5 Shopping Mistakes That Can Cost You Money at the Grocery Store

July 11, 2014
grocery shopping

Knowing how to stretch your grocery budget can go a long way towards helping you meet all of your financial goals. When you make savvy shopping choices, you’ll have more money to save and invest. What’s more, you’ll also get to enjoy a much healthier and tastier diet. Your personal financial health will suffer if […]

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Five Ways to Save Money as a Beginning Traveler

July 10, 2014
Save Money as a Beginning Traveler

If you have recently discovered your love of traveling around the world, you likely want to figure out ways to go on more trips. Whether you want to take a safari in South Africa or explore the Caribbean islands, there are plenty of ways for you to cut costs, so that you can enjoy more […]

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Co-Signing a Loan: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

July 8, 2014
Co-Signing a loan

There are certain financial decisions that I will never make. For instance, I will never take out a payday loan; they just have way too many downsides. There are also financial decisions that I will never make again. For instance, I will never be co-signing a loan for a non-family member. The stress is just […]

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7 Tips When You Need Cash Now

July 5, 2014
Need cash now

The end of the month can be a truly hard time for those of limited means. The monthly bills are seem to come due at the same time, and with employers offering limited hours it are next to impossible to build up the cash reserve needed to comfortably pay them all at once. During this […]

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Home Staging Tips That Will Get You the Sale

July 3, 2014
Home staging tips

Most people use an intuitive process to make a decision. Instead of taking time to weigh facts and implications, people usually decide on a course of action based on gut feeling and emotion. Intuitive decision-making takes moments to accomplish, which means that most home buyers know whether or not they like the house before getting […]

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5 Tips for Purchasing a New Home

July 2, 2014
Purchasing a new home

You’ve worked hard for years, and you’re finally ready to invest in a new home — a place you can settle into and make uniquely your own while you create precious memories. However, the process of buying that home can lead to some major headaches if you don’t do a few simple things to smooth […]

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Is Working for a Nonprofit Right for You?

June 25, 2014

When you tell people you work for a nonprofit, you can almost see it in their eyes. The sympathetic gaze of understanding which acknowledges your low-income status. As someone who has worked in the nonprofit sector for the entirety of my career, I can tell you that it’s possible to get by — and thrive […]

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