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Have Trouble Saving Money? Try One Bank Account

Are you one of those who has trouble saving money? Or, want to do better at saving more? Well, you’re not alone. Right now, the national savings rate stands at about 5%. This is pretty weak considering other countries. France has a savings rate of almost 16% and Spain, nearly 14%. So what’s this all …

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4 Reasons to Have Two Checking Accounts

Last year when I talked about about how to stop living paycheck to paycheck – passive income, I started putting into practice one of the key concepts by splitting up my fixed and variable expenses. By doing so I was able to¬†differentiate my re-occurring bills from every other expense. My wife has even said, and …

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Why I Use a Check Register

Shortly after my wife and I were married, I decided it was a good idea to lay off my anal-retentive checkbook balancing that had gone on for many years as I dug myself out of debt. In fact (and I’m ashamed to admit this) I almost entirely stopped tracking our expenses altogether. I figured we …

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