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5 Ways to Budget for Your Wedding

Wedding ceremony on a budget

June is one of the most popular months to tie the knot. With wedding season in full bloom this month, it’s a good time to remember you don’t need to skimp on the wedding of your dreams or go deeply into debt to pay for it. By planning ahead, choosing wisely and prioritizing what’s truly important, you can say “I do” without stressing over wedding costs. Here are simple ways to budget for your wedding.

How to Fund an Emergency

An image of a woman dealing with the aftermath of a home flood

Have you ever been hit with a financial emergency and didn’t know how to pay for it? Ideally, you’ll want to have an emergency fund in place for this very reason. If you don’t, or the money you have set aside isn’t enough, you have several options to consider. Be sure to review the pros and cons of each option below before determining which option will work best for you.

Add a Little Extra Green to Your Income

Adding a little extra green to your income is a great way to increase your savings.

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up this weekend so you may be looking through your closet for something green to wear. Wouldn’t it be nice to add a little extra green to your income too?

We already have so many financial obligations like mortgage or rent, utility bills, food, gas, insurance and the list goes on. So when it comes to setting aside money for savings, you may feel like you’re coming up short. Sometimes being able to save more money comes down to needing more income. Here are a few ways to add little extra green to your income.

It’s Time to Face Your Worst Financial Fears

Learning about your financial power will secure your retirement and financial security.

Do financial worries keep you up at night? Are you struggling to set aside retirement savings or stressed about having a low credit score? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. In fact, your financial phobia even has a name, chrometophobia, meaning you have a fear of money. It’s more common than you might think. The good news is by becoming more educated and being proactive, your worst financial fears may never come to pass.