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If you’re reading this blog, then you’re probably someone who’s looking to save money, get out of debt, and better manage your finances. Earning some extra money is a big help in all situations, but who has the time to look for and work another job? Well, it may not take up as much time [...]

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Estate Planning 101

by Michelle on October 23, 2014

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Estate planning is not just for the wealthy, the elderly or families with children. It’s a way to legally protect yourself and your loved ones if tragedy or death occurs. Who will make medical decisions for you if you are incapacitated? Who gets the house when you die? What about paying for your children’s education? [...]

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Tuesday Tip: Beware the Lazy Tax

by Albie D on October 21, 2014

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Laziness. In the hectic, busy world that so many of us live in, it can be a sweet respite to just sit and do nothing for a while. Are there things that could be done? Probably. But now and then you just want to relax and procrastinate. There’s nothing wrong with a little mental break, but [...]

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401k

Happy National Save for Retirement Week! Whether you haven’t started saving for retirement or you have a great plan in place, everyone can participate in this week; maybe you finally start that personal budget or you take some time to evaluate your current plan. It’s not the most glamorous time of the year, but certainly one [...]

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student credit

Today is Get Smart About Credit Day! An annual event where bankers visit classrooms to explain basic personal finance principles to kids, Get Smart About Credit Day helps teach people about the credit facts of life. Though the lessons can be broad, there are three areas of focus: paying for college, knowing your score, and [...]

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Money-Dog

Are you an animal lover? Do you own a pet or two… or seven? If you do own a pet, then you are probably well aware of the costs involved in caring for it. Food, toys, cages, leashes, medicine, litter – it can really add up. If you’re thinking about getting a pet, then it’s [...]

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Tuesday Tip: Splitting the Check

by Albie D on September 30, 2014

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Going out with a group of friends can be great. You sit down to a nice dinner, grab a few cocktails, or maybe head to a bar to watch (insert your favorite sports team). I sure hope they beat (insert rival team). Regardless of where you go, it’s fun to get together. But what happens [...]

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dorm room

Dorm rooms can be so boring. Those drab concrete walls and generic curtains are just waiting for you to come in and add your style. In this series, we’re looking at the coolest dorm room styles, all of which you can score for less than $100. Whether you’re quiet and romantic or outspoken and brassy, [...]

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The title of this post is a pretty broad statement, and it can also be difficult to follow that creed at all times. Sometimes we want something more, something a little bigger, better, nicer. Our advice, however, is to think about what you actually need now, and what you will need in the future before [...]

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