Money Lessons

This category is dedicated to articles that provide money lessons. Topics range from lessons learned from individuals to general money knowledge.

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Why You Need a Business Plan + 10 Things to Include

When I first visited “Money Saved is Money Earned,” I was immediately taken in by the name…I had heard the similar Benjamin Franklin quote (a penny saved is a penny earned) before and have always believed it. I was further attracted to the blog’s goal “to teach people of all ages how financial systems work.” …

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Behind on Bills? 5 Common Situations and How to Handle Them

Are you among the many who are behind on bills? Are you worried about potentially losing some of your possessions? The truth is, such financial worries are quite common today. Americans around the country want to know what to do when they get behind on bills. Regardless of how well we manage our finances, many …

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9 Ways to Pay Off Debt Without Spending Your Paycheck

Paying off debt should be a high priority for every American. Earlier this year, consumer debt rose to $4.2 trillion, and in February of 2020, a record $1.1 trillion went to revolving debt such as credit cards. With so much uncertainty looming with the economy, along with the high debt and low savings of the …

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The Essentials of FIRE: Financial Independence Retire Early

Financial independence retire early. You’ve probably heard the term, or its acronym of FIRE, at least once before. But what does it actually mean? Are people really able to retire early? Drinking wine on a tropical island, enjoying a round of golf at the club, or just enjoying more time with your family are some …

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