sits at an all-time high for the country, and it’s hard to argue the economic benefits of obtaining a degree. Unfortunately, it seems that credit companies seem to know right when a […]

Why Do You Always Feel Short of Money? Common Mistakes To Avoid

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 6, 2012 | Categories: Financial, Guest Posts, Money Talk

Guest Post Image Source A very common problem noticed among youngsters these days is that they always feel short of money, irrespective of how much they earn. There are so many people who earn decent amount of money, but still end up feeling short of it in the middle of the month. With no other […]

Utilizing Debt Snowball Method to Manage Debt

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 21, 2012 | Categories: Financial, Guest Posts, How To, Money Talk
Utilizing Debt Snowball Method to Manage Debt

Guest Post Image Source “Debt” is one of the worst financial crises that a human being can ever face. Statistics reveal that an Average American family carries a credit card debt worth $8,400 and over 40% of people actually spend more than they actually earn. If you are a victim of debt and wondering how […]

Living on a Budget Doesn’t Mean Living Deprived

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 13, 2012 | Categories: Financial, Frugal Tips, Guest Posts, Money Talk

Guest Post Image Source Many people believe that frugal living means that you have to deprive yourself of things you want. This is a common misconception. Actually, to live frugally simply means that you decide to spend prudently in some areas to better afford things that you want or need in other areas. It also […]