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Picture this situation: You've been to the library or bookstore. You've found a great personal finance book that seems to speak to your financial circumstances. You're excited to read it, yet there it sits on your bedside table. You're a little intimidated to pick it up. It seems to be very information-dense, and it's also going to challenge you to change some things you're not sure you want to tweak. The truth is that a book sitting on your bedside table isn't going to challenge you to change anything about your life. The value of a good book comes from reading it, thinking about the ideas within and putting some of them into action in your life. Here are six key steps for getting the most value out of that new personal finance book.
Celebrated on the third Thursday of October since 1948, International Credit Union (ICU) Day® was designed to boost awareness of the member benefits of credit unions and highlight their impact on local communities. There are more than 57,000 credit unions in the world, serving nearly 208 million people in 103 countries, and all are working to improve the lives of members through financial education, volunteer leadership, and access to financial services. That’s something worth celebrating!
Whatever your financial goals, small money leaks will stand in your way. Maybe you are living paycheck to paycheck, or you just got slammed with an emergency car repair you had trouble paying for. Here's how to get a grip on your finances and still live your best life.
Did you know that 47% of Americans cannot cover an emergency expense costing $400 or more? SAC Foundation understands this dire need and has an online, self-help financial education tool called KOFE to help provide basic money management fundamentals. Check out this FREE resource by clicking the link below!
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