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Monthly Archives: August 2015

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5 Smart Money Moves to Make in Your 30s

Life in your 30s is different for everyone. You may already be married and starting a family, or still enjoying the single life. You might have a house and a mortgage payment, or still want the the f...


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5 Super-Fun and Frugal Staycation Ideas

With Labor Day and the unofficial end of summer just a few days away, you may be thinking all your summer fun is over. Not so fast! Turn your Labor Day weekend into a fun and frugal staycation to make...


5 Smart Money Moves to Make in Your 20s

Your 20s are a time to gain experience, explore and even make some mistakes that will teach you invaluable lessons. But financial mistakes don’t have to be among them. While this can be a decade wh...


Healthy Financial Habits for Couples

It's no secret that financial issues and challenges can wear away at even the happiest of couples. Even if couples agree to keep their finances entirely separate, sooner or later they will overlap. Bu...


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Cash in on Kids’ Stuff

If you have kids, you're either about to start or have already been back-to-school shopping for this school year. That means your home is filled with an influx of new clothes, shoes, sporting equipmen...


Easy Ways to Save on College Costs

As students prepare to descend on college campuses across the country, it's the perfect time to discuss saving on college costs. While the cost of tuition is a non-negotiable, there are many more ways...


How to Evaluate a Job Offer

You spent countless hours searching, you aced the interviews, you waited patiently and it finally comes – you've just been offered a new job. Congratulations! Few things can match the prospect of a ...


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Budgeting for a Teen Driver

While it's true that the number of teen drivers has decreased since the Great Recession, there are still plenty of 16-year-olds eager to become newly minted drivers. If you have a teen in your home wh...