Reduce discretionary spending to pay down debt and increase savings.

Finding Pain-free “Extra” Money in our Budgets

Top 3 Suggestions for Finding Pain-free "Extra" Money in our Budgets to Accelerate Debt Elimination or Savings PowerCashTM is a powerful and effective principle for accelerating our debt repayment...

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Have Fun at the County Fair While Saving Money!

Five Money Lessons to Learn BEFORE the County Fair Takes You for a Wild Ride I grew up in a relatively small town east of San Francisco. At the beginning of each school year, just as the doleful days following the end of summer were taking hold, kids of all ages would descend...

Overcoming Impulsive Spending Habits

Impulse Spending Can Destroy Your Savings Potential We ALL face challenges when it comes to our spending behaviors. In this country, there is a seemingly endless list of “things” to buy or do that sound fun, interesting, or enjoyable, or that fit the “got-to-have-it-now” mold....

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Saving Money – Tips to Help You Get Ahead!

Start Saving Money with Minimal Effort! Saving money can be tough. For most people it takes hard work, dedication and follow through. I've compiled a handful of easy to accomplish tips that I feel can help you get ahead and...

Save Money with these Back-to-School Shopping Tips!

10 Easy Back-to-School Shopping Tips to Save You Money Many people don’t want to think about back to school yet, especially while in the peak of summer.  However, back to school shopping can creep up on you quickly, so it pays to be prepared.  The best way...