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5 Last Minute Techniques to Save for Vacation

Posted by Elise Norris on 03/14/2019

Everybody likes going on vacation but nobody likes feeling restricted financially because of it. Whether you have a few months or a few weeks to build up a little extra cash for your next vacation, here are some helpful tips for you.

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

Turning Your Junk into Cash!

Posted by Elise Norris on 03/07/2019

Deep deep down, we are all a little bit of a hoarder. We have a lot of stuff that we hold onto but do not need for any reason. Even if that is something that we did need in the past. You can turn old "junk" such as bicycles, video game consoles, clothing, and electronics into cash within a few days. But today you have more options than you did in the past. You can go old school with a garage sale, take items to a thrift store, or even sell them online.

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

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 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