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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7 Favorite Personal Finance Blogs to Help You Save Money

I’m sharing 7 of my favorite money blogs with you. My journey to financial freedom includes some rocky reorganization, financial forests , credit crevices, and some debt detours. The success is the forward movement. You can’t find the Emerald City by sleeping your life away in a field of pretty poppies. There are so many members of the debt-reduction community who have spectacular stories about how they conquered their own particular demons. I want you to read their blogs and understand that the idea is not to take everything that person says…

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How to Write a Check

Back to Basics : How to Write a Check. I opened my first checking account when I was 16 years old. My parents insisted that I learn how to manage money, to write checks, and balance the register every month. Today, it’s rare to see someone use a checkbook or maintain the old-fashioned paper registers, even though they are still included in a new box of checks. Now we can make transactions over the internet and check our balance on the spot. A 2013 Federal Reserve study reports that in…

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