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Emergency fund: 5 strategies of setting aside an emergency fund

The first time I learnt about something called an emergency fund was when my brother broke his wrist. It was on a Saturday at around 9 O’clock just in time for the evening news, my dad’s phone rang. So he picked the phone and excused himself. He took long before coming back. It was after […]

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6 most important steps that will see you achieve your financial goals

Something magical happens when you write down your goals. It changes the way you see your situation. This is one of the best quotes I have ever seen even though I don’t know who came up with it yet. I once read that financial goals are financial priorities that are important to us. I am […]

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Here are 5 reasons why you need to draw a financial plan

While most people don’t find it necessary or even important to have a financial plan; it is tragic not to have a one. A financial plan is one of the pillars on which your financial success depends on. In fact for one to achieve financial success one has to have a plan. A financial plan […]

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7 proven ways that will help you get rid of your debts fast

To get rid of debts fast you are going to need five things; Sacrifice Organization Hardwork Accountability Discipline If you are not ready to develop the above qualities if you don’t have them already then you are at the wrong place and you should forget about ever getting out of your debts situation fast because […]

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3 reasons why you should look forward to acquiring an asset

An asset is basically any item with economic value that can be converted into cash. Assets are just resources and they can act as a storage of your wealth, reduce your future expenses or act as a source of income. Assets may range from cars, land, stocks, savings to homes. The three MAIN reasons why […]

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Effective ways of dealing with budget deficits and budget surpluses

We say you have a budget deficit if your income is less than your expenses while we say you have a budget surplus if your income is more than your expenses. Now if you are not sure on whether you have a budget deficit or a budget surplus I’ll advice you to sit down and […]

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10 mistakes that you should NEVER make when paying off debts

Ask around and people will tell you paying off debts is a difficult and complicated process. Reaching an agreement to pay off debts is therefore a great step. Starting to pay is even a greater step. But have you ever stopped and wondered whether you are paying off your debts in the right way? There […]

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5 tips that will help you move from a negative net worth to a positive net worth fast

One of the most important financial figures that you should know and always monitor is your net worth. Because a higher net worth means you are getting closer to achieving financial freedom which is one of the greatest heights one can go in matters finance. Everybody wants to achieve financial freedom. Your net worth is […]

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10 effective ways to avoid impulse spending

We have often found ourselves buying things that we did not plan to buy; chocolates, clothes, shoes and the list goes on and on. Everybody have found themselves in this situation and more than once. That is because nobody is immune to impulse buying. We are human beings and we often see things that please […]

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Proven ways to increase your net worth

Do you hope you to achieve financial freedom sometime in the future? Well if your answer is yes then the first thing to do is to look for ways through which you can increase your net worth Your net worth is just the total of all your assets; cash, house, investment minus all your liabilities […]