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Are you getting a raise or promotion soon? If you are, it could be a good time to make a few subtle changes to your financial situation. Here are a few moves to make with this new found money so that you can be money smart.
 

People often believe that financial distress happens overnight from a single unfortunate situation. For some this is true, but for many, their eventual money problems are evident long before they become disastrous. Learning how to spot the early warning signs of money issues is a critical skill.
 

Categories: Budgeting, Planning, Spending

Now really is the perfect time to start planning your spring break. Why, vacations are often cited as a primary reason that people end up in financial distress. Planning and planning early can really help you avoid this problem because you will have more time to find savings.

Regardless of your age, there are a few money moves to consider every year if you want to improve your finacial situation. Financially successful people don’t put their finances on autopilot and these simple moves can make all the difference.
 

If you want 2019 to better financially than 2018 you really need to have a plan. It doesn’t have to be complicated, sometimes a simple plan works the best. A plan based on foundational aspects of money management can actually be easy to follow and requires only 6 steps.
 

With less than 30 days remaining in 2018 you might be content to push any financial matters into 2019. That would be a big mistake because there are a few key money moves you should consider before the end of the year.
 

Now that everyone is in full holiday mode, most of us are busy making plans and creating to do lists of what all we need to do in the next 30 days.  If you have kids, using the holidays as a teachable financial moment should be on that list.  There are several opportunities to help incorporate financial wisdom in our holiday traditions.
 

Have you thought about what you might do if you received an unexpected windfall money, say from lottery winnings?  Even though it is highly unlikely anyone of us will have lottery winnings, it is likely that many of us will receive unexpected bonuses, inheritances or large tax refunds.
 

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