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Five Cost-Friendly Holiday Activities For All Ages
Cost-Friendly Holiday Activities For All Ages

As we near a time of holiday cheer, be sure to allot some time for fun and festive activities to celebrate the Christmas season. In an already expensive time of year, you and your wallet will love these low-cost activities for all ages. 1....

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Five Tips To Start Saving For The Holidays

The holiday season is coming up and everyone is getting excited about the most magical time of the year. As fun as the holidays are, they also come with some high expenses. The key to the holiday season being as least stressful as possible is to plan...

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budgeting, holiday, Savings, Seasonal

Front door and front exterior of a brick home with bay windows and greenery
Boost Your Curb Appeal in ONE Weekend 

If it’s been a minute since you last freshened up your curb appeal – no worries! If you have a wide-open weekend, make your time worth wild and upgrade your exterior to boost curb appeal in ONE weekend. Keep reading to learn about our five...

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curb appeal, home renovation

How To Save On Gas Prices
How To Save On Gas Prices

In the last couple of months, it is no secret that gas prices have skyrocketed. Let’s face it, our pockets feel some pain after we fill up our gas tanks. Here are some top tips to save some money on gas this summer.   1. Find The...

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Prepare Your High School Graduates For The Financial Changes That College And The Workforce Brings
Prepare Your High School Graduates For The Financial Changes That College And The Workforce Brings

If you have a high school graduate, this blog is for you. Graduating high school is a huge step closer to the “real world” and the real-world costs money. It is important to prepare your graduate for the financial changes and obstacles...

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Spring; Energy Saving
Tips To Save Energy This Spring

Spring is here and it is a great opportunity to save some energy and money. Here are a few simple tips to implement to be more energy efficient as the weather warms up this spring. Following these tips is a great way to cut energy costs and save a little...

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April Is National Financial Literacy Month
April Is National Financial Literacy Month

Did you know April is Financial Literacy Month? Here are some tools, tips and resources to help improve financial literacy, as well as promote financial well-being. How To Observe Financial Literacy Month  1. Get Your Knowledge Of Financial...

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How To Make The Most Out Of Your Tax Return
How To Make The Most Out Of Your Tax Return

Tax return season is upon us, take advantage of the lump sum return to do wonders for your savings. Make the most of your money by preparing for the long term. It is easy to want to put it towards a short-term want, but your future self will thank...

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