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Category Archives: Budget

How Much Money Should I Keep In My Checking Account?

Most of us use our checking accounts on a daily basis. Every swipe of a debit card, bill we pay. or personal check we write takes money out of our checking account. But, how much money should we be keeping in these super-convenient accounts? Let’s find out. What’s your magic number? It’s best to have…
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How Should I Spend My Stimulus Check?

Stimulus checks promised in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act are starting to land in checking accounts and mailboxes around the country. Some of you may be wondering: What is the best way to use this money? Cover your basic life expenses Make sure you can afford to cover your basics. Americans…
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8 Creative Ways to Save on Heating Costs this Winter

Q: I just got my first wintertime heating bill and I’m reeling. I’ve sealed all leaky windows and I’ve replaced the weather stripping around my doors, but my bill is still astronomical. Short of hibernating until spring, is there anything I can do to keep my heating costs down this winter? A: Sealing air leaks and weather-stripping…
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How to Create a Budget in 6 Easy Steps

If you’re always wondering how you’re going to pay the next bill, feel guilty when you indulge in overpriced treats and you just can’t find money to put into savings, you might need a budget. A budget will help you gain financial awareness, which will help facilitate more responsible decisions. Here are 6 easy steps…
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