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Should I Use Home Equity to Pay Off Credit Cards?

There’s no doubt that dealing with debt is stressful. But should you use your home equity to pay it off? Read this Flashback Friday post from Ashley before making the decision. With a fixed income, rising living costs, and unexpected

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When Being Cheap Can Cost You

It’s a great feeling to get a good deal when you’re shopping. And there’s nothing wrong with taking advantage of coupons or sales; however, buying something cheap is way different than buying a quality product for a cheaper than normal

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The Best Ways to Spend This Year’s Tax Refund

Since we’re in the heart of tax season, I thought I’d share a flashback Friday post with tips for smart spending of your tax refund. Whether you’re expecting $500 or $5000, how you spend your tax refund can determine how

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Posted in Debt, Emergency Savings, Savings, Taxes

Managing Debt as an Active Service Member in the Military

Members of the military face unique situations and challenges that civilians do not. For example, active service members face the possibility of deployment and sometimes continuous relocation. A 2014 National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) survey indicated 77% of service members

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