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Valentine's Day

This Thursday brings one of those holidays people either love or hate: Valentine’s Day. For those of us who enthusiastically celebrate the holiday, it’s easy to get caught up in the red roses, boxes of chocolates, and romantic dinners and

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Posted in Being Frugal, Budgeting, Entertainment, Events, Holiday Shopping, How to Guides, Motivational, Overspending, Relationships

Minimize Your Debt This Year

With the financial strain of the holidays, many find this time of year to be a stressful time. If credit card debt is haunting you in this new year, we have some advice to help minimize your debt going forward.

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Posted in Bankruptcy, Budgeting, Debt, Debt Counseling, Debt Management Plan, DOs and DON'Ts, Emergency Savings, Financial Counseling, Overspending

Practical Advice and Support During the Federal Government Shutdown

With no immediate end in sight for the partial government shutdown, more than 800,000 federal workers nationwide are without their first  paycheck as of last  Friday. This is  the first payroll distribution affected by the shutdown. The Federal Reserve Board

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Posted in Budgeting, Emergency Savings, Unemployment

New Year’s Goals: A Journey of Accountability pt. 1

Do you set New Year’s Resolutions? I have done away with the practice myself. Instead I set New Year’s Goals. Semantics, you say? Perhaps, but I believe the distinction goes beyond semantics. Resolutions VS Goals A resolution is a strong

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Posted in Being Frugal, Budgeting, Entertainment, Financial Planning, How to Guides, Motivational, Overspending, Relationships, Retirement, Savings, Uncategorized

Financially Fit: Tips for Getting in Shape on a Budget

Every January large numbers of people resolve to change their physical well-being. Getting in shape often feels like it comes attached with some hefty price tags. Gym memberships, workout attire, diet foods, or equipment can lighten your wallet. It is

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Posted in Being Frugal, Budgeting, Grocery Shopping, Health, How to Guides
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