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The Frugal Girl

We’ve established our own family foundation, where we’re socking away significant money each year so we can make a strategic, impactful donation to a worthy organization at the right time. Either put it in our family foundation or find a one-off donation.

Link Love Carnival #4

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

This carnival will just continue to grow and our donations to different causes will continue to grow. If you would like to join us in our fight against cancer, you can make a donation by clicking here. Suba tells us why you should not use your 401K. In July, the charity we will be donating to is Conservation International. If you would like to donate towards this cause too, please use this form. Hello and welcome to the 4th edition of the Link Love Carnival.

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Totally Money Blog Carnival #18 – 6 Ways to Save Money Edition

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

In fact, my husband and I just revamped our budget so that we can donate to charities even more each month. Ramsay presents Borrowing From Your 401k. Among the many benefits afforded to many 401k participants is the ability to borrow funds from the account for personal purposes. Welcome to the 18th edition of the Totally Money Carnival. This week’s theme is spring, spring cleaning that is, and I ain’t talking about those dust bunnies.

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How Long Should You Keep Financial Documents

Family Balance Sheet

Keep the quarterly statements for your 401k or other IRA accounts until you receive the annual statement. Some Ideas For Keeping Your Financial Records Organized: For our personal taxes, we keep a present year file for tax deduction documents, such as receipts for charitable contributions, mortgage tax payments, receipts for school and real estate taxes, Goodwill donations, etc. Are your financial documents piled up in the corner of your office or under your desk?

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Carnival of Personal Finance #316- Family Edition

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Nicole from Nicole and Maggie: Grumpy Rumblings of the Untenured tells her story about giving Self Serving Donations. Crystal from Stupid Cents talks 401k Allocation and where to put your money. Hello and welcome to the 316th Carnival of Personal Finance- Family Edition. This week I am reminding you all about those special people in your life- your family. This past weekend I headed out west with my husband, brother, and his girlfriend to help my parents move into their new house.

Saving Tips & Free Crediting Monitoring

For the Mommas

Have more money automatically withdrawn from your paycheck and put in your 401k. If you achieve it, nothing happens, but if you don’t achieve it, the site will charge your credit card and donate money to a charity whose cause you hate. Nearly 46% of consumers say they typically consider making a financial resolution – up 31% since the first year of the survey in 2009. The top 3 financial resolutions? Saving more (52%), spending less (19%) and paying off debt (19%).