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Lean Body Fat Wallet: How to be Physically and Fiscally Healthier

By Ellie Kay If you are like most people, those two goals are on the top of your list each New Year and the source of your frustration at year’s end as you fail to permanently realize your objectives. Why … Continue reading

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Reevaluating Habits: Day 8

We all have habits that we really need to take a hard look at to make sure the habit is helping us reach our financial goals. I know from personal experience that one of the most difficult aspects of personal … Continue reading

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10 Things That Don’t Seem To Be About Money, But Really Are

Many people fail to realize that almost all aspects of our lives are intricately weaved together with our finances, but it’s crucially important to understand that even things that don’t initially seem to have anything to do with finances or … Continue reading

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Why Did I Buy That?

The next time you’re in a store shopping for groceries, clothes, household items or anything else, stop and take a long look at your purchases. Then ask yourself this question: Why do I buy this particular brand or product? Knowing … Continue reading

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Five Things You Can Do Right Now To Improve Your Finances

Lean economic times breed a kind of desperate rush to do something to save money — right now. While it’s always better to take a breath and think out practical steps to reach personal goals, there are basic changes we … Continue reading

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15 Everyday Habits that Save Money

I recently visited the dentist and learned that I had a cavity that needed a filling. My insurance would only pay a portion of what the filling would cost, so I would need to fork out $70 out of my … Continue reading

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21 Days to a Negative Money Habit

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how you could create positive new money habits in just twenty-one days. Now for the flip side of that article. I want to show you how easy it is to fall into … Continue reading

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21 Days to Positive Money Habits

It is an accepted part of self-help wisdom that it takes twenty-one days to develop a new habit and make it stick. This has been found to be true in weight loss, smoking cessation, reducing alcohol consumption, and many other … Continue reading

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