Posts filed under: Finance Basics

I don’t talk aboutĀ net worth enough. But keeping track of your net worth should be a staple in setting up basic finance principles.Ā The great thing about calculating & keeping track of your net worth is thatĀ this could be done once...
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For many of us, climbing out of debt or even getting in debt leaves us asking, “How can I get out of financial ruin?”. Even if you are living paycheck to paycheck, you might be surprised to find out that...
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In my dirty basement days, I always kept stressing about every bill that was approaching. I learned to automate it by havingĀ automatic payments over manual. But that didn’t exactly solve theĀ problem of keeping track when each bill was due and...
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While one of my goalsĀ is to become Hokage win an award for the best personal finance blog for the everyman, I realize that I have a long way to go and the journey won’t be easy. I also have to...
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As much as I love memeing and adding a personal twist to my “how-to” articles. Budgeting is one subject where it’s pretty serious. Over one-third of American household are living paycheck-to-paycheck. One hiccup, one ’emergency’ and you are living in...
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As part of my beginner finance series (that has yet to be named), I want to cover ALL bases for setting up a foundation of basic financialĀ knowledge. While I did talk about setting up your first bank account,Ā I’m sure there...
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As part of my Beginner Financial Guide Series (I’m working on the name), getting your first credit card is the quintessential step to building your credit score. While I think I did a fairly solid job in explaining how your...
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