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Jul 01, 2019

Gone are the days when it was common for high school sweethearts to marry after high school graduation. Couples are waiting longer and longer to tie the knot: the median age for a first marriage is nearly 30 years old for men, and close behind for women. What’s one reason behind this trend? Many of us don’t know how to prepare for marriage financially.

Jun 19, 2019

The ability to access credit whenever you need it is likely an essential part of managing your finances. But how much do you know about credit cards? You’ve heard of cards like Visa®, MasterCard®, American Express®, and Discover®, but what do you know about them? Let’s brush up on the anatomy of a credit card to help you best manage the responsibility that comes with credit cards.

May 10, 2019

Stepping foot into a career or new job adventure can be an exciting but overwhelming time. That change can also bring on quite a bit of financial anxiety, too. But before you run to the bank to cash that first paycheck, or before you start feeling overwhelmed with this newfound sense of financial responsibility, let’s equip you to enter this next important phase of your life making the right decisions and preparing a solid financial footing.

Apr 12, 2019

Did you know that home improvement projects can pay for themselves by substantially increasing the value of your home? Before you take on the hassle and expense that comes with working on your home, take the time to investigate which makeovers offer a healthy return on your investment.

Apr 08, 2019

There is no doubt that the United States (and other countries around the world) rely on volunteers to provide a variety of community support. But did you know that you can significantly improve your own life by volunteering? Donating your time and experience to a worthy cause is a terrific way to enrich your life while making a significant difference in the quality of life of others.

Apr 03, 2019

Buying a vehicle can be both an exciting and stressful time. With so many options to consider – besides leather or cloth – choices can make a big difference in your purchasing experience. One of the first choices to make is whether to buy from a dealership or a private seller. Let's take a look at the pros and cons of each to help you decide where to start.

Feb 24, 2019

Is doing your tax filings yourself an excellent use of your time or should you hire a professional to handle your income taxes? As the annual tax season appears on the financial horizon, it’s crucial that you answer the question for yourself so that you can file your tax returns on time. Let’s examine the pros and cons of each method.

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