Financial Cents: Posts About Financial Planning

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6 Ways to Alleviate the Impact of Coronavirus on Your Wallet

We have put together a list of resources and strategies to help make ends meet.

Posted on: March 27, 2020


How to Survive and Budget When You’re Making Minimum Wage

Finding extra money to put aside isn’t easy when you’re working a minimum wage job, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do it.

Posted on: February 27, 2020


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Budget for a Baby (Without Going Into Debt)

From hospital bills to daycare expenses, your financial life is about to change.

Posted on: February 15, 2020


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Lying About Money to Your Spouse? How to Move Forward From Financial Infidelity

Learning your significant other lied about money can feel like a shot to the heart — or maybe you were the one who lied. Learn how to heal the hurt and prevent financial indiscretion from happening again.

Posted on: February 12, 2020


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Cut Down on Vacation Costs 

The best way to pay for a vacation may be to not spend the money in the first place.

Posted on: February 10, 2020


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What Are Life Settlements and How Do They Work?

Here's a look at the pros and cons of cashing out your life insurance before its prime (or yours).

Posted on: January 18, 2020


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Sinking Funds 101

Eliminate financial emergencies by saving with purpose.

Posted on: January 16, 2020


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The 101 on 529 Plans

Could 529 be the magic number to paying for higher education?

Posted on: January 10, 2020


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11 of the Best Budget Apps

Can't afford a personal accountant? Have no fear. These apps have your back and will help keep your budget in line.

Posted on: December 21, 2019


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Christmas Bonus Money: To Save or Not to Save

When coming into extra money you didn’t expect, it’s easy to rationalize treating yourself. But is there a better course of action than that? 

Posted on: December 20, 2019