3 Mistakes Singles Make with Their Money

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If you’re among the more than 99 million single people in the United States, it’s vital for you to have your finances in order. Without a spouse to pick up the slack, you could be left in a financially vulnerable position if you were to lose your job. As we head into National Unmarried and Single Americans Week (held from Sept. 18 to Sept. 24), here are three mistakes singles make with their money.   [Read more…]

The Debt Diet-Operation No More Debt!

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Okay so the weekend is here and it’s payday for those of us who work for the federal government. For some of us that means “Blowing Money Fast.”

Well while we have been accustomed to “Blowing Money Fast,” a lot of us have been building debt fast. As we mentioned in our prior post, “5 Milestones Every Woman Should Achieve by 30,” that most of us are a little older and more responsible now than we were in our 20s, it is time to correct those mistakes and become responsible fast.

One of the things I’ve been actively doing this year has been Oprah’s Debt Diet. I know there are tons of similar programs out there, but I would just like to share these with steps with you, to help you get your weekend off to a good start! Operation No More Debt is in Full Effect!

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Making the Most of Your Paycheck

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By Ms Johnson

In today’s economy, everyone is trying to make a dollar out of 15 cents. Even though I am not married nor do I have kids, I still find myself searching for ways to stretch every dollar that I have. Because I am single and childless, “Uncle Sam,” becomes my dependent and takes my money.

However, throughout the years I have found a few ways to maximize my paycheck and keep dear old Uncle Sam out of my pockets as well.

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