Recovering From Financial Mistakes: 5 Money Lessons From Schitt’s Creek

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“My car is worth less than your pants”. – Stevie Budd Schitt’s Creek is full of unbelievable one-liners.  “Ew, David!” pretty much tops the list. But it’s also full of great money lessons and a beautiful story about the Rose family recovering from financial mistakes.  In the award-winning show Schitt’s Creek, the insanely-rich Rose family sees […]

Capitalize Review: Roll Over your 401k for Free

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What if you could snap your fingers and move your old 401k to a new retirement account? I’m talking about Hermione Granger type magic.  I’m sure you know that it’s important to invest in retirement, and that a 401k is a great way to do it (which it is), but you might also be wondering… […]

30-30-30-10 Budget Rule – How it can work for you

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Need a budgeting system that works but not sure which option is the best? We all know budgeting can help us save money and stop going into debt. And I’m sure you want to save more money too.  But maybe one of these roadblocks keeps getting in the way: thinking “I’m not good at math”  […]

What to do with Your Tax Refund: 4 Smart Ideas

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Spring is (almost) in the air, and that means a young person’s thoughts turn to…  filing taxes.  An older person’s thoughts, too.  And if you’re middle-aged?  Same thing. As April 15 approaches (now extended to May 15), you’ll be faced with two possibilities:  you’ll owe something (hopefully not much) you’ll be in line for a […]

How To Maintain A Budget On A Low Income

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Author Bio – Hey, I’m Chris. I have a degree in Business Economics from the University of Liverpool, own a small fast food business and run LifeUpswing.com. I will help you to make money, save money, and think about money in a way that will give you back your freedom. If you are living on […]

Creating a Plan to Reduce Money Stress

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Feeling stressed about money?  What if you could wave a magic wand and get rid of all of your money stress? Well, I don’t have a magic wand for that… BUT. There are a few simple steps you can take to take control of your money and reduce your money stress. And it’s probably a […]

3 Benefits of Combining Finances After Marriage

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Congratulations! You’re getting married soon! (Or at least I’m guessing so since you’re reading this) Or maybe you’re here to do a little research to figure out the best way to handle your finances after you get married someday. Whatever reason brought you here, I’m going to share 3 AMAZING benefits of combining finances after […]