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Saving

what to do with unexpected money

Coming into some unexpected money seems like a great problem to have. If you’ve picked up a second job or side gig, received your tax return or a yearly bonus, or inherited a sum of money, it’s important that you treat that money the same as you would any other income and have a plan [...]

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saving for a summer vacation

Planning a getaway this summer? Whether you’re planning a trip around the world, a weekend staycation or something in between, it’s important to start saving and budgeting for your trip ahead of time. Your summer vacation may feel like it’s a long way away, but costs such as airfare, hotel fare, and passport and travel [...]

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buy this not that logo

We’ve all been there. You’re walking through a mall, and suddenly, you see it like a mirage in the desert, shining in the store window: the perfect bag. Then you look up and realize you’re standing in front of a Louis Vuitton store, and that bag is roughly one month’s rent and security deposit for [...]

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teach children to save day

Talking Cents and American Consumer Credit Counseling are celebrating National Teach Children to Save Day and Financial Literacy Month, and it’s a great opportunity to teach your kids about money. But what should you teach them and how? Use this presentation as a resource to jump start money skills with your children at any age. [...]

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National Library Week

Looking for something to do this weekend? Sure, you could go to the movies, or rent a movie, or buy a book. But there’s an untapped resource that many of us don’t think to consult for entertainment options – your local library. National Library Week is coming up, and we’d like to celebrate by letting [...]

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financial literacy month

For Financial Literacy Month we will be sharing a different helpful resource every… single… day! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get all of the free resources right in your newsfeed! All through April, we will be sharing tips and resources to help students and families prepare for college expenses.

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Excited Shopping Woman

You know what feels good? Going out and getting yourself something nice after a rough day.  Maybe a new video game, a new pair of shoes, a nice bottle of wine? It can really make you feel better. You know what’s not so good? Realizing that you have to stay home on the weekend when [...]

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Extreme Cheapskates TLC

Some of the best financial tips we can get are from learning from others around us. TLC has taken that to the next level with the educational and sometimes cringe-inducing “Extreme Cheapskates,” where people save insane amounts of money in equally insane ways. In this clip, a gentleman shows us the way he “treats” his [...]

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Tuesday Tip: Save for a Goal

by Albie D on March 18, 2014

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Saving money is a simple concept, but it can certainly be challenging. Whether you struggle with managing your budget, or your financial situation just doesn’t allow you to save, there are obstacles that can deter anyone from a solid savings plan. One thing that can truly help guide you is a goal. If you are saving [...]

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cabbage

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, there are some amazing sales on cabbage. But don’t think for a second that the only options you have is to have a traditional St. Patrick’s Day cabbage boil. While that’s a tasty option, we have some great recipes and ideas for cabbage, which should be hitting shelves at [...]

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