Saving

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How to Save Money

Saving money – easier said than done. There are lots of tips and tricks to saving money; a simple search online will help you find a ton. The most important and difficult part, though, is…
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MyMoola: B is for Budget

Tara shows you how to set up spending targets using the tags that you've created for your transactions. The "B" word. It makes us cringe. It makes us sweaty. It makes us think of all…
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Emergency Savings Fund 101

Everyone hears about Emergency Savings and how you should have some, but that’s typically where it stops. What exactly is an Emergency Savings fund? How much should you have in it? How do you save…
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The Truth About Refund Anticipation Loans

It’s that time again – TAX SEASON! What tipped me off? Certainly, it could have been the Statue of Liberty standing at the corner flailing her arms around, encouraging me to pull on in to…
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IDA: Ben’s Success Story

Saving money can be tough, especially if you’ve been a victim of a natural disaster (hello, Flood of ’08). We totally get that. But did you know that there is a very cool government assisted…
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Why Savers and Spenders Marry

The other day I was walking out of the house with my husband and noticed that his work shoes look really worn out. He wears the exact same pair everyday and has for about 3…
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The Truth About Payday Loans

We’ve all seen the commercials - those payday loan places make it look really easy to get money FAST! But what’s the catch? What do the loans really involve? What are some of the benefits?…
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How to save without feeling the pinch!

Ready to be jealous? I recently went to sunny Florida for a vacation. Ready to be even more jealous? My primary goal was to visit Harry Potter World at Universal Studios. (I know, I know,…
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Member Success Story: An easy $2000

What would you do with an extra $2,000? For real-skies. I recently had a member come in to talk about getting a boat loan. As I began the going through the application process, I noticed…