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 […]

How to Do a Budget Review for Your Family Budget

I love January.  As a teacher, it’s a great halfway point of the year and means I’m that much closer to summer. Because, you know, summers are awesome. But January is also time to turn the page on the last year. All of my goals, both the ones I met and the ones I fell […]

Save Money with SaverLife and Win Money too

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[Updated 9/11/2020] Saving money can be hard. Sometimes it seems like there just isn’t enough money to save. Like you’re always coming up short. And wow, can that be stressful. Have you felt that too? But there’s a better way. What if saving money was actually fun? What if you could get paid and win […]