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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

Posted in Budgeting, Emergency Savings, Financial Counseling

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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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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