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When you’re trying to save money, start with a budget and review all expenses.

The Worst Thing to Spend Money on If You’re Trying to Save

Here’s what experts say you should cut if you’re trying to save. As we approach 2023, many people are considering New Year’s resolutions. One of the most popular resolutions is to save money or get on financial track. According to Fidelity’s Financial Resolutions survey, saving more money was the number one resolution respondents gave. About […]

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Find out more about credit card rewards and how they work.

Types of Credit Card Rewards and How They Work

Learn more about your credit card reward options and how they work. You have many options when it comes to credit cards, and many cards offer rewards. There are cards that offer you cash back, travel miles, or points that can be redeemed for items when you make qualified purchases. You should consider how you […]

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Don’t let the pressure of gift-giving get you into high-interest debt.

How to Shop on a Tight Holiday Budget

Have you bought all your holiday gifts? Many Americans have a tight holiday budget this year thanks to high inflation and layoffs across many industries, not to mention the 63% of Americans who live paycheck to paycheck. If you haven’t completed your shopping list, we have some tips for gift-giving with a tight holiday budget. […]

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Inflation: Where Consumers Plan to Cut Spending

Inflation: Where Consumers Plan to Cut Spending If you’re living paycheck to paycheck, inflation has probably made life even more challenging for you. With the Consumer Price Index jumping 8.6% year over year in May, money is even tighter for many families. This is the fastest rate of increase in four decades. If you’re starting […]

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Childcare costs are inflating as availability decreases.

How to Cope with the Rise in Childcare Costs

How to Cope with the Rise in Child Care Costs Parents facing rising inflation are also battling another high cost: child care. About 63% of parents report child care has become more expensive this past year. Over half of parents surveyed (59%) say they are more concerned about child care costs now than they were […]

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Going through your budget to find ways to save money

Best Ways to Lower Bills in 2022 – Part II

The New Year is a great excuse to get back on financial track. After a holiday season full of splurging on holiday events, travel, and gifts – now is a great time to adjust your budget and put more money towards your savings or emergency fund. There are many ways to lower bills and reach […]

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Researching Credit Agencies and how they work.

3 Side Gigs That Can Earn You More Than Full-Time Work

Consider these side gigs if you’re struggling at your full-time job. Working a full-time job can be challenging for many reasons. It can be difficult to get promoted, to get past a salary cap, to have a work-life balance, to raise children, and so on. For some, a full-time job can prevent them from doing […]

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Jar of money as an emergency fund so that you have savings set aside for unexpected expenses.

What Is an Emergency Fund & How to Maintain It?

How to keep an emergency fund for unexpected expenses. Emergencies happen all the time. Are you prepared? Many people weren’t financially prepared for a global pandemic. Luckily, the government stepped in with financial assistance and supportive programs. In the case of a personal financial emergency, there wouldn’t be a stimulus check to help you get […]

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Eviction is a terrible experience.

How to Avoid an Eviction and What to Do if You Can’t

Getting evicted is a terrible experience. Here are some ways to avoid it. Many people were financially impacted by COVID-19, some unable to even afford rent. The CARES Act protected renters against evictions and late fees, but that expired on July 24th 2020. Eviction laws vary from state to state, so make sure to review […]

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Planning a vacation on a map

How to Save and Pay for Travel

Now that it’s becoming safer to travel again, learn how you can save and pay for travel. Many people avoided traveling last year, when coronavirus cases were increasing across the country. This was especially true of air travel. According to the Transportation Security Administration, the U.S. government screened 500 million fewer people at U.S. airport […]

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Traveling on an airplane

Travel Loans: Should I Get a Travel Loan?

Coming out of a year of quarantining and budgeting, many Americans are beginning to book vacations. If you are like many people, you have PTO to spare these days and are itching to put them to good use. Unfortunately, as more people begin to book trips, the cost of travel is increasing as well. Experts […]

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