Budgeting – Triggator


Budgeting Guidelines to Plan for the Unexpected

Financial problems are one of the things we can all say we share in the US. Believe it or not, 54% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, including the ones who earn over $100,000 a year. That goes to show how important budgeting is! Fortunately, if the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it's that we need to start pinching our pennies more. Well, that's easier than you may think. Let's talk about some budgeting guidelines.

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Creative Saving Strategies to Save Money

Over 62% of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 have retirement savings. Less than 28% of people feel on track, though. If you’re struggling to build your emergency funds, it’s time to get creative!

Here are 16 creative saving strategies that can help you put a little more into the piggy bank in 2022. With these tips, you can start saving money without stress. Building your rainy day fund can help you feel prepared for anything life throws your way.

You’ll have peace of mind knowing you have a nest egg ready for any unavoidable, unexpected expenses.

Read on to discover how to start saving money today!

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Rock Your Dave Ramsey Baby Steps with Triggator

Love him or hate him, Dave Ramsey has created a pathway to financial freedom that has worked for millions of people. Dave Ramsey’s baby steps were created as a guide to help rid people of the burden of debt while building wealth for the future.

If you’ve started his baby steps, but could still use a little help, Triggator’s online budget app is completely compatible with Dave Ramsey’s process and will help you on your journey to becoming financially independent.

Here’s how Triggator can guide you through the baby steps.

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5 Post Pandemic Money Lessons You Need to Learn

Bringing peace and hope to your financial future …

As the Covid-19 pandemic spread throughout the world, it become more than just a deadly virus. Even if you escaped contracting the virus, no one was able to escape the widespread side effects that came from the global shutdown.

From job loss to depression to empty store shelves and loneliness, the impacts were unavoidable. There are some great financial lessons we can learn from all these hardships that should help to better prepare us for the future.

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6 Tips to Make Budgeting Easier

If you haven’t been dedicated to your budget for a while, it may seem like a daunting and overwhelming task to get back into it.

If you break it down into an actionable plan, you can make budgeting easier.

After you have your budget set up, here are some easy ways to stick to it. (Still need to set up your budget? Check here first.)

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19 Expenses that are Ruining Your Budget

It’s true, some of your expenses are wreaking havoc on your budget.

I’d even go so far as to say that these expenses are what cause so many budgets to break.

Don’t forget to include these items (or as many as pertain to you) in your budget or it will likely fail.

How many times have any of these given you an “oh crap” moment because you forgot it was coming up or surprised you?

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Budgeting 101 – How to Start a New Budget

Budgeting 101 – How to Start a New Budget

So you just got paid and you want to make sure you hang on tight to those hard earned dollars.

It’s time to create a rock solid budget so your money doesn’t just slip through your fingers.

This article will show you how to start a new budget off right to help you manage your finances better.

At the bottom, you’ll find resources for planning out your budget.

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Coping with Stress During Financial Difficulty

Coping with Stress During Financial Difficulty

At the time of this writing we are experiencing a global pandemic that has affected the employment and resources of many people throughout the world.

Whether or not there is a serious pandemic, money is just tight this paycheck, or anywhere in between, life can get incredibly stressful when your financial life is out of whack.

Let’s look at some ways you can ease the burden and relieve some anxiety over money problems.

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