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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

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

How do most kids learn to excel at the important things in life? Education and practice are the main ingredients. Yet most...


Tags: Just for Fun, Personal Finance

When you think about self-care, you probably imagine yourself applying a face mask, getting a massage, or curling up...


Tags: Personal Finance

Are debit cards safe? What about when compared to using cash or a credit card?


Tags: Online Banking, Personal Finance

Have you reached that point where you’re ready to purchase a home? Congrats, that’s exciting! And life-changing and...


Tags: Personal Finance

I recently lost out on a bid for a house. While I was grateful to be in a position to even buy a home (who says an English...


Tags: Life Enriched, Personal Finance

Students are at a fragile financial time in their life: they likely don’t have a fixed stream of income, but they're expected...


Tags: Personal Finance

There are a lot of ways to pay your bills these days electronic transfers, debit and credit cards, and digital methods...


Tags: Personal Finance