Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Savings Sweep – Today’s Quick Tip

Today’s Quick Tip – The Savings Sweep At the end of each pay cycle, right before I receive a paycheck, I’ll do a savings sweep.  I take a peak at my monthly budget, notice any categories where I might have … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad Financial Habits – It’s Only

It’s only twenty dollars… It’s only three percent… It’s only for six months… It’s only – Is there a more powerful, desire-justifying phrase in the English language?  How many times have I blown my budget, because I fell into the … Continue reading

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Micro-Goals And Staying Motivated

I’ve been thinking about motivation. Where does it come from?  How can it be maintained? My primary motivation to get out debt was born out of a desire to have more control over my life.  To be frank, I was … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad Financial Habits – Impulse Purchases

As you read this, you already know something about yourself, something very important.  You know, without even having to think about it, if you are the kind of person who makes impulse purchases.  You also know, with equal certainty, if … Continue reading

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