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A Budgeting Secret

I have the privilege of talking to many people looking to change their financial situation. As you can imagine, no two situations are the same,...

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The 2021 Stimulus & Your Future

Kristen Ahlenius — The third round of stimulus either hit your bank account this weekend, will deposit sometime this week,...

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“Budget, budget, budget.” Why should I anyway?!

Lisa Whitley — Seriously, why? Everyone tells you that you should have a budget. But if it is such a great thing...

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18 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

We need to talk. You probably spend too much money on food. Your regular grocery shopping, intermittent specialty shopping, and...

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Personal Loan vs Credit Card: Which Is Better?

If you need to fund an emergency, where should you turn? In a perfect world, you would have the cash...

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COVID-19 Notes: Spending Your Emergency Savings

I very much hope that you have an emergency savings account. I recognize that not everyone does, but if you...

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How to Fund Your Bucket List

One of the most exhilarating aspects of getting older (gasp!) is the chance to start checking off bucket list adventures....

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How To Start Your Emergency Fund

Having a stash of money for emergencies is one of the most important steps on the road to financial success....

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Is Pet Insurance a Smart Idea?

Dear Team,  My wife and I recently adopted a dog. After our first visit to an emergency vet we quickly...

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Should You Buy that Latte? Yes! (Maybe.)

One of my least favorite things in the financial wellness industry is how we collectively assume the surrender of a...

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