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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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6 Easy Ways for Homeowners to Save Money on Their Energy Bills This Winter

6 Easy Ways for Homeowners to Save Money on Their Energy Bills This Winter

By Tara Mastroeni / December 3, 2020
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Winter is right around the corner. For many homeowners, that often means enduring a season of surprisingly-high energy bills. However, there are steps that you can take to keep your energy bills as low as possible. With that in mind,…

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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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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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Woman holding a fan of money:Gen Z wants the American Dream: These 5 Financial Tips May Help Make It a Reality

Gen Z Wants the American Dream: These 5 Financial Tips May Help Make It a Reality

By Aly Yale / December 9, 2019
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A new survey from Freddie Mac shows that Generation Z — Americans between the ages of 14 and 23 — are serious about becoming homeowners. They’re also more optimistic about it than their millennial cohorts were at their age. In…

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Sell Your Stuff Online With These 12 Websites and Apps

By Aly Yale / September 30, 2019
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Whether you’re prepping to move, doing some decluttering, or just need to generate a little extra cash, selling your unwanted belongings can help you do it. Fortunately, it’s easier than ever, too.  There’s no stopping by pawn shops or thrift…

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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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Gen Z: 9 Money Savings Tips to Buy a Home Sooner

Gen Z: Use These Savings Tips to Buy a Home Sooner

By Aly Yale / May 21, 2019
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It appears that Generation Zers are looking to fast-track their homeownership goals. According to a recent study, nearly 60% of 18 to 23 year-olds want to buy a home in the next five years. And another 52%? They’ve already started…

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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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