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How I Changed My Money Rules: Making A Budget That Works For Me

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October 2017, I struggled to stick to my budget and that’s coming from a hyper-budgeter. I kept going over my spending budget and having to adjust the next paycheck to accommodate. This was a vicious cycle that I knew I had to break. And after months of tweaking my plan, I had to change my money rules and change my mindset! There are so many rules, theories, and practices with money! Which one is right? Sometimes it is easy to fall into one of those routines without questioning if it works for you! I made the decision to make my money work for me. Here are the steps I took and resources I used to get back on track. Can you relate?

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5 Money Habits To Avoid In College

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There are so many stories about what people did right and wrong financially while in college. Rightfully so, this is a crucial time because you have a little more freedom from your parents. There are also more opportunities to spend frivolously and little accountability. People are always telling you what to do, and that can get annoying…real fast. So, let’s try this. Here are a few things not to do with your money while in school, and right out of school!

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6 Ways To Be More Productive in 2018

Fuel Your Productivity: My Top Tools for 2018
I love the ability to organize, categorize and optimize all parts of my life. Throughout 2017 I’ve had the opportunity to sample different productivity systems. Adjusting to full-time work was a challenge and then entered my productivity tools. With my latest resources and new perspective, I have a list of tools that I plan to optimize in 2018. These will help you organize your life as well, or at least spark the interest in doing so.

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