Staying Out Of Vacation Debt

Bella Breakdown Sometimes, you know you just need a vacation, but you often look in your wallet and know that you just can’t afford it right now. You might be really tempted to make a very common vacation mistake: putting your vacation on your credit card. I hate to break it to you, but like everything else, if you don’t have your own money for a vacation, you probably won’t have money to pay off your credit card. So how do we make sure to stay out of vacation debt? 1. Save! Even if it takes a while, create...

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Women Pay How Much For Relationships?

Bella Breakdown According to a recent finding, women are spending thousands of dollars to find the right kind of relationship. A lot of women are not satisfied with what free dating apps are providing for them. Some women are spending anywhere from $1000 to $18,000 annually on matchmaking services, in addition to relationship experts, and therapists to help them find their, literally perfect, match. A lot of these women feel that they are under some sort of clock to get married and have children, and are willing to spend the money to help expedite this process. In a wold...

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Penny Pinching Parents

Bella Breakdown Kids are expensive. Just knowing the stats on how much you’ll spend on one of your children in a lifetime will make you forever want to be on birth control. I won’t scare you with the numbers. What I will tell you are a few ways that you can pinch some pennies when it comes to your children. 1. Free Stuff If you have friends who have children, talk to them to see if they have children’s items you can have. Honestly you might not even have to ask, a lot of parents are happy to give...

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For Richer, Or Poorer

Bella Breakdown Love and finances are two topics that, when combined, can be a little touchy. When you get married, however your finances more often than not, are going to be combined. Purchases like cars and houses, in addition to whether or not you’ll want children are financial subjects that should be discussed together. So, let’s say you’re engaged and about to get married, what can you do to ensure financial success after your vows have been exchanged? 1. You’ve got to talk about it Finances are not going away, or getting easier after marriage. Open the lines of...

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How People Are Traveling On A Budget

Bella Breakdown Many people are making it a point to travel, even when they’re on a tight budget. They harbor tricks of the trade to stretch their dollar as much as possible while they explore what the world has to offer. We can’t help but wonder, “how!?”. There are a number of ways to travel while you’re living on a limited income. The best way is to save, don’t spend. What I mean by this is to allow yourself some time to save up some of your hard earned money to put towards your trip. While at all costs,...

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