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4 Ways to Help Family Members Get Their Finances in Order

4 Ways to Help Family Members Get Their Finances in Order

Anytime someone you love experiences hardship, often, your initial reaction is to help them in any way you can. Unfortunately, when the problem is financial, it can be difficult to know just exactly how to do that. While offering up money yourself might feel like a valid suggestion, if you’re truly hoping to help your relative get their finances together, ... Read More »

Are Warehouse Club Memberships Worth the Cost?

Are Warehouse Club Memberships Worth the Cost?

Generally speaking, you want to keep as many memberships off of your monthly budget as possible. Memberships are charged month after month, and businesses like that arrangement because they get to collect your dollars even if you didn’t use the service. Gyms are notorious for being able to stay in business by collecting monthly membership fees from those who don’t ... Read More »

Do’s and Don’ts for the First Time Budgeter

Do’s and Don’ts for the First Time Budgeter

Making the decision to start budgeting is one of the first steps to getting your finances in order and keeping them there. But sometimes it’s easier said than done. After all, there are several steps to the budgeting process. In addition, you can find financial advice from many different sources, some of which contradict one another. To help sort everything ... Read More »

Start the Year Right with These 5 Tips to Pay Down Debt

Start the Year Right with These 5 Tips to Pay Down Debt

There is nothing magical about starting a new year. The marking of the passage of time is simply a human creation, with the calendar nothing more than a way to stay organized with our fellow humans. If you are planning to do something new, you don’t have to wait until the calendar technically ticks over to a new year in ... Read More »