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Why Everyone Needs an Emergency Fund and How to Get Started

Have you heard that you should have a savings equal to at least three to six months of expenses for emergencies? It’s a great goal to aim for because layoffs, injuries, medical expenses and reduced income (i.e. life) happen. If

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Tips for Breaking the Overdraft Cycle

The overdraft cycle is quite vicious and can be difficult to break. When budgeting monthly household expenses, it can be easy to overspend in various categories. Most commonly, it is easiest to overspend in the food/groceries and entertainment categories. This

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America Saves Week: Saving the Extras

Whether you recently got a raise at your job, a large income tax refund, an inheritance or may just be spending a little too much on non-necessities, it is always wise to try to save your extra cash. If you’re

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America Saves Week 2019: Saving for the Unexpected

Well it’s America Saves week and today’s post is going to talk about one of the most crucial actions to take: saving for the unexpected. What is the unexpected? It might sound simple, but just to clarify, you want to

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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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