Personal Finance

How Can I Save on Holiday Shopping

I’m always worried about money during the holiday season, and with inflation soaring, I’m more stressed than ever. How can I save on holiday shopping this year? If you’re worried about making it through the holiday shopping season in the midst of record inflation, you’re not alone. A recent survey shows…
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Step 11 of 12 Steps to Financial Wellness-Start Investing

With your retirement funds up and running, you’re ready to give your money its best chance at growth through your choice of investment options. The world of investing can be vast and confusing, especially to a first-timer. There are so many decisions to make, and each one carries with it the risk of…
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How Can I Save on Holiday Shopping?

 I’m always worried about money during the holiday season, and with inflation soaring, I’m more stressed than ever. How can I save on holiday shopping this year? If you’re worried about making it through the holiday shopping season in the midst of record inflation, you’re not alone. A recent survey shows…
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What to Buy and What to Skip in November

The biggest shopping month of the year is here! With Black Friday deals running for as long as the entire month of November and Cyber Monday giving the internet a chance at boasting super-low deals, too, ‘tis truly the season to save. Before you start charging up a storm, though, keep in mind that…
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How Can I Help My Elderly Parents Manage their Finances?

 My parents are getting on in years and I believe they can use some assistance in managing their finances for their everyday expenses. I’d also like to make sure everything is in order if I ever find myself needing to make financial moves on their behalf. What do I need to know to help my...Read More
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Step 10 of 12 Steps to Financial Wellness-Plan for Retirement

Now that you’ve learned how to indulge responsibly and are mindful of your credit score, it’s time to start planning for retirement. This is true no matter your stage of life. It’s never too early – or too late – to start planning for your retirement. However, like all long-term savings goals,…
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We’re in a Bear Market. Now What?

On June 13, 2022, the U.S. economy officially entered a bear market. You may be wondering what this is, what it means for the economy and for you as a private consumer and investor. Here, we’ve outlined what you need to know about bear markets, what you can expect to happen with the economy in...Read…
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What to Buy and What to Skip in October

The holidays are inching closer, but that big shopping frenzy hasn’t quite started yet. There are no big shopping holidays this month either, but you can still pick up a scary-good deal in October. Here’s what to buy, and what to skip this month. Buy: Jeans The September sales on jeans will get better…
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What is the Homestead Exemption?

What is the homestead exemption and how do I know if I qualify? The homestead exemption can help you save a significant amount on your taxes and offer other legal provisions. Read on for all your questions on the homestead exemption, answered. What is the homestead exemption? The homestead exemption…
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