Personal Budgeting Tips and Tricks

How to Teach Your Child to Budget from a Young Age

How to Teach Your Child to Budget from a Young Age

By Tara Mastroeni / July 21, 2021
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The ability to create and stick to a budget is a life skill that is essential for every child to learn. However, financial acumen isn’t something that can be discussed once and internalized. Instead, it needs to be a knowledge…

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4 Habits of a Financially Fit Homeowner

4 Habits of a Financially Fit Homeowner

By Tara Mastroeni / July 14, 2021
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Buying a home is one of the biggest financial milestones of a person’s life. However, getting the keys comes with a lot of expense and added responsibility. In light of that, we’ve brought you four habits of a financially fit…

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How to Create a Monthly Budget that Works for Your Household

How to Create a Monthly Budget that Works for Your Household

By Tara Mastroeni / June 28, 2021
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When you’re working on getting your finances in order, creating a monthly budget is one of the most fundamental steps you can take. However, if you’re newer to money management, this process can feel intimidating. In light of that, we’ve…

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Paying Off Debt? 4 Tips to Help You Make More Progress

Paying Off Debt? 5 Tips to Help You Make More Progress

By Tara Mastroeni / March 22, 2021
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Paying off debt is never easy, but it can be done. Plus, the feeling of relief when you’ve finally paid down your balances is like no other. With that in mind, if you are serious about getting your finances under…

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10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Wrap a Gift

10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Wrap a Gift

By Aly Yale / November 30, 2020
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Let’s face it: Wrapping paper doesn’t come cheap. And when you throw in the tape, bows, ribbons, tags, and other supplies you need? It gets even more out of hand. Fortunately, store-bought paper isn’t your only option.  In fact, with…

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6 Small Ways to Save Money Right Now

6 Small Ways to Save Money Right Now

By Tara Mastroeni / November 16, 2020
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Things are hard financially for a lot of us right now, but learning new tricks and tips to save money can go a long way towards helping yourself stay afloat. A few ways to start saving money today Read over…

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6 Steps to Start Saving for the Holidays

By Tara Mastroeni / November 2, 2020
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Now that the holidays are right around the corner, it’s just about time to start thinking about doing your holiday shopping. If you’re like most people, you’ll need to save up for this event. With that in mind, below are…

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Tips for Teaching Your Teenager About Managing Money and Personal Finance

Tips for Teaching Your Teenager About Managing Money and Personal Finance

By Aly Yale / September 21, 2020
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Your teen might learn how to solve linear equations in high school math, but personal finance? Probably not.  That’s on your shoulders, and unless you’re a certified financial planner or another kind of financial pro, it probably seems pretty intimidating. …

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8 New Skills You Can Learn to Save Money

8 New Skills You Can Learn to Save Money

By Aly Yale / August 31, 2020
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With all the economic havoc the pandemic has wrought, a lot of people are trying to reduce spending right now. And while cutting the cord, skipping those morning lattes, or couponing can certainly help your efforts, there’s actually an even…

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Save or Splurge? How to Spend Your Money on Home Decor and Furniture

Save or Splurge? How to Spend Your Money on Home Decor and Furniture

By Aly Yale / June 1, 2020
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Everyone has a budget when it comes to home decorating. Whether you’re outfitting an entirely empty house or you’re just giving your old one a little makeover, we all have our financial limits. But that doesn’t have to mean dollar…

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