Savings

5 Paychecks Weeks In 2022 + What To Do With The Extra Money

If you get paid on Fridays every week, there are five months in 2022 when you will get five paychecks. Five paycheck months in 2022 are April, July, September, and December. The best way to put the extra money to use is to make your monthly budget based on four weekly paychecks rather than five. …

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Costco Gas – Savings, Rewards And Whether You Need To Membership To Use The Pump

In my area, Costco gas is about $0.25/gal cheaper than at other gas stations. Because of that, we sometimes see long lines at the Costco gas station. But how much money are you saving each year by filling up gas at Costco? Let’s do some math. My wife and I drive about 20,000 miles between …

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I Bonds – Safe Investment That Offers Decent Return

Money market funds and saving accounts pay almost zero percent interest these days. But these accounts are ideal places to put your emergency fund because they offer liquidity.  Let’s say that you already have an emergency fund, and you are looking at investing your excess cash. You decide that you don’t want to invest that …

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