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President Trump’s 1.1 Trillion Budget Makes Drastic Cuts to the Federal Government

Copies of President Donald Trump’s first budget are displayed at the Government Printing Office in Washington before dawn in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017.  The  $1.15 trillion presentation proposes a reordering of national spending priorities, pumping significantly more money into the military and homeland security while sharply cutting foreign aid, medical research and the arts. The document also proposes money for the U.S.-Mexico border wall Trump vowed in his campaign to have Mexico finance. The EPA also takes a big hit in the budget proposal. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

President Trump recently proposed a $1.1 trillion budget that makes tremendous cuts to the federal government. The proposed budget that was sent to Congress drew swift criticism for its cuts to federal programs and the federal workforce while allocating additional funds for defense spending. Mick Mulvaney said in a White …

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Set Up An Emergency Fund In 7 Simple Steps

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Most Americans are ill-prepared for emergencies. In fact, a whopping 66 million adult Americans have no money set aside as an emergency fund. Most people think they can’t afford to put money aside for an emergency but I have some tips to get help you get that emergency fund going: …

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6 Ways to Save $1G in One Summer Month

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Could you use an extra $1,000.00? If you are like most Americans, you can use the extra cash. I don’t need to know what you need it for, but I want to leave with you six ways you can save $1,000.00 in a month this summer. Ready? Here they are: …

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3 Reasons You’re Still Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck

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Living paycheck to paycheck is a concept many can relate to. It doesn’t matter if you’re a three job hustler, 9-5 grinder, career professional, or a broke college student. Most people have lived this type of lifestyle but few know how to break free from it. Below are three reasons you’re still living paycheck-to-paycheck, and a couple …

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Understanding a Budget and How to Use It

This young man is experience intense stress over a time of economic downturn or other financial hardship.

Few live with it. Many live without it, which is one of the reasons most of us are in debt or living paycheck-to-paycheck. According to a recent article, about one-third of Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck while earning $75,000 or more annually. That’s right, $75,000 or more a year. Ever thought a greater salary or income …

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