It’s National Consumer Protection Week 2017!

Since it’s National Consumer Protection Week, we’re flashing back to Katie’s post from last year about how to protect yourself from scams. I was walking out of the grocery store the other day, my daughter at my side, and my cell phone rings.  Juggling all my bags and purse, I manage to get my phone…
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3 Major Benefits Of Paying Off Debt To Keep You Motivated

If you have credit cards with balances, have you ever really stopped and thought about what life would be like without those monthly payments? Whether you’ve been paying for a while or just starting out, here are 3 benefits of paying off debt that will help keep you motivated. Less Stress and More Happiness Life…
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Three Ways To Save For Retirement

America Saves week continues! Today the focus is a post on saving for retirement from Mary Ellen… I’m 60 years old now. I hear what you’re saying, “You don’t look a day over 59!” Well, thank you, but it’s true, I am 60. And it’s also true that I was 22 just a few years…
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Emergency Savings: How To Save And When To Use It

We’ve been told time and time again we should have 3-6 months of income saved in the event of a financial emergency, but how do we save that money? And furthermore, when is it okay to use emergency savings? Jump Start Your Emergency Savings Here are some tips on how to get started: Think of…
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3 Ways To Save Automatically

If you are in the 50% of Americans who would not have $400 to cover an emergency expense, saving might be on your mind. To kick off America Saves Week 2017, here are my strategies for growing a savings account automatically. These strategies are meant to build short term and long term savings. Automatic Withdrawals…
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