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6 questions to ask yourself about saving money

Journalists often interview sources or experts by using the six traditional questions – who? what? when? where? how? and why? – as probes to more information. The questions can open up more discussion, uncover new information, or clarify vague or confusing statements. Ask yourself these questions to find a path to wealth: Who? When outlining your wealth path, you must consider who is involved. Do you have a partner you want to share with or support? Or do you have dependents, or elderly parents who might play a part in…

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DIY ways to help hurricane victims

We can still help others while staying on budget. Although I have a “give” envelope in my budget, there are other ways we can help. Many people are being displaced and evacuated during the recent hurricanes, and others have been homeless for some time. Here are some ways you can help:     Plastic bag bedrolls The sidewalk or shelter floors can wear on anyone’s bones and make for poor sleeping. These DIY crocheted bedrolls are made from plastic grocery bags! They can be washed easily and tied into a…

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Money Management The "Eleven" : The Fixer Upper 

Why remodeling has to wait until I’m off the ledge

I have an amazing life. So many exciting adventures have crossed my path (and if you don’t believe me, take some time to read my oldest blog, TrusttheUniverse.com), and I am grateful for all of them. All of them! The business of blogging has forced me to share things I normally keep to myself. But I also know, through my work as an optimism guide and motivational coach, that our stories help others learn as well.     At the big house If you are a regular Cash Crone reader,…

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Solar Shutout! The solar eclipse on August 21st.

On August 21st, the day goes dark – in a good way! It’s a once-in-our lifetime chance to see a total solar eclipse. There goes the sun Solar eclipses happen about every 18 months, but this is the first total eclipse to be visible in the United States in 40 years. The blocking of light (called the path of totality) will be visible across the entire continent. Because the moon is full of hills and valleys like Earth, you would also see what scientist’s call “Baily’s beads,” a trickling of…

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Credit Cards Money Management 

4 Ways to use your credit cards and save money

Credit cards can be a problem. But Cash Cronies understand that those plastic cards are a bit like magic wands. They can help you manifest a bigger savings account. But they must be brandished carefully, and with the right intentions, or  they can turn into roaring, money-grabbing monsters. Warning: I am not a financial advisor. I am a consumer, just like you, who is working to save money, increase wealth, and spend wisely. Your mileage may vary! Here are a few tips to help you conjure some savings: Pay attention…

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