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Dec 22, 2021

Money is one of the highest-ranking stressors for American adults. If you find yourself low on cash, what should you do when you can’t pay your bills? As stressful as it is to be unable to keep up with your bills, the most critical step is to face the problem rather than ignore it. No money worries have ever disappeared by pretending they didn’t exist. The troubles will compound over the following days, weeks, and months if you don’t tackle them right away. So what is the best strategy? Let’s walk through it together.

Nov 29, 2021

Holiday gifting can be a stressful experience. A feeling of obligation to purchase gifts for family, friends, and coworkers can easily lead to a larger than expected hit to your account balances. Whether you’re looking for more meaningful gift ideas or options that may be more budget-friendly, read ahead so you can finish out the holiday shopping season with confidence.

Nov 15, 2021

Are you overwhelmed by the gift buying bonanza that happens every holiday season? If so, you’re not alone. Holiday spending can also wreak havoc on your budget. Economists estimate that the average American spends a whopping $1,000 on Christmas each year! If you’re feeling caught in the current of overwhelming holiday spending, don’t worry. We have some tips to spend less money and enjoy the holiday season a bit more.

Nov 08, 2021

While considering the thought of adoption, money may not be in the forefront of your mind until the mere thought turns into a plan. Once the decision has been made to adopt, budgeting for the new baby or child must be considered. So, how much does it cost to adopt? There are actually many ways to adopt a child, and as a result, the costs vary depending on which path you choose.

Aug 12, 2021

Everybody could use some extra cash in their wallet. Fortunately, preserving more of your hard-earned cash isn't as challenging as you may think! Read on for six creative ways to save money and achieve your financial goals.

Aug 11, 2021

In our growing global economy, credit has become king. Credit reports, credit scores, credit cards, and lines of credit all play a significant role in personal, corporate, and international finance. If you’re ready to teach your children the ins and outs of finance and credit, read this post to get you started

Aug 05, 2021

Going to college is an exciting rite of passage, but it can also feel a little overwhelming. Decorate your dorm room in your style with the following decor ideas that are affordable and create a cozy, welcoming space.

Jul 16, 2021

There are a handful of significant life events that require an extra look at your finances; finishing school, getting married, having a baby, and retirement to name a few. One additional milestone may sneak up on you: becoming an empty nester. Read this blog post to learn what to expect and how to financially plan for it.

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