10 Financial Moves to Make before the End of the Year

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It's almost the end of the year, which means family, friends, stress, fun, and everything else. It's also a great time to take stock of your financial situation. But let's face it: you don't want to spend the holidays thinking about money. So here are 10 moves you can make right now to set yourself up for financial success in the coming year.

How I Track My Spending

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I'm not a fan of traditional budgeting. I don't keep a budget myself and I don't recommend that people try to hold themselves to a strict budget. But I do track my spending. Every single week and every single month like clockwork. And I think that anyone who's serious about taking control of their financial situation should do it too. Here's how.

What Does the Election Mean for Your Money?

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It's been a week since the US elected a new president and I'm guessing that many of you are nervous about what's coming next. So, what does this election mean for your financial plan? What, if anything, should you be doing now that we're transitioning to a new President? Here are some ideas.

Should You Pay off Debt or Invest?

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Almost every new parent I talk to is struggling to balance all of the financial responsibilities on their plate. And while that manifests itself in a number of different ways, one of the most common questions I get is some version of this: should I pay off debt or invest and save for the future? Here's how I would decide.

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