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How to avoid being broke all summer

Summer is warm weather, barbecues, spending time outside, and for some reason spending more money. Because it’s finally warm after a long and cold winter and spring, I try to fit in doing more things – which also usually costs

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Posted in Being Frugal, Entertainment, Financial Wellness

Feeling burned out? Rejuvenate without breaking the bank

relax and rejuvenate

A recent survey from CareerBuilder shows that 1/3 of American workers say they haven’t and don’t plan to take a vacation this year.  Sixty-one percent of workers are currently burned out at their job, while almost 1/3 say that work causes “high or

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Posted in Entertainment, Financial Wellness, Health

What’s preventing you from achieving your goals?

Achieving your goals

Do you want to retire at a certain age or take a trip to Australia or stay home with the kids? Most people have some type of goal in mind for the future. It can be difficult to achieve any type

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Posted in Debt, Financial Wellness, Overspending, Retirement, Savings, Underearning

Why it’s a bad idea to compare your finances to others

When meeting with a financial counselor, many people ask about how their finances compare to others’ situations. None of our financial counselors can answer that with a definitive answer. Even when people are in the same income bracket or share

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Posted in Budgeting

How to save money on date night

Looking for cheap date night or day ideas? Then this flashback Friday post is for you. Enjoy! Living paycheck to paycheck with no real relief in sight is a reality for many people in this distressed economy. Mortgage, kids, and

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