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Americans have celebrated Thanksgiving on the last Thursday in November every year since 1863, but how much do we really know about this fall tradition? Sure, you’re likely aware that the holiday’s roots can be traced back to a shared meal between pilgrims and Native Americans. You’ve come to understand that you’d better show up hungry given the autumnal bounty that always awaits. And you probably realize that there’s football to watch all day if you can fight tryptophan’s sleep-inducing powers. But there’s a lot more to the story than that.
Are you among the 65% of Americans being kept up at night by money worries? Managing your money can definitely be overwhelming, especially with so much conflicting advice out there. The good news is, you don't actually have to do much to get your finances under control. You just have to follow a few simple rules to streamline your spending and tackle all of your biggest money issues. Here are five basic financial rules to live by that will change your life and put you on the path toward a more prosperous future.
You're armed with the tools you need to save money this holiday shopping season. You know how to budget, where and when to find the best deals, and what to get everyone on your list. But wait. Before you log on and make your next purchase, there are a few strategies to add to your toolbox. Read on for a guide to keep your information and your money safe this holiday shopping season.
Did you know that 47% of Americans cannot cover an emergency expense costing $400 or more? SAC Foundation understands this dire need and has a wonderful financial education resource to help instill basic money management fundamentals. They really understand the state of the current financial landscape and the power of financial knowledge.
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