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Car Maintenance Tips to Save Money

When it comes to your car, you can often save money by doing basic car care and maintenance yourself with a few easy car maintenance tips.…

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Money-Saving Packing Tips for Flying

Sticking to your travel budget is easy if you can pick up a couple of packing hacks that you didn’t know about before. We’re giving you our best suggestions in the list below.…

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How to Lower Your Summer Electric Bill

Summer is here, which means heatwaves are too. Whether you have central air conditioning or not, you are likely wondering how to keep your electric bill down and stay cool. Check out our seven tips to save money and energy this season.…

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Camping on a Budget

Who doesn’t love the great outdoors? Camping is one of the best summer activities out there—and it’s even better when you can do it on a budget. …

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How to Start a Wedding Fund

First, CONGRATULATIONS! We are glad you have found your one and only. We would be honored to celebrate with you by helping you save for your big day.…

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Pack a Healthy Zero-Waste Lunch

Zero waste means you avoid packing lunch items that you will throw away at the end of your meal. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American generates 4.9 pounds of trash…

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Financial Checklist for Having a Baby

Parenthood is an absolute joy, but it can be stressful if you’re not prepared. Reduce your financial worry by working through our “Pre-Baby Financial Checklist.”…

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How to Help Kids Set Savings Goals

Kids often ask parents to purchase new toys, games or gadgets. Instead of pulling out your wallet, parents, use this as a learning opportunity.…

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Create a Chore Chart for Kids

If you do the legwork to implement them, chore charts can work wonderfully for children. They showcase life skills and teamwork and help children understand how to set priorities.…

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How to Save for Vacation

Where is your vacation destination? Hopefully, it is somewhere amazing! Are you financially prepared? If not, we can help.…

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