tax allocation

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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teen budgeting

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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DIY for homeowners

5 DIY Projects That Make Your Life Easier

There are many ways to make your life easier as a homeowner, and all of these DIY projects fit the bill. Not only do they allow you to customize your home in the process, but they’re budget-friendly and easy to do in just one afternoon. If you’re ready to make your life as a homeowner simpler with a few organizational tricks, try some of these fun ideas.

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Most Expensive Cities in the US

How to Save in an Expensive City

It’s a common practice for management to raise their employees’ salaries every year to account for the increase in the cost of living (COLA) to help them maintain their lifestyles. These raises are calculated off of a cost of living index, but are typically around 3% of your annual salary. That small increase can make a significant difference for some, while for others, it’s necessary just to get by.

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