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Tags: Budgeting, Personal Finance

Across the United States, grocery stores have empty shelves as Americans stock up on supplies and food in response to the...


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Growing up, I saw firsthand what it was like to get stuck in the cycle of debt. I’m the child of a single mother who supported...


Tags: Budgeting, Personal Finance, Credit Cards

Whether you shop too much, save too little, or have massive amounts of debt to pay off, setting a financial New Year’s...


Tags: Budgeting, Holiday Smarts, Personal Finance

Whether you're buying your first car or you realize that your current vehicle is on its last legs, you will need to start...


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Financial planning. Woof. It sounds like a lot work. You know, the kind of thing you’d probably rather punt down the road as...


Tags: Budgeting, Holiday Smarts, Personal Finance

There are dozens of budgeting apps out there these days: Mint, EveryDollar, YNAB, and PocketGuard, just to name a few. While...


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Memorial Day might give you an extra day off work, but it offers much more than just a chance to fire up the grill. Don’t...


Tags: Budgeting, Holiday Smarts

It can be challenging to assemble the pieces necessary for a comfortable existence after ending a marriage. It takes some...


Tags: Budgeting, Personal Finance