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Sinking Funds 101

Eliminate financial emergencies by saving with purpose.

Posted on: January 16, 2020


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Looking for a job? Try These Free Resources When Money is Tight

Job hunting is the woooooorst.

Posted on: January 15, 2020


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Are Daycare Expenses Draining Your Wallet?

Kids are more precious than diamonds, and can also be just as expensive. 

Posted on: January 11, 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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7 Apps That Help You Build a Savings Account

Start saving now without ever visiting the bank.

Posted on: January 04, 2020


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The Debate: Save Money or Pay Down Debt 

Savers might not like to pay down debt, but running away from your bills could cost you in the long run.

Posted on: January 03, 2020


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Is Layaway a Good Idea?

Layaway may seem like the loan of the past, but it is in fact, making a comeback. But is it a good one?

Posted on: December 27, 2019


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Are You Really Saving Money on After-Christmas Sales?

Black Friday and the after-Christmas sales are all the hype for folks who want a good deal. But are you actually getting one?

Posted on: December 26, 2019


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Can You Get a Title Loan Without a Car Title?

What’s in a name? Do you really need a literal car title in order to get a title loan?

Posted on: December 24, 2019


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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