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How to Make a Vacation Budget You Can Keep

By Wasatch Peaks on June 29, 2021

With mask mandates and occupancy limits easing and/or lifting, millions of Americans are looking forward to a summer getaway with more excitement than usual. Entertainment venues are opening, attractions are up and running again and for some, it’s been two years since they’ve enjoyed a real summer vacation.

Topics: Vacation Budgeting Financial Planning
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Post-Pandemic Money Moves

By Wasatch Peaks on June 26, 2021

Re-acclimating to normal life as pandemic restrictions are lifted and businesses reopen across the country will mean more than just getting used to wearing real pants again and working without your cat on your lap. You’ll also need to consider your finances. How has your overall money management changed during the pandemic? Have you dipped into your savings? Have you been letting your retirement accounts slide? Or, maybe you’ve been waiting for the chance to hit your favorite retailers again, and you can’t wait to splurge after a 15-month financial fast.

Topics: Budgeting Financial Planning Coronavirus
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Needs vs. Wants: How to Tell the Difference

By Wasatch Peaks on June 18, 2021

One of the most important parts of setting up a monthly budget is separating needs from wants. Before assigning dollar amounts to any categories, it’s important to know which parts of your monthly expenditures are an absolute need, and which items would be nice to include, but are not a necessity. Many people find this particularly challenging, and many even give up on budgeting when they can’t move past this step.

Topics: Budgeting Financial Planning

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