I told my employer to take back my paycheck.  Yes, you read that correctly. I told my employer to take back the money that I’d been paid. If you like the Facebook page, then you heard me tell this story on my Facebook Live broadcast. If you didn’t get a chance to watch it here’s what you missed. You see, two years ago I would have never been able to utter those words from my mouth, and I want to share with you four important lessons that can be learned from this particular situation. First, let me start off by giving…

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From the Desk of Mr. Broke on Purpose These last few months of the year have different meanings for a lot of people.For outdoors people It marks the transition from summer to fall with the changing in color of leaves and the crisp air. For the sports fans, it’s when all sports are in full action! You have NFL in midseason form, the start of the NBA and NHL seasons and the conclusion of the MLB season. For social people, it serves as a marker that the holiday season is fast approaching. Some will be pulling out old recipes and decorations…

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Emergency’s happen. They are a part of life and are often times unavoidable. How you handle your finances can be the difference between an emergency being categorized as a situation, basically something that just happened or an all-out crisis. A recent survey by Bankrate showed that Americans aren’t saving money. Most Americans (63%) may not have enough money in savings to cover an unexpected $500 car repair or a $1,000 hospital emergency room visit. Emergency Funds are an essential part of any financial plan. They are basically a readily available supply of money that can be used to handle life…

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