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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: How much money should I keep in a savings account for emergencies?

Question: Hi Trevor! How much money should I keep in a savings account for emergencies? Answer:  Many financial professionals suggest that you put away three to six months’ worth of living expenses for emergencies. We actually call these funds “Cash Reserves,” … Continue reading

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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: The Story of the Magic Penny

Dear Borrow Smart Family, If you had the choice between taking $3,000,000 in cold hard cash right now or a single penny that doubles in value every single day for 31 days, which would you choose? If you’ve heard this … Continue reading

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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: Spend Less, So You Can Save More

Dear Borrow Smart Family, Is it me, or does the word “budgeting” sound like something Jabba the Hut burped out? I know, I know; budgeting can seem tedious, and it can take some time to figure out. However, there are … Continue reading

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Borrow Smart, Repay Smart: Paying for College (Part 3 of 3)

Dear Borrow Smart Family, Happy Monday! Today I wrap up Part 3 of a three-part series, that I created for you to help your children afford a college education. Saving for college is not for the faint of heart, ladies … Continue reading

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