Making your Dream of Financial Freedom a Reality

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Now that the economy is slowly coming back to life, it’s time to clean out our financial closet.  If you were one of the lucky ones like me that lost jobs, home and good credit rating; I feel your pain. I spent my share wallowing in self-pity.   Now, it’s time to grab ourselves by the boot straps and rebuild.  I am going to do a series of steps over the next few posts to give you tips on how to achieve financial greatness.

Step One

A savings plan;  According to Dave Ramsey, the first baby steps to financial security is to have a savings account with at least $1000.00 for emergencies only.  This is not a savings to blow at the casino or for shopping at the outlet malls; it is for fixing your car that broke down or the deductible to pay for your sons’ hospital bill after…

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