What Are My Options After The Sheriff’s Sale?

This flashback Friday post clears up confusion about your options once a Sheriff’s Sale takes place. This question comes up on a fairly regular basis here in Minnesota. While the answer may vary greatly from state to state, there are some pretty clear rules for what is and is not possible after the sale date…
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Hunting Season: How To Financially Survive As A Couple

The Minnesota hunting season opener is next weekend already. Here’s a great flashback Friday post about how to financially get through hunting season as a couple. I confess…until recently I had absolutely no idea how much money my husband spent on hunting each year. You would probably think that as a financial counselor I would have…
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7 Habits Of Highly Effective Penny Pinchers

Trying to cut back on expenses and increase savings can be a vital part in upping your financial well-being.  How can you cut back on expenses when you already have a ‘bare bones’ budget?  Think outside the box and look at your daily habits and activities. Let’s take a look at several habits that can…
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Why Summer Is The Season For Saving

If you are a saver or want to become one, the BEST season for saving is upon us!  For those of us with school-aged kids these opportunities to save can really help to balance out the weight of summer time daycare. Or, if you make most of your money between Fall and Spring, spending less…
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How To Have A Healthy Relationship With Money

Money. Is it the root of all evil? Maybe. Probably. Either way, unless you’re completely off the grid (which is pretty unlikely), everyone is dependent on money to live. So how do you have a healthy relationship with money when it touches so many aspects of our lives and can cause a lot of stress? Well…
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