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Why You Should Invest Your Tax Refund in a Certificate

During tax season, you may be anticipating a refund. A tax refund can be a chance to improve your finances and prepare for your future. …

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How to Create a Home Repair Emergency Fund

With proper planning, you can pay for any problems around your home. You may have an emergency fund to cover medical expenses if you get sick or laid off, but do you have a home repair emergency fund?…

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Take the Pantry Challenge

It’s fun, fast and guaranteed to save you money on groceries while cleaning out your cupboards and forcing you to get creative in the kitchen.…

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How to Set Your Children Up for Financial Success

Giving your children an early start on creating good habits can help them learn to save, budget and use money responsibly.…

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DIY Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Kids love any chance to celebrate. Get them excited about Earth Day and teach them about the holiday by combining fun with learning on April 22.…

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What to Know About Certificate Ladders Before Starting One

Certificates provide a secure, reliable way to save and offer higher returns than traditional savings accounts. …

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How to Do a Biweekly Money Saving Challenge

Start a habit you can stick with by timing your savings deposits to coincide with your paychecks. Like working out or flossing, putting money into savings is a habit that demands discipline. The more…

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DIY Bathroom Organization Ideas

Take control of your clutter using simple storage solutions and a few affordable finds. …

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How to Create a Zero-Based Budget

Every penny has a purpose in this careful approach to balancing income and expenses.…

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