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Feb 09, 2022
While the housing market will not always move as fast as it is today, it’s always good to understand the mortgage process (even if it’s just a refresher) so you're ready to take quick action. Being prepared may make all the difference.
 
Feb 04, 2022

Is doing your tax filings yourself an excellent use of your time or should you hire a professional to handle your income taxes? As the annual tax season appears on the financial horizon, it’s crucial that you answer the question for yourself so that you can file your tax returns on time. Let’s examine the pros and cons of each method.

Jan 19, 2022

Are you tempted to take on a side-gig to supplement your monthly income? Side-gigs can be a terrific way to make some extra cash by doing something you enjoy.

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.

Dec 09, 2021

As you approach college graduation, it is important to consider all of the options for repaying student loans to make the best repayment decisions. Read on for information about paying back student loans.

Dec 08, 2021

Regardless of where your travels take you this winter, keeping an emergency kit in your vehicle can make a world of difference if you find yourself stranded on the roadside. To prepare for the snowy season ahead, consider keeping these 10 items in each vehicle you own.

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.

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