Managing Your Money

Staycations 101

Ahh, summer. The time of year when the weather is consistently warm and sunny enough for sandals and shorts – for the most part, at least – and the kids…

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Pay off your student loan like a pro

Loan. The other four-letter L-word. With the average student debt creeping past the $25,000 mark in 2015, and 40 percent of that coming from government student loans, you may not…

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Pro planning tips for a fun and stress-free vacation

As the weather warms up, so do our thoughts about jetting off to far-away places and tropical destinations. Though vacation is about fun and relaxation, you still need to pay…

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How to turn your hobby into a small business

Do you have a hobby outside of your regular 9-to-5 that you’re passionate about? Have you considered turning that hobby into a small business? Before you quit your day job…

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Six pieces of financial advice to your younger self

Ever wish you had a time machine and could go back to your younger days and do things differently? Whether its fashion choices or relationship mistakes – it’s difficult to…

Financial Advice To Your Younger Self
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4 tips to spring clean your workspace

Spring has sprung! With blue skies, budding flowers and warm(er) weather on the horizon, spending time indoors is probably the last thing you want to do. However, work emails beckon,…

4 Tips To Spring Clean Your Workspace
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The Latte Factor. Why saving daily can really add up.

Every little bit helps. We hear it over and over again when it comes to saving our money. But how much can that ‘little bit’ actually amount to at the…

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How to know when to rent or buy.

Spring usually means that the housing market heats up with lots of listings flooding the market. But, is buying the right way to go for everyone? Or should you rent?…

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Wondering where to start to save up for a down payment?

Buying a home is possibly the biggest purchase you’ll ever make. Beyond shopping for a great rate and figuring out what your new monthly budget could look like, you need to…

How to save for a down payment

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What to do with your tax refund

A refund is basically free money, right? Once you receive your tax return, your knee-jerk reaction may be to spend it on a new spring wardrobe or hop on a…

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8 common student money mistakes (and how to avoid them)

The start of the school year is an exciting time. It means giddy reunions with your friends, welcome back parties, cracking open… brand new notebooks, lugging textbooks across campus, nuking…

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How to teach your tween about money

That moment when they realize money doesn’t grow on trees Your tween may not know much about money at this point in their lives, and that’s OK. Being young and…

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