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Thrive Financially Even On a Teacher's Salary

Teaching is a wonderful job, but unfortunately, the salaries in many school districts aren't always so great. Add that to school districts slashing budgets and leaving many classrooms without basic supplies, and teachers can end up in dire financial straits trying to fill the gaps. If that is you – or you don't want that to be you - learn some of the ways teachers can survive and even thrive on a sometimes modest salary.
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Thrive Financially Even On a Teacher's Salary
  • AD McDaniel says:
    The author of How to Survive (and Perhaps Thrive) on a Teacher’s Salary shares his secrets for saving money and supporting his family of four on a teacher's salary.
  • AD McDaniel says:
    Adjusting to your teaching salary can be difficult as a new teacher, especially if you have student loans. One new teacher shows her tips and ideas for how to budget for now and save for the future as a recent teaching graduate and/or a new teacher.
  • AD McDaniel says:
    If you are looking for some expert advice on how to handle your finances as a teacher, here is a roundtable discussion with financial experts and educators on how to make your salary last and even how to enjoy it throughout the school year and the summer.
  • AD McDaniel says:
    Lets get down to the nitty-gritty – the actual nuts and bolts of your finances. Start building your own financial plan with these resources; they explain the most important parts of your budget sheet – income, expenses, debts, assets – so you can track your finances accuracy and armed with this financial education, remain on target to reach your financial goals.
  • AD McDaniel says:
    Every teacher knows one category of expenses that can eat a large hole into your personal budget is buying supplies for your classroom. With budget cuts limiting what schools provide and combined with your earnest desire to give your students the best, you may be tempted to spend more than you should on school supplies. This article will help you to keep your classroom supplies spending in check.
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BloomBoard Asks:What are some of your tips to keep your spending in check?