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How Embracing Minimalism Can Help Your Finances
“Sometimes, Less is More.” – William Shakespeare Having something that you can call your own is liberating. It gives you a sense of pride and accomplishment. But what happens when your possessions start to possess you? When do the things you own end up owning you? That’s when it’s time to consider minimalism. Minimalism is...
Why You’re Always Broke – And What You Can Do About It

Are you always finding that you’re running short on cash no matter how much you try? If you’re living from paycheck to paycheck, know that it’s not an uncommon scenario. More than half of all Americans live this way. When your bank account is empty, the feeling that you’re broke and going nowhere can be devastating.

Money Makeover: Transform Your Finances

Hello and welcome. We know why you’re here. As hectic as life is, you’re refusing to go another day with chaotic, unfit finances. If you’re ready to do the work, we promise you’ll see and feel your life-transforming as you navigate through these exercises. Feel free to peruse the topics a bit, but don’t be intimidated by all that lies ahead. Your transformation isn’t meant to happen overnight, but rather, like true fitness, is the result of simple, intentional efforts that evolve into regular habits.

Dealing with Addiction Related Debt

Dealing with addiction-related debt starts with getting help for the individual, then protecting the household from further debt, followed by getting a realistic picture of the household debt, and finally using the household income and resources to accelerate the debt elimination.

Impulse Spending Explained

Most households do not have an income problem, they have a spending problem. And spending problems usually involve impulse decisions and overspending. What Money Fit counselors have found over the years of working with bankruptcy filers is that overwhelming debt rarely occurs in an instant. Rather, it accumulates over time.

Meal Prep: A Guide to Saving Money with Meal Prepping

Are you new to meal prepping? We discuss everything you need to know as a beginner! You must have heard about how this popular cooking trend helps you save time, effort, and money. People also talk about how it can be healthy. You can experience all these benefits if you approach meal prep correctly.

Coping With Financial Anxiety

Financial anxiety is a feeling of unease toward your finances. APA has not recognized an official diagnosis for this condition, but it may sometimes share similar symptoms with anxiety, like nervousness, fatigue, and irritability.

Several factors might cause financial stress, from medical bills to unemployment to irresponsible spending. Like other types of anxiety, some components that cause stress in an individual might not impact another.

The Hard Truth of Economic Bondage

For the last century, a new system of feudal enterprise has taken over the American labor market. While many Americans may not find themselves under the patronage of a feudal lord, they do, however, experience a subservience not unlike that of the peasants that worked the fields during feudalism. Those who have consciousness of this modern-day subservience refer to this economic practice as “wage slavery”, but I think the term “economic bondage” fits better. Let me explain.

Improving Financial Literacy Is Empowering Women

Women have made tremendous progress in various economic aspects over the years. However, it has been found that women still lag behind men when it comes to financial literacy.

Financial literacy refers to the knowledge of the skills and tools that we need to make informed decisions when it comes to using our money.

Improve Your Health While Still Remaining Frugal

With the rising costs of living, many people consider adopting a more frugal lifestyle. Fortunately, it is possible to save money on your day-to-day life and still enjoy a healthy lifestyle.

Frugal living does not need to be about deprivation, as it is possible to live smarter and still make healthy choices. Here we will explore how to balance frugality and a healthy lifestyle with some tips and tricks to make it easier.

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