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Preparing For And Surviving Unemployment

We’re flashing back to Ashley’s post about how to prepare for an unexpected bout of unemployment, as well as surviving it without going into debt. We all want to feel secure should something happen such as a layoff; however, we

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Posted in Budgeting, Emergency Savings, Job Loss, Unemployment

Still Helping Your Adult Children?

Our blog on parents helping grown children continues to be our number one read blog 4 years in a row! There is a reason for this: it is a pervasive and disturbing issue for families. I know I see it

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Posted in Debt, Financial Wellness, Kids, Relationships, Retirement

Overcoming Barriers to Homeownership

Homeownership is a dream for so many Americans, but a lot of people, especially younger adults, face barriers to purchasing a home. Besides increased house prices in some locations, other major barriers include: Not enough money saved for down payment

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Posted in Housing

5 Energy Saving Tips That Really Work

It’s not always easy to find ways to save money, but it’s a necessity for most people in order to build emergency savings, avoid debt, and even increase retirement savings. While there are many ways to save, reducing energy costs

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Posted in Savings

6 Simple Tips to Save While You Shop

Shopping. Some people love it, some people hate it, but the outcome – something new to wear, play with, watch, or eat – is what we all like. While spending a little money here and there is okay, if you

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Posted in Grocery Shopping, Savings, Shopping
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