We’ve been helping people be more financially responsible for nearly 50 years. We’ve boiled some of our most common advice down to 10 rules of financial management: Rule 1: Plan…
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If you’re paid bi-weekly on Fridays, then this month might be a 3-paycheck month for you. It happens roughly twice per year for those workers who are paid every other week, and for many of us, it’s like winning a small lottery jackpot.
But rather than squander that occasional 3rd paycheck in a month, use those funds to help bring your personal finances into balance. Here are 5 suggestions for getting the most out of that extra paycheck:
1. Plan meals and snacks around the four food groups
2. Plan meals for the week
3. Shop once a week for main items
During hard economic times, unforeseen circumstances may prevent us from meeting every financial obligation on time. While we all strive to pay all of our bills promptly, sometimes we are forced to choose which payment to make with limited funds on hand.