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Personal Finance for the ‘Average Joe’ College Student

As a college student, you are going to learn a lot about personal finance regardless of your major. You may have a drive to learn about bookkeeping and accounting or you may want to keep your head stuck in your

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Posted in Budgeting, Credit, Emergency Savings, Financial Wellness, Retirement, Savings, Student Loan

5 money saving hacks you can start now

How do you build up your emergency fund without making huge lifestyle changes or drastic cuts in spending? Here are 5 savings hacks to try: Stash dollar bills When you get change back, don’t spend it – save it. You

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Posted in Emergency Savings, Financial Wellness, Savings

The 3 Simplest Tips to Build Up Emergency Savings

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you’ve likely noticed we post a lot about savings. And guess what…here’s another one. 🙂 The reason we do it is because emergency savings is one of the most important aspects to being

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How a Recovering Overspender Painlessly Saves for Emergencies

On day 4 of America Saves Week, we bring you Carla’s personal story of how she went from a life of being unprepared to a life of building up savings. Read on… In my old life as an over-spender, CERTAINLY

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Posted in Debt, Debt Management Plan, Emergency Savings, Savings

Emergency Savings: How to save and when to use it

We’ve been told time and time again we should have 3-6 months of income saved in the event of a financial emergency, but how do we save that money? And furthermore, when is it okay to use emergency savings? Jump

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Posted in Emergency Savings, Job Loss, Savings, Unemployment
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