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Budgeting Is Just For Nerds

What???!!! Did I read that right?! Is this some fake news site?! No, friends, we were not hacked and you read that correctly. The headline comes from a quote a colleague gave me a while back from a personal finance

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Posted in Budgeting, Savings

How to get a head start on saving for college

By Madeline Daniels, America Saves The average amount families paid for college in 2017 was $23,757, according to Sallie Mae’s recent How America Pays for College report. Their research shows that students and parents share nearly equal responsibility for covering

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Posted in Kids, Savings

Don’t Buy Stuff You Can’t Afford So You Can Save Money

Here’s a Flashback Friday post from April Sanderson that’s about a serious topic, but has some comic relief. Happy reading! If you don’t know where part of the title is from, check out this skit from SNL: Don’t buy stuff

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Posted in Financial Wellness, Savings

Why Saving for Emergencies AND Periodic Savings is Important

Happy Friday! Today we’re flashing back to this post comparing emergency savings to periodic savings and why it’s important to know the difference save for both. Enjoy! Everyone knows that having money set aside in savings is important, but either

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Posted in Emergency Savings, Savings

Helpful Tips for New College Graduates

Back to school time is the perfect time for this flashback Friday post from Mary Ellen about tips for new college graduates… Congratulations college grads! Do you remember the scene from “The Graduate” with Dustin Hoffman where he is barraged

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Posted in Savings, Student Loan
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