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The Case for Multiple Emergency Funds

The Case for Multiple Emergency Funds

This post is sponsored by Alterna Bank, but all opinions, stories, and emergency fund anecdotes are my own. “Multiple emergency funds? But I’m having trouble even saving up one emergency fund.” If that’s what you’re thinking when you hear “multiple emergency funds,”...

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5 Hard-But-Worth-It Ways to Save More Money

5 Hard-But-Worth-It Ways to Save More Money

As a follow-up to my post about easy ways to save more money, I want to talk about the flip side of things—hard ways to save more money. Specifically, I want to talk about the very worthwhile high effort, high impact ways to make a big difference in your financial...

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8 Actually-Easy Ways to Save More Money

8 Actually-Easy Ways to Save More Money

I spoke at an event last week, and the moderator asked a great question: “What are some easy ways to save more money?” I say great question, but I completely blew it in person, and was like “Uuuhhhhhh track your spending?” Which is a great way to save more money, but...

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How to Calculate Your Net Worth: A Complete Guide

How to Calculate Your Net Worth: A Complete Guide

It’s time for a how-to tutorial, pals: how to calculate your net worth. Calculating and tracking your net worth over time isn’t just for people with Scrooge-McDuck money—it’s one of the best ways to get a quick look at your overall financial situation and to track...

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