Don’t Buy Stuff You Can’t Afford So You Can Save Money

Here’s a Flashback Friday post from April Sanderson that’s about a serious topic, but has some comic relief. Happy reading! If you don’t know where part of the title is from, check out this skit from SNL: Don’t buy stuff you cannot afford.  It’s okay…I’ll wait because it’s totally worth watching. This is one of…
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6 Tips To Save Money On Healthcare Costs

Healthcare and medical costs can happen at any moment, especially with active children in your household. Here are ways to keep healthcare costs under control. Take advantage of screenings If you have children in sports, physicals are usually required. Some schools even may offer physicals on-site by medical professionals. So if that’s available, definitely take…
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Deceased Relatives And Debts: Who Is Responsible?

After a loved one passes away, the last thing you as a grieving family member wants to deal with are debt collectors asking you to pay your loved one’s debts.  So what happens with those debts after the death of a loved one?  According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, family…
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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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Debt And Mental Well Being

It seems like I’ve had an uptick in counseling sessions where people were referred by their mental health professional. Whether or not it is a real trend, I am very pleased. When people suffer from any number of mental health conditions, including depression, bi-polar, or anxiety, they often have accompanying debt problems. If you’ve ever…
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