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How to Talk to your Partner About Money

Are you comfortable talking about money and finances with your partner? While it may feel intimidating, these conversations are a must.…

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Winter Weekend Getaways in Pennsylvania

There is no reason to wait until spring to get out of the house! Shake off those winter blues with a weekend getaway just a short drive from Central Pennsylvania.…

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How to Create an Emergency Fund

Medical expenses, home and car repairs or losing your job can happen at any time. An emergency fund can be a safety net to help you cover these unexpected expenses.…

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3 Free DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts

How do you do Valentine's Day gifts on the cheap? It is easy. Valentine's Day on a budget is a breeze with a bit of time, thoughtfulness, and creativity.…

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6 Strategies to go from Spender to Saver

Saving money is a lot easier said than done. It should feel like a fun, personal challenge rather than a chore.…

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4 Fun Ways to Teach Kids About Saving Money

While financial basics are taught in grade school, parents are primarily responsible for teaching kids about finances. Consider the real-life experiences related to budgeting, buying, saving and spending that you can provide to your kids every day.…

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5 New Money Habits to Create in 2022

Maybe you are up to your eyeballs in holiday debt or just looking to save more money in the new year. Creating new financial habits in 2022 will help you this year and beyond wherever you are.…

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Take Control of Your Holiday Debt

Some years, we go a little overboard during the holidays. Since most families put the holidays on hold in 2020, this year might be one in which we overspend.…

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Stop Buying These 7 Things to Save Money

Are you looking for ways to cut back on your spending? If so, you need to get serious about your budget and identify unnecessary purchases that add to your monthly bills.…

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6 Zero-Waste Baking Tips to Save Money

Baking is a fun activity to do with your family and friends, especially around the holidays. However, your baking tools and techniques could cost you a fair amount of money and generate waste.…

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