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jdashiell@asa.org
There was a lot of great discussion about budgeting and overcoming seasonal and emotional spending triggers in the last discussion thread.  Setting up a budget is often the simple part; sticking to your budget, on the other hand, can be challenging.    The best way to make sure you stay within your spending plan is to track how much you spend… (Show more)
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jsparling
Hi everyone.  Thank you for the participation so far.  We hope you are learning from each other and we appreciate the personal stories!   Let's transition a bit away from budgeting and savings (both important topics) and into credit.  Credit is one of those topics "top of mind" no matter where you are in your own personal financial journey.  Many… (Show more)
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jdashiell@asa.org
Over the past year or two, we've talked about the importance of saving to achieve your financial goals and to set aside money for emergencies (because they happen!). We have to work hard and be disciplined about saving money, but there are ways to make your savings work hard for you too: compounding interest.  If you keep your money in an… (Show more)
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jsparling
I hope everyone had a great 4th of July. Thank you to those who responded to our first poll about summer spending.  For those who did not have an opportunity, we encourage you to answer when you have a chance.   Many of you commented about saving money this summer and avoiding/cutting back on spending.  This got me thinking about a great article… (Show more)
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jsparling
Welcome to the Forman Acton Scholars Salt Community Space!   Beginning today, we will continue our financial conversations in this virtual space. Check back often for useful tips, financial insights and advice from your peers as you continue your financial journey.            
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