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Way back at the beginning of the month, in celebration of Financial Literacy Month, I took the pledge. In fact, I took a few pledges. My pledges involved making a change (a big one, in my case), fixing a problem and acquiring knowledge. Here’s what I pledged to do: Look into reducing my monthly banking fees; Save money by eating from home more often; Speak with a financial advisor and/or small business accountant to prepare for the upcoming tax year. Are you curious to see if I followed through? Here’s what I did.
Up until a year ago I was just as financially illiterate as the next guy. My monthly bills were too high; I had bad credit card debt and virtually no savings. A year later, my savings have grown substantially, I have freed myself of nasty credit card debt and I have cut back on unnecessary monthly bills. And guess what? You can do it too. This week is Financial Literacy Week. Help yourself get financially ahead and take the pledge. I dare you!
It’s Friday. You’ve worked hard all week and you’ve just been paid, so you’re ready to hit the town. Over the weekend, you go out for a meal with friends, see a movie, buy yourself a couple treats and go to a hockey game. Life’s too short to not have fun on the weekends, right? But come Wednesday, you wonder if the gas in your tank will make it ‘til Friday. Where did all your money go?
There are only 68 days left until Christmas!! There, I said it. Scary, isn’t it? Although I absolutely love Christmas, like many of you, I don’t want to think about it in October. But this year, I’m going to try something different. I’m going to shop smarter and apply all of my neat little savings tips to the holiday season as well. This year, I’m starting with a plan – and I’m starting early.