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3 Ways to Beat the Tax Season Blues

3 Ways to Beat the Tax Season Blues

Are you looking forward to tax season? Of course not! No one looks forward to tax season – well, that is, unless you are getting a refund. If you expect to count yourself among the many people who will have to pay taxes this coming April, you are probably dreading the arrival of the deadline. We can’t do anything to ... Read More »

5 Ways to Avoid Debt When You Buy Your Kid a Car

buy your kid a car

Deciding to buy your kid a car is a highly gratifying experience. You certainly want to help your children get off to a great start as they head toward adult life, and purchasing them a vehicle is a perfect way to do just that. No matter what they are setting out to accomplish, it is likely that they’ll need a ... Read More »

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 »

Don’t Panic About Retirement! Do These 5 Steps to Start Saving

There are a lot of different ways to save for retirement, and everyone’s personal finance journey is unique. That’s why the strategies vary so much. Additionally, age matters. Generation X, the Baby Boomers, and the Millennials don’t look at things the same way, even though they are all trying for the same goals with retirement. They have their own sets ... Read More »

How to Protect Your Finances During a Natural Disaster

Several recent events got me thinking, what can you do to protect your finances during a natural disaster? These steps are a good place to start.

This year the world has seen its fair share (or more) of natural disasters. Amidst reports of chaos and disruption, I began to think about how lucky I am not live in and of the areas affected by them. People have lost their homes from Hurricane Irma, wildfires and floods. The financial toll it will take on them as well ... Read More »