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Use It or Lose It! Surviving in a Difficult Economy

Dr. Linda Hancock 10. The Tenth Year Finance Finance:Category Finance_Budgeting

It doesn't matter whether you are listening to local, provincial, national or international news - the message is the same. Falling oil prices have threatened the economies of several countries in the world and we are going to be affected by this on a personal level. But there are so many things that we can do to enhance our lives and save money whether it is good times or bad. Following are three areas to consider: Food - We live in a land of plenty but don't always make good choices when it comes to eating. It is far easier...

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Getting Control Over Your Money - Spend Less

Dr. Linda Hancock 03. The Third Year Finance Finance:Category Finance_Budgeting

We are living in a society where it is very easy to have financial problems. In fact, it is tempting to be consumers on a twenty-four hour basis. Stores are open seven days a week for extended hours. Television and internet marketing allow us to make purchases without even leaving home. Debit and credit cards trick us into spending money without actually touching it - often money that we don't have. The cardinal rule for good financial health is to spend less than you earn. Those who do well over time are not always the ones who earn the most...

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