What To Do After The Equifax Data Breach

If you haven’t yet heard, Equifax – one of the 3 major credit reporting agencies – was hacked. Hackers took people’s names, SSN, birthdates, addresses, and some credit card numbers were stolen as well. Verify if You Were Affected Visit EquifaxSecurity2017.com and click on the “Potential Impact” tab. You’ll need to enter your last name and…
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Setting Up Your First Apartment On A Budget

Moving out and into your first apartment is exciting, but may seem a little intimidating, not to mention expensive. Here are tips to ease the burden of moving on your wallet. Furnishing your new place Furniture is going to be the most expensive part of getting your apartment ready. But the good news is that…
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Watch Out For These Warning Signs Of Having Too Much Debt

As I’ve discussed in a previous blog, getting into debt is easy. It’s exciting to buy new and shiny things or take a trip. Or sometimes your hot water heater breaks down and you charge a new one because you don’t have the cash on hand. Once you’ve charged, that’s when the hard part begins. It…
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Eat Healthier Without Wasting Your Money

We’re flashing back to this post because I sometimes need a friendly reminder to eat healthier. Plus, it never hurts to think about ways to save money. We all know that we should eat healthy food, but it’s easier said than done for a lot of people, including myself sometimes. You’re running late for work…
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How To Bounce Back From A Financial Emergency

Many of our posts have covered how to prepare for a financial emergency or what to do when one comes up. But we haven’t really addressed the post-emergency. So here are tips to get back on track when it happens to you. Continue crisis budgeting Crisis budgeting is not just for use during the emergency;…
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