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Prepare for Major Purchases

October 5, 2021

Big ticket items can come up at any time of the year. Some we can predict and plan for and others we don’t see coming. For those unexpected expenses, experts recommend having a separate cash account to cover emergencies. Ideally, you should have three to six months of living expenses set aside. If that seems…

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17 Smart Ways to Reduce Spending

April 17, 2019

We would all like to find creative ways to reduce our spending, right? Maybe it means we’ll have a little extra money for that family trip, or we’ll be able to put more away for retirement. Here are 17 smart and effective ways to reduce your spending. Consider a Spending Plan, Cutting Back 1. Make…

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Whoa, Baby! Four Financial Tips to Help You Prepare for Parenthood

April 17, 2019

Becoming a parent for the first time may be the most exciting (and scariest) time in your life, especially for your finances. Between diapers, day care, extra life insurance, and saving for college, there’s really no way around this fact. Kids cost money! Since your little bundle of joy probably won’t come with a bundle…

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