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Three Things to Consider Before Using your Emergency Fund

By , Posted on Jul 01, 2016
Personal Finance

We’ve all experienced it at one time or another – something breaks, is no longer usable, or costs more money than we currently have on hand. So what now? Where are those extra funds supposed to come from? Is this the time to dip into the emergency fund, or should you start a savings account so...

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Protecting Your Credit When Marrying into Debt

By , Posted on Jun 24, 2016
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For some people debt and finances are the last thing on their minds when they begin planning to tie the knot. However, marrying into debt can play a huge role in your financial future with your spouse and it’s important that it’s discussed prior to saying “I do.” Especially if you’ve worked long and hard...

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Preparing for a Baby While Combating Debt

By , Posted on Jun 17, 2016
Personal Finance

When couples begin thinking about expanding their family finances are usually the first thing that comes to mind. If you’re one of the many that has a baby on the way and your finances aren’t quite figured out, we have a few tips and tricks to make the transition a little easier for you. Take...

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Check Your Balances – Why Paying Your Monthly Minimum Isn’t Enough

By , Posted on Jun 10, 2016
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When your monthly statement and bill come in the mail, especially if you’re facing tough times financially or have a large amount of credit card debt, it’s easy to just mail off the minimum monthly payment. That amount will seem less daunting eventually, right? Not necessarily. It’s true that making the minimum payment every month...

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