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Budget

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April is Financial Literacy Month! We’ll be posting helpful tips and resources every day to help with personal finance issues like budgeting and managing credit card debt. While promoting financial literacy is a year-round goal of ours, we want to show our support of this initiative by dedicating our daily efforts to providing the most [...]

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Getting out of debt with new salary

Congratulations! Your new job offer has a larger income and with it, more opportunity to pay off debts. However, new expenses may come into play that could challenge your nice, new income. Before you accept the offer, let’s answer three questions to find out if your budget will work for your new job.

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DIY projects for the home to avoid consumer debt

Consumer debt is easy to fall into especially as the spring home improvement season starts. Many homeowners get caught up in the projects, going over budget or never starting with one. If you are facing credit card debt but still want to accomplish some home improvement projects, try out these easy DIY spring cleaning projects to get [...]

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Create a budget challenge

At the start of February, we proposed a “Track Your Spending Challenge” to encourage a first step toward better personal finances. As February comes to a close, it’s time for a new challenge! Hopefully, you have had a lot of practice and a new awareness of where your money goes. Now it’s time to take [...]

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The age of technology has taken us so far from where we’ve come. New gadgets are coming out so quickly nowadays it’s hard to keep up. Even the way we purchase goods, complete household projects and consume information has completely adapted. Getting rid of credit card debt can be difficult when everywhere you turn you’re being [...]

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We all have certain hobbies or interests, some of which can take up a lot of our time and money. It’s important to have something in your life that you enjoy, whether it’s reading books, playing an instrument, customizing your car, or collecting certain items. Although, maybe your biggest interest is dining out at restaurants [...]

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Special occasions and holidays should never break the bank, no matter how much you love a person. Valentine’s Day is no exception. Being thoughtful scores way more points in my book than any material gift or elaborate activity. So if you are still in fact trying to figure out something special to do this Valentine’s Day, here is a [...]

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Track your spending challenge

Did you make a financial resolution for 2015? According to a recent survey by Fidelity, chances are that you have not made one. With only 31% of respondents claiming they are setting a money-related financial resolution for 2015, what is everyone else doing? January is over, but February is a brand new month to start again. Take the February [...]

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Tuesday Tip: Check Your Accounts

by Albie D on January 27, 2015

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Do you ever find yourself with higher-than-expected credit card balances, or lower-than-expected savings each month? If you have questions about your expenses from time to time, then it’s clear that you aren’t tracking your spending. You may not even be operating from a budget. These are two key steps in getting control over your finances and [...]

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It seems nowadays everyone’s eyes are glued to their phone. Technology has become increasingly mobile friendly and will continue to do so at a rapid pace. Applications have made it easy to pay bills, monitor accounts, receive coupons and buy items directly from your phone. So with all of your favorites, why not add a budgeting [...]

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