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Managing credit through different phases of life

Happy Friday! We’re flashing back to this post about credit and how to manage credit through different stages of your life. People have different views of credit depending on what’s going on in their lives. How good (or bad) our

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Posted in Credit

Utilities: What would we do without them?

Can you imagine life without electricity and heat? During a Minnesota winter we’d be going to bed at 4 pm in December and have to sleep under a pile of smelly bear skins. We take our access to utilities like

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Posted in Being Frugal, Budgeting

How to use your tax refund to improve your finances

If you’re lucky enough to get a tax refund, it’s best to plan out how you’re going to use it. We’re flashing back to this post about 7 smart ways to use your refund. Tax time can be a nice

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Posted in Savings, Taxes

Tips for getting a roommate to increase income

I’m married and besides my spouse, I’ve had 2 separate roommates over the years. One stayed in an extra room for about a year and the other for about 3 years. If you’re thinking about getting a roommate to increase

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Posted in Financial Wellness, Relationships, Savings

Making Late Payments: More than just a late fee

Have you ever missed a bill payment or made late payments? Most people have at some point, whether it was accidental or on purpose because it wasn’t affordable by the due date. While there’s a bigger issue if you’re constantly

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Posted in Budgeting, Credit, Credit Report
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