Inexpensive Wedding Thoughts

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There are lots of reasons to pick out a regular way of life.
Perhaps you or your better half was laid away as well as your family is currently living on a single income.
Perhaps you're seeing with the fluctuations in the market and wish to save more money for uncertain days beforehand.
Perhaps you've got small kids and would like to be considered a stayathome Mother or Dad and spend additional time together with them.
No matter your reasons, you've arrived at the ideal location! I've heard alot about saving cash inside my life, and I am excited to talk about my thoughts with you personally. I would also want to know your own thoughts. My name is Holly, along with also my adult life was one financial struggle after a second! The good thing about this is I have heard lots of methods to decrease expenses and help you save money and still have a fantastic life - one by that I will pay the things which are genuinely essential to me personally.
You, too, can master the art of everyday living and help save money whilst still having the items in life which are important for you.
Though the majority of the hints I'm offering are matters I have actually practiced, there's not any one-size-fits-all formula. You've got to choose the hints that suit your personality and way of life.

Support groups are a proven way for people to eliminate harmful habits and make positive changes such as eating healthy and exercising. The secret to why this works is the powerful influence of a social network – especially one that shares common traits. Studies show that, just as bad habits spread in social networks, healthy habits do, too. In fact, they could even be considered contagious!

This principle can apply to finances, as well. While we see plenty of health-related support groups, there aren’t many financial accountability groups. My theory is that this has a lot to do with the money talk taboo — people either consider it improper or uncomfortable to talk openly about their finances (sometimes, even with their spouses!).

Just as accountability groups have made it easier for people with “shameful” habits to take the first step to recovery ­—admitting there’s a problem — those of us with financial skeletons in the closet have the best chance of finding the strength and motivation to make necessary changes with the help of a friend.
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Identify theft became a hot topic with the recent Equifax data breach, causing many Americans to be concerned about the safety of their personal information. And their concerns aren’t unwarranted either. According to a survey done by, 41 million Americans have been victims of identify theft. It’s clearly a widespread problem that many people didn’t even know existed – until it happened to them.

Most Americans aren’t taking the necessary steps to protect themselves from identify theft until it’s too late. For those unfortunate enough to have had firsthand experience, it’s a scary experience that can take years to fix. And in the process, your finances can get destroyed. Before this happens to you, it’s important to take the steps to safeguard yourself from identity theft. Here’s what you should do:
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Taking good care of yourself is important, right? Basic hygiene can ward off things like unnecessary dental visits, while keeping yourself neat and presentable can do a lot for your self-esteem, personal relationships, and career. But, when it comes to personal care services like salon haircuts and color treatments, mani-pedis, and other spa services, it isn’t always as easy to justify the expense, especially if you’re trying to trim unnecessary spending from your budget.

Depending on your lifestyle and career, it might be important to get a quality haircut every 6 to 8 weeks and keep your nails looking immaculate. For many of us though, these personal care “necessities” would rightly be categorized as luxuries. Regardless of whether self-care services are more necessity or luxury for you, there are ways to save money on these budget-eating expenses. Here are a few ways for you to try.
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According to a recent report by CareerBuilder, 78% of Americans who work full-time live paycheck to paycheck.

That number is staggering.

I know it’s tempting to splurge a little and spend on things you’ve never had the opportunity to before whenever you have extra money to spare at the end of the month, but consider investing the sum instead before all of it is gone.

Thinking about the long term is hard, especially when it comes to finances, but life does get easier the earlier you start laying the foundation for good financial habits. Whether you have $100 or $1000 to spare every month, investing extra funds wisely can have a significant impact on your future. Let’s take a look at four things you do with extra money every month:
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disaster relief
From Hurricane Harvey, to Hurricane Irma, to Hurricane Jose and Maria, not to mention rampant wildfires, we’ve seen plenty of natural disasters in the U.S. this summer. Although the greatest loss is the loss of life, there are also thousands of families who have lost their way of life: homes, places of employment, and literally every possession. Even if we refuse to call ourselves rich, those of us with a roof over our heads and food in our pantries are in the position to help, yet sometimes we hesitate.

David’s Note: They are now saying that 100% of Puerto Rico is going to be without power for months. Months! For the entire country! I can’t imagine living without electricity for a few months, though I imagine that’s not even the worst of the their concern since they are probably low on basic necessities like food and water.

It’s not that we don’t want to give. Rather, in a world full of charity scams and inefficient organizations, we question where to give so our gifts are being used as they’re intended and getting to those who most need them. If you’re eager to help but want more assurance your charitable donations are making an impact, here are a few (hopefully helpful) guidelines.

1. Don’t Donate Stuff – Donate Cash

People tend to start donating used clothes, canned goods, and bottled water every time there’s a natural disaster. The intention is good, but it also forces government officials and charity groups to deal with the logistics of sorting, transporting and distributing random donations. The inefficiency of this process can end up costing more in time and expense. So, unless an organization asks for donation of items that fill specific needs and gives clear guidelines for how to donate them, it’s best to donate money so these groups can better coordinate and streamline their relief efforts.
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A baby on the way is a very exciting time for any family. Whether you’re new parents or adding to your growing family, preparing for your new arrival can already feel like a handful. Aside from the upcoming sleepless nights and never ending diaper changes, one of your biggest concerns is probably your finances. According to, the average middle class family will spend $12,000 on child-related expenses in the baby’s first year of life. That’s not a small chunk of change. So how do you prepare financially while trying to juggle all the new responsibilities that come with a new baby at the same time?

It’s definitely not an easy task and there’s really no rule book on how to parent, especially when it comes to finances. One tip we know works though, and it’s that the earlier you start preparing, the better you’ll be able to set up for your baby’s future. Before your baby’s arrival, take a look at this checklist on easy things you can do to financially prepare now:
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