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Tips and Tricks to help you make better decisions and live your best financial life.

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How CARD Act Affects Young Adults

Credit cards are a great tool—as long as you’re smart about using them. Credit cards act as an interest-free loan if you pay for the purchases in full when the bill comes due. It’s when you pay only the minimum balance—or stop paying altogether—that your problems can start to add up. So how do you stay in control of your credit to stay in good financial shape—both now and in the future? Come to one of our seminars, schedule one for your office, department or company, and use the documents linked below to get started with credit the right way.

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It's that time of year again -HOLIDAY SEASON!

The holiday season brings joy and happiness. It can also bring on stress and cause financial difficulties leading up to and well after this special time of year. Tackle a variety of holiday finance challenges while keeping things under control and the worry at bay. 

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Budgeting Basics: Our Top 5 Tools to Help

What is a budget? 

Investopedia defines a budget as a financial plan for a defined period, normally a year. Personal budgets are extremely useful in managing an individual’s or family’s finances over both short and long term. Having tools to help with that can get you started on the right foot!

 

5 Things I wish I knew before I bought my first house and moved my family during a pandemic

Buying a first home can be exciting, but buying a home with a small child, during a pandemic can add some unique challenges. But it's very likely these 5 steps will be useful no matter when you buy that first home.

Smart Steps for Setting Up a Side Hustle

Thinking a side hustle or second job is something that will help you make ends meet? Maybe you've got a hobby and think you could make some money if you went professional? Get tips and ideas for starting that second job, or finding a new opportunity.

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