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Money Matters: How to Prepare Your Finances for a Recession

Motherhood Moments

Nobody knows for sure whether we’ll see a recession or not,” said Amy Maliga, financial educator with Take Charge America, a nonprofit credit counseling and debt management agency. An emergency fund is vital regardless of the larger economic climate. Prepare by paying off debt. Prepare for the unexpected.

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Meet Jackie. She and Her Husband Paid off $147,000 in Debt | Debt Free Stories

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Welcome to Debt Free Stories. She and her husband paid off $147,000 in debt–including their home. After paying off the debt, she was able to quit her job to pursue her passion. She blogs at The Debt Myth. Quitting my job is one of the things being debt free has enabled us to do.

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Small Money Mistakes That Have Big Consequences

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Increasing your credit card limit is really increasing your debt, or at least your exposure to debt, so say ’No!’ Not Having an Emergency Fund It is dangerous to spend every cent you earn and not to have buffer against illness, injury, job loss or hard economic times.

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