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Jan. 8, 2013MO |  By: Mullens

Save Money 2013

January has long been known for the start of many new year resolutions, one resolution that many can't afford to break is helping yourself and your family save for the future.

Family Financial Education Specialist with the University of Missouri Extension Dr. Rebecca Travnichek says Getting out of debt, saving for emergencies, saving for retirement, making savings automatic and paying off your mortgage are import steps when planning for the future.

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Travnichek says good recourses to look at for financial tips or for planning are http://www.missourifamily.org/

She also recommends saving a portion of your tax refund for your emergency fund or towards current debt.