Making excuses seems to be human nature, especially when it comes to money. Do you use any of these common 'reasons' to avoid saving?
She has a plan to earn enough money to buy a new laptop by the end of the year. That includes income from her car-washing business.
20-somethings will also benefit from these pearls of wisdom from someone who's been there, done that.
A blogger saved $732 in 7 months for his emergency fund after discovering the mighty power of the lowly coin jar.
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You can use game design principles to cut spending and build wealth. It's the 'gamification' of personal finance.
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