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Tab's Tips for What to Buy at Goodwill

Guest Post by style consultant Tabitha Dumas.  Check out her website at www.TabithaDumas.comIf you’re new to Goodwill shopping, or thrifting or secondhand shopping in general, this post about what to buy at Goodwill is for you.Goodwill shopping, like a lot of shopping, is hit or miss. Sometimes you’ll leave with nothing and other times you’ll […]

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How to Manage Your Credit Card Debt featured on NASDAQ and ValuePenguin

I was recently featured in an article on ValuePenguin and on NASDAQ's website about how to manage your credit card debt! Here is the article:The average credit card debt for an American household is $5,700,and it rises to more than $16,000 for households that do not pay off their balances each month. Clearly, while that level of […]

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Holiday Gift Budgeting Guide

When we budget for holidays we usually just think of birthdays, Christmas or Hanukkah, Mothers' and Fathers' Day and maybe Valentine's Day.  But in reality there are so many other holidays that a lot of people buy gifts for that we miss them and go over budget.  Do you remember Easter, Christmas decorations, supplies, work […]

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Save time and money - Walmart Grocery Review

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At Fiscal Fitness PHX our mission is to "take the stress out of money."  One big stressor for everyone is grocery shopping.  Not only is it hard to stay within budget, let alone create a budget for groceries, it's hard to make sure you are getting the lowestprices.  Also, time is an important factor for […]

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Free Stuff Friday - Free Running Apps on your smart phone reviewed

In a 2013 survey by Timex, running was the most popular form of exercise.  In 2015 there were nearly 17,000,000 running event finishers in a runningusa.org poll.  Running is a very popular form of exercise in America and more and more people are getting involved. I'm sure that for as many people that love racing […]

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Free Stuff Friday - Books!

It's summer time here in Arizona.  If you don't have a pool you have to find something to do inside in the AC.  It's a great time find a good book to read and keep cool.  If you have a smart phone or tablet you know that the price of Kindle books add up pretty […]

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Free Stuff Friday - Bank of America Museums on Us

If you are a Bank of America customer that uses one of their debit or credit cards, your weekend just got a little busier.  Plus, with Phoenix having a projected high of 118 degrees this weekend, you can get some free air conditioning.Bank of America's Museums on Us program allows a BOA debit or credit […]

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What to Look for When Choosing a Life Insurance Policy

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What to Look for When Choosing a Life Insurance PolicyHow much life insurance coverage do you have? If you’re like many of my clients, you’re either way over insured or way under insured and neither is a good thing. Life insurance can be confusing so let’s first talk about why you’d need a life insurance […]

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How to save $1000 without really trying!

By Kathryn Vasel With Kelsa Dickey Read on CNNMoney.comWe can all use a little more cash in the bank. And if finding a higher-paying job or winning the lottery isn't in the cards for you right now, you'll need to do more with what you've got.Say you want to save $1,000. That's about $84 a […]

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What’s the balance between loving what you have and wanting more?

What’s the balance between loving what you have and wanting more?Change hurts but it also helps us grow. Just ask my clients. They come to me not very in love with their current financial situation and they want more. They work hard and don’t feel like they are getting the reward for their effort. Often […]

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