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6 Tips for Creating a Healthy Budget

Posted by Elise Norris on 02/06/2019

Budgeting is a great way to make steps for achieving your goals. Whether those goals are small like saving up for a vacation or limiting your spending on fast food, or big goals like getting out of debt or saving for retirement. Budgeting can help you feel more in control of your finances on a day-to-day basis.

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Topics: Managing Your Money, Saving for the Future, advice for members, Saving Money

How to Pay Off Debt Using the Snowball Method

Posted by Elise Norris on 01/30/2019

What is the Snowball Method?

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Topics: Managing Your Money, advice for members

How to Curb Impulse Purchases

Posted by Elise Norris on 01/02/2019

It is always important to teach yourself, others around you, and even your children the importance of the difference between a want and a need. Impulse purchases can often seem like needs when they are actually a want. Learning how to identify the difference and avoid buying something that you really don't need and probably won't use that often, can make a huge difference in your finances. Here are some tips to make sure you are avoiding impulse purchases.

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Topics: Managing Your Money, Saving for the Future, advice for members, Saving Money

Healthy Financial Resolutions For The New Year

Posted by Elise Norris on 12/26/2018

Everyone has some sort of New Years resolution to make themselves a better person in the upcoming year. Those resolutions don't have to be limited to just working out and eating healthier, but they can also be committed to better managing your finances as well. Here are some helpful tips and tricks to make sure you stay on top of your finances in 2019:

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Topics: Managing Your Money, Saving for the Future, advice for members, Saving Money, Holiday Advice

Last Minute Christmas Shopping on a Budget

Posted by Elise Norris on 12/19/2018

 

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Topics: Managing Your Money, Saving Money, Holiday Advice