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Using crisis budgeting during tight financial times

Unexpected events can happen to any of us without warning. The world is an imperfect place: cars break down, people get laid off or injured, pets get hurt…and that’s just the tip of the iceberg sometimes. And out of 280 of

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Posted in Budgeting, Debt, Job Loss

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

Saving money when there’s nothing leftover at the end of the month

We’re flashing back to Ashley’s post about how to save money when there’s seemingly nothing left at the end of the month. There are many economic reasons for our lack of personal savings, but that doesn’t take away from the

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Posted in How to Guides

Flashback Friday: 5 Tips to Achieve and Maintain Financial Stability

April is Financial Literacy Month so we’re flashing back to Ashley’s post about 5 basic tips to achieve financial stability.  According to the Federal Reserve, the average household carries about $7,149 of debt. However, that takes into account those who

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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
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