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3 Reasons To Pay Attention To Your Credit Card APR

Are you clueless about your credit card interest rate? I read an article on Creditcards.com about a poll showing half of all balance-carrying credit card users are clueless about their APRs. I wish I could say I was surprised by this;

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Posted in Credit, Debt

Still Helping Your Adult Children?

Our blog on parents helping grown children continues to be our number one read blog 4 years in a row! There is a reason for this: it is a pervasive and disturbing issue for families. I know I see it

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Posted in Debt, Financial Wellness, Kids, Relationships, Retirement

Refresh Your Finances During Financial Literacy Month

Refresh your finances

April is Financial Literacy month and while it might not mean much to the average person, it’s important to make time for your finances. Ideally, you take a look at your income, budget, and debts on a regular basis. But

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Posted in Budgeting, Debt, Financial Wellness

Should I Use Home Equity to Pay Off Credit Cards?

There’s no doubt that dealing with debt is stressful. But should you use your home equity to pay it off? Read this Flashback Friday post from Ashley before making the decision. With a fixed income, rising living costs, and unexpected

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Posted in Debt

The Best Ways to Spend This Year’s Tax Refund

Since we’re in the heart of tax season, I thought I’d share a flashback Friday post with tips for smart spending of your tax refund. Whether you’re expecting $500 or $5000, how you spend your tax refund can determine how

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Posted in Debt, Emergency Savings, Savings, Taxes
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