Managing your finances is one of the most important things you can do. Having the knowledge to properly plan a budget, invest, and save for retirement is wisdom that does not have a price. It can create life-changing opportunities. When you have a financial plan with goals put into action it can relieve stress and provide security.

With a financial life that is in order, home ownership or early retirement is possible. Living debt free and taking personal responsibility today can have a positive influence on the future.  

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How Do Most Americans Pay For Unexpected Expenses?

Savings 39%

Credit Card 19%

Decrease Spending 13%

Borrow Money From Family or Friends 12%

Take a Loan 5%

Resource: Bankrate