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Category Archives: Budget

What do I Need to Know About Debt Consolidation?

Q: Help! I’m drowning in debt! I’ve heard about debt consolidation, but what do I need to know before moving ahead? A: Debt consolidation is the process of moving multiple high-interest debts into a new loan or line of credit. Here’s what you need to know about debt consolidation. What are the benefits of debt consolidation?  Saving…
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5 Tips For Preparing a Post-College Budget

Leaving college often means the start of a new job, student loan debt to pay off, new living arrangements to pay for and other new expenses to cover. All of this means your finances will likely need an overhaul. It’s time to create your post-college budget. If you’ve been working with a budget throughout college,…
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Tracking Holiday Spending

The holidays will look different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is why most people will try harder to make the season brighter. But, you don’t have to dip into the kids’ college savings to create a special time! The most important thing to remember is plan ahead with a set spending amount…
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When Does it Make Sense to Pay a Bill with a Credit Card?

Credit cards and debit cards offer incredible convenience; but, is it a smart idea to pay monthly bills with them? Choosing to pay a bill with a card can have a significant impact on your general financial wellness — for better or for worse. It’s important to consider the many variables of this decision before…
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