Young Adults

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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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Tips for Buying Your First Home

Buying a home can be a very intimidating process for the experienced homeowner, so it’s only reasonable to say that for a first-time buyer it can be downright terrifying! It’s easy to get swallowed up…
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Credit Score: Ignorance is not bliss!

Three little numbers can shape your financial life and hold a heck of a lot of power. Your credit score can affect the rates you receive on home or auto loans. It can be the…
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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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Expiration Inspiration!

Now that you’re all comfy, cozy and settled into writing “2011” on everything, the time has come to do some financial maintenance.  Do me (and yourself) a HUGE favor and grab your wallet or purse…
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Don’t Say “I Do” to Bad Credit

Finding "The One" is hard. Sure, you have the hearts and butterflies to look forward to, but there are also tons of awkward situations and discussions that absolutely need to happen. It’s essential to talk…