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How to Manage Your Savings Without the Temptation to Spend It

Saving up money as a young professional can be challenging. The more of your life is ahead of you, the more things you need to save up for.

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5 Apps To Save You Cold Hard Cash

We could all use a little extra cash on hand, and what better way to do it than through an app that’s right at our fingertips.

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10 Hearty, Healthy and Affordable Pantry Must-Haves

It’s easy to go broke if you’re giving all your hard-earned cash to impromptu meals out. When you’re tired and hungry, and the cupboards are bare, it’s easy to spend excessive amounts on unhealthy fast-food and quick-service menu items. But if you prepare ahead of time, stocking your pantry with filling, affordable staples, making your […]

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How to Save Money and Still Have a Great Wedding

Getting married is an exciting experience. Unfortunately, if you aren’t careful, it can also be an extremely pricey experience. Luckily, there are several things you can do to have your dream wedding without having to break the bank. Enlist the Help of Friends and Family Your friends and family are there to help you. While […]

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Best Tips and Tricks to Finding Back-to-School Bargains

The National Retail Federation estimated that in 2017 shoppers spent 83.6 billion dollars on back-to-school shopping for primary and secondary schools, and another 54.1 billion on spending for college students.

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Top 7 Benefits to An Encore Career

Estimating your financial needs in retirement is a guessing game. The amount needed depends on many factors, including the lifestyle you desire, your health and your lifespan.

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The 5 Biggest Retirement Mistakes to Avoid

Relying solely on Social Security can lead to major sacrifices in retirement. In 2018, 41.8 million retired workers received an average monthly retirement benefit of $1,404.

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How to Retire Without Savings

Retiring without savings is not ideal. Yet, 42% of baby boomers nearing or in retirement, have no money set aside.

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7 Ways College Students Can Save Money

Heading off to college is often a student’s first taste of independence. With parents no longer dictating a curfew and professors not taking attendance, it is easy to get lost in the new-found freedom.

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5 Creative Ways to Supercharge Your Student Loan Repayment

Heavy student loan debt makes headlines, but has not resulted in significant policy changes over the last few years. In the meantime balances continue to grow and students struggle with the best strategies to repay the ever-growing debt. Total student loan debt sits at 1.48 trillion dollars with the average 2017 graduate carrying $39,400 in […]