Tips for an awesome wedding on a budget

Christy Bieber •
The Motley Fool
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If you’re getting ready to tie the knot, you’re probably also getting ready to drain much of your savings — or worse, charge up your credit card. The average wedding budget for 2016 was $35,329, which is a ton of cash that could instead go toward key financial goals, like saving for a house down


How to control emotional spending

Kayla Sloan •
Everything Finance

Life has a way of dealing some hard hands every now and then. The world has a tendency to leave you feeling stressed, hopeless, or unhappy at some point, no matter if that’s due to your family, job, health, or finances. When these moments arise, people tend to handle them in their own way. For


How to just say no to binge spending

CFP®, Blue Ocean Global Wealth, Marguerita M. Cheng, and CEO •
men suits in a store in Madrid

A client recently confided in me, expressing concern over her mother’s string of bad luck. Her mom was distraught over learning that her two-day hospital day was denied by her insurance. In addition, she had a bug problem and her landlord forced her to pay half of the cost for an exterminator. While she knew