A Couple’s Guide To Money And Relationships

Do you want to bury your head in the sand when someone brings up the subject about money? While it’s a natural reaction, the unknown will hurt you more than help you…especially in a relationship. It’s necessary if you want to avoid arguing or worse, a break-up. Plus, there are ways to make the topic…
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4 Ways To Start Building Your Net Worth

Building up your wealth, or net worth, is not a quick fix…it takes time. But the good news is that there are simple steps you can take to make progress without being an investment whiz. Check out these 4 tips: Save, save, save Your wealth includes what you have in checking and savings. So continue…
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Tips To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

This week we’re flashing back to this post on how to protect yourself from identity theft. Read on and be aware! Identity theft can happen when someone gets access to your personal information, like your name or social security number. If you are like me you just want to know what you can do to…
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Why Women Need To Save More For Retirement

It’s important for everyone to think about retirement…and it turns out it’s especially crucial for women. That’s why this week we’re sharing this post from America Saves. This month’s guest author is Cindy Hounsell, President of WISER, the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement, a nonprofit organization that seeks to improve opportunities for women to secure…
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Why Does Financial Health Matter To Me?

Let’s get this out of the way up front: my finances aren’t perfect. I had minimal student loans after undergrad. I started at a community college and then transferred to Hamline University, where I graduated. But years down the road I decided to earn my master’s degree. While it was a huge accomplishment and I’m…
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