Choosing Home Improvement Projects to Get the Best Return

August 20, 2014
Home Improvement Projects

When it comes to your house, there’s always room for improvement. The kitchen could use an update, you wish your master bath was bigger and more storage would be wonderful. Even if you had your home custom built for your family, you can amass a laundry list of changes you’d like to make. But what […]

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Understanding What’s Covered by Your Auto Insurance Policy

August 19, 2014
Auto Insurance Policy

Consumers should be aware that auto insurance doesn’t always cover everything in a damaged vehicle. For example, policies might only pay up to a maximum amount for any mechanical and body work for a car. Windshield replacements and mirrors might not be covered by standard automobile insurance. Repairs for mechanical breakdowns are also not covered. […]

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7 Low Cost Summer Activities for Teens

August 13, 2014
Summer Activities for Teens

Summer is almost over, but there is still time to get out and have fun. With BBQ’s, camping, vacations, and other activities filling up your schedule, it may seem hard to keep that balance of having fun and warding off overspending. If you find yourself feeling a little guilty about all the money being spent during […]

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18 Ways to Improve Your Finances This Year

August 11, 2014
Improve your finances

Even if you’re good with money, there’s always room for improvement. Good money management skills are crucial when trying to stick with a budget and avoid credit card debt. But being a good money manager isn’t only about spending within your budget. Whether you’re financially savvy, or you’re just starting to get serious about your […]

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How Much Life Insurance Do New Parents Need?

August 8, 2014
Life Insurance Parents

Being a new parent brings with it a lot of joy, but also increased responsibility. It forces you to ask questions like, “What would happen to my child if I wasn’t around anymore?” Although this isn’t a fun question to think about, it’s an incredibly important one. Life insurance is most people’s best solution for […]

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How a 7 Year Auto Loan May Put You Underwater

August 5, 2014
7 year car loan

Not too long ago, when shopping for an auto loan, you had the choice between a 3, 4, or 5 year loan. These terms would lock you into a loan, and make sure you were able to pay back the car quickly enough so that you did not owe more money than the vehicle was […]

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Traveling: Price vs. Comfort

August 1, 2014

Planning your next adventure is one of the best things to look forward to. The anticipation of going on a trip is a great feeling – almost as good as actually being on the trip! While planning for your next getaway, there is more to think about than just location. For budget-minded travelers looking to […]

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