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The Three Step Guide To Saving For a Vacation

It’s the time of year when everyone is thinking of a vacation.  A couple of days of rest and relaxation sounds wonderful and would help you and your family to reconnect. There’s only one problem: vacations are expensive. Thankfully, with a few minor adjustments, saving for a modest vacation is within reach. You may not […]

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Thinking About a Clothing Subscription Box? 5 Things to Consider First

The ads on social media touting the latest clothing subscription boxes certainly are appealing, especially for those who always like to look on point or don’t relish an afternoon at the mall. In fact, for fashionistas, a clothing subscription box might seem like the answer to their prayers: A curated box of clothing and accessories […]

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Renting While Rebuilding Credit

There are many reasons why renting a home is a good option for a family. You may need time to prepare for homeownership, or may only plan to live in the home for a short time. Another reason you may consider renting is that you are in the process of rebuilding credit.  Unfortunately, credit issues […]

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Americans Had Jobs, Consumer Confidence—and More Credit Card Debt in 2018

Unemployment was historically low and consumer confidence was at an 18-year high in 2018, but, even with jobs and positive feelings about the economy, consumers didn’t give their credit card debt a rest, according to a new report from Experian, the consumer credit reporting company. In fact, the consumer debt study found that credit spending […]

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Headed for College? 6 Questions To Ask About Financial Aid Packages

Every Spring, millions of college-bound students across the country start ripping open financial aid package letters from the colleges and universities that they’re considered. For many, the details in those packets will help them make one of the biggest decisions of their lives so far: Exactly where they will spend the next two to four […]

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6 Ways to Cut Costs When Attending a Wedding

Weddings are expensive—even for the guests. Once you add up the costs to attend a shower, pre-wedding party and the actual wedding, a Bankrate.com survey says we spend as much as $370 on the nuptials of a distance friend or family member and $630 when a close friend or family member is tying the knot. […]

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How Much Would You Give Up To Get Out of Debt?

How far would you go to get out of debt? Would you give up something you find valuable? How much would you be willing to sacrifice? There’s no question that more American families are finding it harder to make ends meet and save money at the same time. In fact, recent data shows that more […]

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Borrowing Money from Friends or Family: A How To Guide

Whether it’s $2 for a cup of coffee, $20 for a bag of groceries or $2,000 to pay off credit card debt, many of us have resorted to borrowing money from friends and family to cover a quick splurge or pay off bills that we just can’t afford. In fact, according to Finder.com, an online […]

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Survey Reveals Top Barriers to Homeownership

2019 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey reveals the most significant obstacles faced by prospective homeowners, underscoring the need for homebuyer counseling and education. Raleigh NC (April 24, 2019) – As Financial Literacy Month is recognized throughout the nation, Consumer Education Services Inc. (CESI) and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) are working together to spotlight […]

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Twelve Successful Ways to Save More Money

A Guest Post By Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D., CFP, CRPC, AFC, CHC, CFEd, CFCS, Rutgers Cooperative Extension Savings is the foundation for investing. You cannot invest money if you have not saved it first. Like dieting, saving money is hard to start, even harder to maintain, and requires patience and discipline. When you achieve your financial […]

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