Personal Budgeting Tips and Tricks

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10 of the Best Personal Finance Podcasts

By Aly Yale / July 8, 2019
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Podcasts are the perfect mix of media. It’s like listening to music and reading a book all at the same time — and the best part? You can enjoy them anytime, anywhere. Blare one on your commute into work, plug…

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5 Ways to Save on Your Summer Vacay (And Still Save for that House!)

By Aly Yale / May 13, 2019
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Just because you’re saving up to buy a house doesn’t mean you have to scrimp and penny-pinch at every turn. Even more importantly? It doesn’t mean skipping that much-needed summer vacation either. If you’re looking to buy a house but…

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7 Things About Taxes Every Freelancer Should Know

7 Things About Taxes Every Freelancer Should Know

By Aly Yale / March 13, 2019
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From the non-traditional schedule to the flexibility of location, freelancing certainly has its perks. When it comes time for tax season, though? It’s pretty easy to lose sight of them. Taxes for a freelancer are notoriously confusing. From the write-offs…

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Buying a Home in 2019? Make These 4 New Year’s Resolutions

By Aly Yale / December 27, 2018
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Thinking of buying a home sometime next year? Then forget pledging to eat healthier or get more sleep this NYE. Instead, make these financially-focused New Year’s resolutions and put yourself on the path to affordable homeownership: Improve your credit score…

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What to Buy for the Best Deals on Black Friday

By Tim Coutis / November 21, 2018
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It’s hard to believe it’s that time again: Black Friday. The phrase itself conjures images of crowds in the pre-dawn light ready to storm the local Best Buy — trampling one another to get the best deal on a flat…

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Getting Rid of Cable: Should You Cut the Cord?

By Aly Yale / November 5, 2018
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With the increasingly high costs of cable — not to mention the relatively low costs of streaming tools like Netflix, Hulu, and Sling — more and more people are considering cutting the cord. Even Sling, which is on the higher…

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How to Build Your Credit from the Ground Up

By Tim Coutis / August 23, 2018
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From a young age, many of us are taught not to take on any debt — that it’s best to pay in cash and only spend what you already have. A big issue with the cash-only mindset, though, is that…

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How to Protect Your Credit and Pay Down Your Debt from the Holidays

By Tim Coutis / January 29, 2018
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The beauty of buying on credit during the holidays is that you can purchase whatever you can’t afford at that particular moment. However, after all the gifts are opened, and you get back to real life, that credit card debt still need…

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Savvy Savings: 52-Week Money Saving Challenge

By Mary Mack / January 27, 2018
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By: Alexandra Beaulieu, Talent Development Coordinator I don’t know about you, but around my house, money can be a bit tight following the busy holiday season. This past December was a whirlwind month for us—purchasing just the right gifts for…

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4 Ways to Make a Dent in Your Debt—in a Big Way

By Aly Yale / January 22, 2018
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When you have lots of debt, it’s easy to feel like there’s no way out—no light at the end of the tunnel. Late on payments and overwhelmed with loans and credit card balances, it can seem like things are spiraling…

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