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Leo Babauta

The 12-Step Get-Out-of-Debt Program

By  Leo Babauta Debt is a major problem for a lot of people these days. The problem is, even if they know they want to get out of it, they have a hard time figuring out how to start. If you fit this description, this 12-Step program spells it out for you.

10 Ideas For Living A Life Without Credit Or Debt

By Leo Babauta My dad and I were talking about his recent financial turnaround, and one of the things he said was that he loves being free of debt.

Simple Finances: How And Why To Build Up A Cushion In The Bank

By Leo Babauta Recently I began to do something in my bank account that would have been unthinkable to me a few years ago: build a (relatively large) cushion in my account, to allow myself to pay all my bills at the beginning of the month.

The Cheapskate Guide: 50 Tips For Frugal Living

By Leo Babauta Confession time: I’m a cheapskate. Some would say frugal, which sounds much more positive, but in reality I can be a real cheapskate.

10 Lessons To Teach Your Kids About Money

By Leo Babauta I’m only now learning habits that I wish I had when I was entering adulthood. I think I’m not alone here, but if I had these habits when I was young, I’d be pretty well off now.

Fiscal Fitness: Eliminate Debt With 10 Successful Diet Principles

By Leo Babauta

21 Strategies for Creating an Emergency Fund, and Why It’s Critical

By Leo Babauta Building up an emergency fund, if you haven’t already, is one of the most important things you can do to help your finances. But you knew that.

Reward Yourself Without Spending A Lot

By Leo Babauta When you’ve accomplished a goal or mini-goal, you should celebrate and reward yourself. However, if you do this often enough, and your rewards cost a lot, you’ll soon go broke.

10 Habits To Develop For Financial Stability And Success

By Leo Babauta

How I Ended My Love Affair With The Credit Card

 By Leo Babauta Confession time: My name is Leo, and I’m a recovering creditcardaholic.

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