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Showing Love Doesn't Have to Break the Bank

Valentine's Day spending reached more than $18 billion last year, according to the National Retail Federation. The average consumer spends approximately $140 on gifts for their loved ones. The day originally touted as a celebration of one or more early saints named Valentinus is now a...

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TV Is Costing You Way More Than Your Cable Bill

The Super Bowl is this Sunday. It's the most-watched television event of the year with more than 100 million Americans tuning in. Some will be watching for the actual game and others for the halftime performance. However, the majority will be tuned in for the commercials. It's no secret...

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[FREE GUIDE] Budget Frozen Drinks For Your Tropical Vacation!

We are in the thick of winter, and just like you, I LOVE a warm destination vacation! There are different types of vacations, but when I think of a true relaxing, disconnecting, get-away-from-it-all vacation, I think of the Caribbean Islands and Mexico. I think of tiki huts, palm trees,...

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FREE GUIDE - 10 Tips to Save Money and Crush Debt in 2018

The new year is here, and along with that comes resolutions. It's the time of year where many people consider their life and the direction of where it’s going. Do you want to lose weight? Do you want to spend more time with family and friends? Do you want to get organized? Do you want to...

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Defrost Your Winter Budget With These Great Tips!

Most people don't think of their budget as something that needs to be winterized. But then again, most people don't have a budget... We tend to get a little restless during the colder months and money seems to burn a hole in our pockets. As always though, I've got some tips to help you get...

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A New Year, A New Financial Life!

2018 is almost here. Are you financially ready? Every year, many resolve to be better with their finances. They want to pay down debt, save more money, and get out of the paycheck-to-paycheck rattrap. You start January with the best of intentions, but slowly start to fall off come...

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Roots of Personal Finance Member Spotlight: Chantal & Stephane Perron

High school sweethearts, Chantal and Stephane Perron were model credit card holders—paid their bills on time each month and never had to deal with collections. But they knew the bills were piling up and it would only be a matter of time that they would end up in major trouble. 

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How to Save Hundreds on Your Energy Bill This Winter

The holiday season is quickly approaching! You're probably thinking of Thanksgiving and turkeys, eggnog and gifts. But with the holidays come winter and you should prepare your home accordingly so your furnace and electric meter isn't burning up your hard earned cash!

According to EIA, the U.S....

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How to Avoid The Number One Cause of Bankruptcy - Part 2

This is part two of our two-part series on the basics of health insurance. You can read part one here.

Now that you've got a handle on how to get started finding the right health insurance, you'll want to familiarize yourself some of the terms you'll come across.

These are the different plans:

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How to Avoid The Number One Cause of Bankruptcy

We provide a lot of direction and education about behavior, saving, budgeting, and getting out of debt. These are areas that can't be ignored if you want to be successful with money. There is another area that is essential in getting you and keeping you on the road to financial freedom, and...

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