Take Back Your Finances #16: Look For and Eliminate These Unnecessary Fees in Bills

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Did you know that you could be paying quite a chunk of your money each month to unnecessary fees in your many household bills? We are not just talking debt, but the everyday bills. You know, the things like cable, cell phones, internet, insurance, … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances #14: One Week of 5-Minute Financial Checkups

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Wow, we have made it to week #14! That means that we are over 1/4th of the way through the challenges. Although the first several weeks were laying ground work and foundations, we are really diving into the heart of changes and habits that will make … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances #13: Choose and Use Your Budget Tracker

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We are truly in the heart of the tried and true system we used to pay off over $100,000 in consumer debts.  We hope you are starting to get a glimpse of just how we accomplished this (using our 2x2 plan).  However we are also pretty sure it will take … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances #12: Cut The Spending By 2% This Month

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Can you believe it's been 4-weeks since we made the first 2% cut from our budgets?  We know, time flies! We hope that the first cut and the last several works working on making that cut has been fruitful and beneficial so far! Know that it is only … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances #8: Find This Months 2% Cut

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We are now up to week #8 on our Take Back Your Finances 52-Week Challenge! It's an exciting week because it is another week where we will be taking a giant baby step that will turn into long term positive financial impact!  Well, you are probably … [Read more...]

How to Save BIG Money on Your Landline Phone and Get Even Better Features

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It's time to talk about our next area of saving big money - the telephone! We've shared tips on cell phones and cell phone plans, but many (like us) still use a landline for many reasons. When we came to this area of our budget to find out how we … [Read more...]

How To Get Free Federal Tax Preparation and Filing for 2015

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Now that it is barely February, 2015 many of you may be preparing your taxes now that you received all of your final tax information in the mail this past week.  Preparing and filing taxes seems like a daunting, time consuming, frustrating event - … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances Challenge #3: Set Your Budget (Unique Approach for Success and Free Download)

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Friends...are you ready?  Are you ready to set your budget? We know, these words can sounds horribly daunting and perhaps brings back many bad memories for some of you! At least that's how we used to feel about setting a budget in our unthrifty … [Read more...]