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Investing on a Shoestring Budget

Investing remains one of the best ways to grow money. But when you’re living paycheck to paycheck, how do you start? The truth is, you don’t need a lot of money to start. Investing on a shoestring budget is entirely possible. Still, it’s important to eliminate as much debt as possible before you start. For example, if you’re paying out 10% in interest to a credit card company and only bringing in 6% on an investment, your wealth will shrink. Once you’ve eliminated those obligations, here are a few easy ways to start an investment journey.

3 Best Budgeting Apps for Couples

Managing money on your own is challenging enough, but add another person to the mix, and it can get downright confusing. Still, if you have a partner and combine finances, there’s no better way to stay on the same financial track than to budget together. Planning where incomes go is the first step, but staying within those parameters will take cooperation from both people. Enter apps. Using applications you both can access is a great way to see where you stand financially at the push of a button. Here are three of the best to consider.