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How to Make Your Budget Work When You’re Broke


Being broke sucks. I know, I’ve been there.

Budgeting when your broke might seem impossible, but the truth is, you need it more than ever if you’re short on cash. You literally cannot afford to go without a budget.

If you hate the word budget, turn it around and rename it to a spending plan. You’re going to spend your money (that’s what it’s for), so let’s make a plan to spend it with well thought out intention.

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9 Surefire Ways to Finally Reach Your Financial Goals


Think back to this time last year.

How have things gone? Are you still in the same tight spot you were a year ago? How about 5-years ago?

I hope you’ve seen progress in your life. If you’re moving forward, let’s keep that momentum going forward. If your stagnant, right now is the best time to get your engines cranking.

New Year’s is a great time to reflect and start setting goals we’d like to accomplish. But it doesn’t have to be New Year’s Day (or even a Monday) to start setting and working on your goals.

It’s time to stop procrastinating and start working on your goals today.

Here are nine things you can do to kick start your financial goals.

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Secrets to Paying Off Debt as Quickly as Possible


Imagine your world if you didn’t have any debt.

What would that feel like? How much of a raise would you give yourself by being able to keep more of your money?

Imagine the freedom that comes from knowing you are in total control of your money. You don’t owe anyone anything and you own everything you have free and clear.

There is a great sense of peace that comes with being debt free. Like a tremendous burden being lifted and not having to worry about money so much.

There are some steps you can take to work toward this goal.

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Uber vs. Lyft – Should I Become a Driver? (Make Extra Money Fast!)


Unless you live under a rock, you’ve at least heard of Uber, and maybe also their closest competitor Lyft.

If you’re unfamiliar with Uber or Lyft, these are basically taxi services to give rides in your local area. All the drivers are independent and work their own hours. Simply login to the app provided by Uber or Lyft and start picking up people and giving them a ride.

To give you an overview of what it’s like to be a driver, I had my husband (and behind the scenes partner here at Savvy Savers Academy) Nate answer some questions, as he has driven for both companies.

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