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Why Gratitude is Good for Your Finances

Why Gratitude is Good for Your Finances

How do you think about money? Do you find yourself worrying about how to make more of it? How to best use it to tackle your bills or build up your savings?  Another question for you: what if, instead of focusing on how to get more money, you focus on being thankful...

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Talking to Your Parents About Finances and the Future

Talking to Your Parents About Finances and the Future

The coronavirus has all of us thinking about the future. When will things get back to “normal?” When can we work and shop and go to school the way we used to? You probably have financial questions on the brain, too. Will I still be able to buy a home in the next year...

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What’s Your Money Personality?

What’s Your Money Personality?

We sure love labeling our personalities, don’t we? Ask someone about their Myers-Briggs type or Enneagram number, for example. Or how about the character they’re most like from The Office, or what kind of vacation they’re most likely to enjoy. We’re curious about our...

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Family Needs & Finances in a Post-COVID World

Family Needs & Finances in a Post-COVID World

Because of the pandemic, our lives have totally changed. How we work, how our children go to school, how we shop, work out, eat a meal: all of this looks wildly different now post-COVID.  Your finances probably look different, too. Over 40% of Americans believe that...

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5 Tips for Dealing with Financial Envy

5 Tips for Dealing with Financial Envy

Social media is a great tool for networking, discovering new ideas, and staying in touch with people we care about. But it can also be a significant source of stress, one that is damaging to your self-esteem. One of the other things that social media can cause?...

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Voting with Your Dollars

Voting with Your Dollars

Most of us think of voting as what you do once a year, or every four years. It involves a ballot, sometimes waiting in long lines to cast your vote, and your candidate either wins or they don’t. But that’s not the only way you can vote, and you don’t have to wait for...

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What to Do If You’ve Lost Your Job

What to Do If You’ve Lost Your Job

Losing your job sucks. There’s no other way to put it. When it’s unexpected — no warnings, no sit-down meetings with management to talk about your performance — it can feel even worse. What do you do? How do you get back on your feet? Be prepared to feel a lot of...

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Are You Financially Ready to Have Kids?

Are You Financially Ready to Have Kids?

“When you know, you know.”“You’ll never be completely ready.”“You’ll start seeing babies everywhere.” Do these sound familiar? If you’ve asked your friends and family how they knew they were ready to have children, they might have given you one of these answers. ...

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How to Think Bigger About Your Money

How to Think Bigger About Your Money

“I worry about every little penny.” “I am aware of every bill I pay.” “I can’t really think long-term right now, when every day I need to really think about how to get by now.” Sound familiar? It’s common and totally understandable to get caught up in the small...

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The Power of Yet on Your Personal Finances

The Power of Yet on Your Personal Finances

Do you think you’re bad with money? When it comes to budgeting, investing, or saving, do you feel like you’ll “never get it right” or “never understand any of it completely”? Nobody wants to be bad with money; everyone wants to have a successful financial plan. So,...

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Every Budget Has a Story

Every Budget Has a Story

“Budget.” What does that word mean to you? A budget helps one person stay on track when buying groceries for their family. A budget means watching expenses in order to save up for retirement for another person. A budget helps someone else pay down their high-interest...

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How You Show Your Love With Money

How You Show Your Love With Money

As Valentine’s Day nears, it’s time to talk about one thing: money. Just kidding. We’ll get to that part in a bit. What we actually want to talk about is love. More specifically, what your “love language” is.

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Spending Money Without Shame

Spending Money Without Shame

Here at Everyday Money, we really want to set a counter standard to the more common personal finance messages out there. We want to let you know you’re not messing up with your money.

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