How To Disaster Proof Your Life


Everyone has good intentions of being prepared for a disaster- but rarely do we actually sit down to prepare for life’s mishaps until they happen.  Disasters come in all forms- a stolen wallet, burglary, home damage, losing a phone or even- losing your keys. Here are some simple tricks to disaster proofing your life- 1. [...]

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Spring Cleaning For Your Finances


Spring cleaning always seems to get more groans and gripes than excitement, unless you fall into the Martha Stewart type category of cleaners that love to tackle dust bunnies and decoupage new containers for potted plants.  For most of us, the only way we get excited is by financial motivations- so if you’d like to [...]

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Welcome to Bync

Welcome to Bync

We’re just over two months into the Bync launch and times have never been more exciting. I’m happy to say that the response has been tremendous and we truly thank you for all the support, truly. Why We Said Goodbye to Budgetable Many of you have been with us since the Budgetable days, either as [...]

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How to Prepare for Natural Disasters and Emergencies


In the wake of the latest string of natural disasters it’s important to be prepared for emergencies and natural disasters. Extreme weather events can take people by surprise causing destruction and devastation that can wreak havoc on our homes and lives. We share some ways you can be prepared. Create Go Kits: A Go Kit [...]

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10 Steps to Get out of Debt

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Reducing debt is the cornerstone of leading a more financially sound lifestyle. With less debt you’ll have more money to save, invest, and to use for things you enjoy. Getting rid of debt is tough, but with these 10 steps you’ll be able to dig your way out of debt. 1. Create an emergency fund. [...]

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The Ultimate Holiday Planning Guide

Christmas Vacation

It may only be mid-October but it’s never too early to plan for the holidays. Stores are already stocking their holiday supplies, and planning ahead can save you money and time. Guide to Holiday Planning: Calendar: A calendar is essential to keep track of when you travel, days when school isn’t in session, and whose [...]

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What You Can Learn from Financial Bloggers About Being Frugal

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We shared our advice on who to meet at FinCon, a blogging conference for financial bloggers, and came home with advice from a variety of bloggers post-FinCon. We asked these personal finance rock stars to share their best frugal advice. Here’s what they had to share: Follow Your Passion Phil’s advice has led to the [...]

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4 Ways Your Credit Score and Budget Are Connected


This is a guest post written by our friend, Bethy Hardeman for Credit Karma Just what does your budget have to do with your credit score? Well, a lot, actually. In most cases, the better your credit score, the more breathing room in your budget. Let’s take a look at four ways your credit score [...]

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7 Tips for Living on One Income (or Less)


Living on less is the key to making your money count. Most financial gurus will tell you to live on a portion of your income, and bank extra income or raises. So even if you aren’t a couple or family you can still live on ‘one income’ by living on less. It sounds simple, but [...]

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25 Fall Family Activities for Less


Fall is nearly here with cooler air, falling leaves, and lots of fun for the whole family. There are many ways you can spend your time this fall, but these are a few that will maximize the fun and cost little to nothing! Here are a list of 25, what things do you like to [...]

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