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YOUR BUDGET: WHAT EXPENSES SHOULD YOU INCLUDE?

I didn’t think this needed to be discussed, but it appears that the saying about “he who assumes” is true. For the second time this week, I met with a client to review their budget and found that they didn’t comprehend the term expense. Let me try to put this in very simple terms: if […]

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Five Budgeting Websites To Help You Get Your Financial Life in Order

Budgets are beneficial when you are trying to save, live within your means, cut back on reckless spending habits and generally get your financial life in order.  And if you are someone with these goals but you have trouble creating a budget and then sticking to it…fear not because you are like the majority of […]

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How Much Should I Be Saving?

I am so glad you are asking this question because now I don’t feel so alone. If you’re like me, you wake up in the middle of the night wondering if you are doing it all right. I mean how do you really know if you’re saving enough and what is really enough? What I […]

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All The Time In The World

We have been told the new 50 is 60, the new 40 is 50, and the new 30 is 40. We think we have more time to figure out our lives, to save money, and to play post-college. We think it is wrong to grow up too fast or get married too young. We postpone […]

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Ryan Bales, CEO of @Budgetable, on @FinancialBin Radio with @DavidDomzalski

On Tuesday, January 25, 2012, the Financial Bin‘s David Domzalski will speak with Ryan Bales, Founder and CEO of Budgetable. Budgetable automatically manages your budget and identifies wasteful spending. Follow them on Twitter: @Budgetable. We asked Ryan … Can you give the listeners a brief description of what you did prior to starting Budgetable? What […]

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WHAT IS BAD DEBT?

When talking about budgeting, all you hear about is debt, debt, debt. Like most Americans, you begin to wonder what to do because everything in America it seems carries debt. When I talk about debt, I usually think of it in two categories: good debt and bad debt. Good Debt This is when I borrow […]

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Financial Makeover 2012: 6 Resolutions That Will Improve Your Finances

The New Year is here and if you celebrated December 31, 2011 with confetti, champagne and a countdown but didn’t make the resolution to improve your personal finances—fear not, for it is never too late to give your financial lifestyle a makeover!  We are just a few days into 2012 so forget about 2011, kiss […]

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How to Avoid Impulse Buying

We get it—shopping is fun, it’s thrilling and you can get a bunch of cool stuff—however, when you arrive home post impulsive shopping spree depressed and feeling guilty for your purchases, that feeling completely negates the euphoria you experienced when piling items into your basket as if you were saving up for the apocalypse. So […]

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