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Zero-Effort Methods to Save

Is your savings account smaller than you want it to be? You’re not alone. A recent study by Bankrate found that only 39 percent of U.S. adults have enough money in savings to cover a $1,000 emergency.1 Whether you’re living paycheck-to-paycheck and struggling to find funds to tuck away, you […]

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How You Save Money By Adopting from a Shelter

If you’ve ever played fetch with a dog or snuggled with a cat, you know the joy a pet can bring into an owner’s life. Taking care of a four-legged friend is not just fun, it’s good for you as well! Studies have shown that the presence of a pet […]

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11 Signs You’re in a Rut (and How to Get Unstuck)

Not everyone who’s in a rut realizes they’re in one. They just sense something isn’t right. And many people who know they’re in a rut don’t know how to climb out of it. Regardless of which situation someone finds themselves in, it’s important they make changes to ensure their long-term […]

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Where Do Your Tax Dollars Go

The closer we inch toward April, the more you hear about taxes. Preparing your taxes is not exactly an exciting endeavor — it is a tedious task all Americans must share. Taxation without representation was one of the central causes for the Revolutionary War, a series of battles waged to […]

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Practical Budgeting Tips for Young Adults

As your children grow, the decisions they make regarding money become more important, and teaching the young adults in your life about budgeting is no walk in the park. Don’t believe us? Just try to explain the importance of a checking and saving account without seeing eyes start to roll! […]

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