How to Budget (and Pay) for Yearly Bills + a FREE Speadsheet

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They can cause a panic, especially when just one bill is into the four figures, like our property taxes or auto insurance! Our list includes: home owner’s insurance – due yearly. auto insurance – due yearly. life insurance – due yearly.

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Create a Personal Escrow Account for Your Quarterly & Yearly Bills

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Our home-owner’s insurance, auto insurance, and local real-estate taxes (for our home and our business property) are due, and on top of that, we also owed the Federal government this year. I started our personal escrow account years ago, when we refinanced our mortgage. We were no longer required to send an escrow payment to the bank for our real estate taxes and home owners insurance. My list includes: home owners insurance – due yearly.

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The High Cost of Speeding

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If you are wanting to get auto insurance, your rates go up if you have one or more tickets on your record. The average rise in the cost of insurance due to ONE ticket is $900 over 3 years. In addition to the actual cost of the ticket, the time and extra charges for auto insurance, a ticket can also impact life insurance costs, and your credit score (if you don’t resolve your tickets). Increased auto insurance costs.

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Small Money Mistakes That Have Big Consequences

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A budget provides you with a financial roadmap to get to where you want to be in life. Not Being Properly Insured You are the wage-earner, the care-giver, the home-maker, whichever of these titles you hold. Look into effective health, disability and life insurance plans. Don’t forget to enter to win an iPad 3 here at PET. You’ve heard “it’s the little things that count”, right?

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