FINANCE

Money makes the world go around. Providing invaluable information to help firefighters understand their money and finances, they will quickly see it’s not how much you make, but how much you save. We teach firefighters — notorious bargain hunters who love a good deal — how to keep their hard-earned money in the bank, revealing money managing strategies, tips and suggestions on budgeting as well as retirement planning and understanding debt.

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Terry Savage: Marriage and Money

The spring wedding season is upon us, and around the country brides, grooms and their parents are making arrangements for extravagant celebrations now that the COVID-19 pandemic is (hopefully) behind us.

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Command Your Cash Flow

Every firefighter understands financial stress. You aren’t alone. Be proactive, not reactive. Create a budget, analyze your cash flow, patch the leaks, and set goals. The money stress won’t suddenly disappear: in fact, it may never entirely go away. But, by taking command over your finances, you will begin to notice that you are less anxious, more focused, and better prepared to deal with life’s uncertainties.

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR RETIREMENT WHEN YOU’RE FIVE YEARS OUT

Your firehouse brothers and sisters are your second family – and they always will be. Retirement from a life-long career can be stressful for most people, regardless of the occupation. But for firefighters, that final descent down the ladder can be downright scary. You spent decades planning, training and developing your skills in public safety, …

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DEVELOPING HABITS THAT LEAD TO FINANCIAL GOAL ACCOMPLISHMENT

All my life, I’ve been told to set goals. You probably have too. The thing is, though, setting a goal doesn’t accomplish it. It’s the follow-through that matters.  Completing a marathon is a goal. Training every day is the habit that accomplishes it. If you’re interested in achieving your financial goals, you must first practise …

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