Reader Story: It’s Never too Late to Start: Personal Finance Planning for Over-40s

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I mean, I was young, life was good, things were happening; what did I need all that finance stuff for? Better late than never’ is a good approach to personal finance for the over 40s. Ask if your employer matches your contributions – this is free money that you need to tap into.

Get Debt Free With DIY Debt Settlement

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Guest Post Author Bio: This guest post was written by Frank Collins, a professional writer specialized in topics related to personal finance, debt relief, credit repair and more. If you’re considering settlement, it’s probably because you can’t afford to pay your debt.

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Find out how Maureen Paid off $79,540 in Credit Card & Student Loan Debt

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Maureen. She writes at A Debt Free Stress Free Life. Include anything that you’d like to add to give the reader an idea about your personality. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it?

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Find out How Brian & His Wife Paid off $109,000 in Credit Card Debt

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Brian. He writes at Debt Discipline about about how his family of 5 deals with money, budgets and debt. I started my blog Debt Discipline to help keep us accountable while paying off our debt. What kind of debt was it?

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Find out how Anna paid off $23,605 in college, personal loans, and credit cards.

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Anna. She is on a mission to help others become debt free. She writes at her personal finance website, And Then We Saved. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? Debt Free Stories

Find out how Jessica paid off $56,000 of student loans, credit cards, and a car loan.

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Jessica. I work in Finance/Accounting for a large corporation but I have also started a company called Every Single Dollar , which focuses on personal finance for single women. How much debt did you pay off?

Find out how Richard paid off $40,000 of debt

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Richard of Frugality Magazine , where he shares frugal living tips for financial freedom. Include anything that you’d like to add to give the reader an idea about your personality. How much debt did you pay off?

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Join Me for the New Year New You Financial Summit

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If you’re thinking about some resolutions for 2017 that have to do with YOUR finances, then I’m inviting you to join me in January for the New Year New You Financial Summit. It’s FREE, but you do need to register to gain access to the workshops.

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Prairie Eco-Thrifter Was Included in Many Carnivals Over the Past Few Weeks

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Many thanks to Young Adult Finances who hosted the Yakezie Carnival – Mardi Gras Edition and included my post, African Safaris, Gorilla Treks and Blogcation. Canadian Finance Blog hosted the Canadian Finance Carnival #76 and included the guest post Staying Positive in a Bad Situation as did Thirty Six Months who hosted Carnival of Financial Camaraderie – Rain Man Edition.

Friday Links – Time is of the Essence Edition

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When it comes to managing your money, sometimes it has to be First Values and Goals, Then Strategies , as Emily from Evolving Personal Finance highlights. Grayson from Debt RoundUp wants to know Why is Prepaid Such a Dirty Word? Happy Friday everyone.

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Friday Links – Long Weekend Edition

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We aren’t stressed per say but there have been numerous detours and extras to deal with this week at work and personally. Don’t miss Melissa’s post at My Personal Finance Journey if you Think You’re Sacrificing to Pay Down Debt?

A Sweeter Way to Cook Your Budget

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It’s a list of steps that brings about a generic budget completely void of any hopes, dreams and personal aspirations. You can’t get what you want out of your personal finances on the Toll House budget. Do you want to be debt free?

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Prairie Eco-Thrifter has been Featured in Three Carnivals

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Many thanks to Debt Free by Thirty for including the post A Major Problem with the Modern Day Stock Market in this week’s Yakezie Carnival. Prairie Eco-Thrifter has been Featured in the Carnival of Personal Finance #285. Thanks to Cash Money Life for including Derek’s post Sell Your Home Faster with These Cheap Ideas in this week’s Carnival of Financial Planning. .

My 2020 Financial Goals & A Recap of 2019

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My word was REDUCE: Non-mortgage debt to zero. There were hits and misses on this list, and many are things that I will continue to work on, but let’s recap: 1 – Reduce non-mortgage debt to zero. He was not as enthused, but he’s also not a morning person.

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Calling ALL Bloggers ~ Guest Post Opportunities this Fall

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If you have a personal finance inspiring story where you have made a positive impact to your own Family Balance Sheet, then we want to hear it as part of my Inspiring Story series. Have you erased your debt? Calling ALL Bloggers ~ We want to hear your Inspiring Story.

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How to Achieve Your Financial Goals (tips from the achievers)

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They pay off mountains of debt and scream about debt freedom, or maybe they save gobs of money in a record amount of time, or they have considerable success with their new small business. Meet The Achievers: Deacon and his wife paid off $52,000 in debt in 18 months.

Our Debt Freedom Plan | Marriage & Money

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Prior to FPU, we thought we were doing well financially and never considered that we had too much debt. We didn’t have credit card debt, we paid off our car notes early, and the interest rate on the student loan was at a low 2.75%, so we thought we were doing okay.

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Secret tips to creating an online savings budget – Is this the way to financial freedom?

Check out this guest post by Angela from Debt Consolidation Care: It needs no mention that budgets and savings play a pivotal role in assisting consumers in paying off debt. Here are some secret tips in creating a budget that can rejuvenate your personal finances and become debt free.

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4 Ways to Enhance Your Financial New Year’s Resolutions

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As you might expect, especially among personal finance bloggers, financial resolutions are pretty popular. What if you are ready to take your finances to the next level? During this time of year, it’s all about the New Year’s Resolutions.

Odd$ and End$ - One Pesky Virus Can Ruin A Snow Day

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Personal Finance around the web: Festival of Frugality at Cash Money Life. How to Take Control of Your Finances in 2011 at Get Rich Slowly. Get 1 FREE Photo Calendar! We had a snow day on Wednesday. And while it was fairly mild compared to last year's

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Carnival of Financial Planning – Money Management Edition #231

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Wayne presents Purpose of Budgeting posted at Young Family Finance , saying, “Are you left wondering why you should budget? Justin presents Know the Common Mistakes with Your Personal Finances posted at Budget Snob , saying, “Many people make the same financial mistakes. The book has also been made available online for free through the Mises Institute and its generous donors. ” Managing Debt.

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P.E.P. for the Week of February 14-18/11-Planning Edition

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We get a visual picture every month of where are finances are and what we have spent our money on. We have more stable careers, we have no debt (other than our mortgage), and we own a home. Personal Finance by the Book tells us how negotiating can put us on top.

P.E.P. for the Week of January 24-28, 2010- Adjustment Edition

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By freeing myself up for those three days, we can get a lot on our list done without experiencing pure exhaustion. How to Save Money shares with us how we can keep our finances safe when buying items online. We personally use Quicken and we find it works great for reviewing our finances. Sustainable Personal Finance tells us how they make healthy lunches from home and save. By May,the whole house will be clutter free and organized. Reducing Debt.

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Credit Sesame is a 100% free personal finance credit and debt management tool with no credit card required or trial period. Credit Sesame makes managing personal credit online, owing less in interest and saving on mortgage, loan & credit card payments easy!

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P.E.P. for the Week of February 7-11/11- Valentine’s Kiss Edition

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Attach a note that reads “Sorry, I can’t be there in person, but think of me and do the following: close your eyes and place the candy between your lips. The Canadian Personal Finance Blog shares with us 10 lists he hopes none of us follow when it comes to our money management.

Carnival of Financial Planning – Money Management Edition #236 – May 11, 2012

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As we move to your budget, there are five areas where you must excel to find financial success Philip presents My Accountant Reviews QuickBooks Online vs Desktop posted at PT Money Personal Finance , saying, “Since I don’t know as much about how QuickBooks Online compares to the desktop version, I asked my accountant to share his opinion on the two based on his experience. ’ Financial Planning Ashley presents Should I Get Married with Debt?

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