5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Savings

Posted by on April 2nd, 2024 in Uncategorized

It’s that time of year again: time to clean out those closets, polish that furniture, and clear out that clutter for good! As you work through your home, banishing dust bunnies and organizing your spaces, don’t forget to take a good look at your savings, too. Spring is the perfect time of year to review […]

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8 Financially Responsible Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

Posted by on March 4th, 2024 in Uncategorized

It’s tax-refund season! How are you going to spend the pile of cash from Uncle Sam? Of course, you can use some of your tax refund to indulge responsibly. If you’ve been wanting to buy yourself something special for a while or to spend on an experience you generally cannot afford, by all means, you […]

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Which Purchases Should I Charge to My Credit Card?

Posted by on February 15th, 2024 in Uncategorized

Q: I’m reevaluating my credit card use and wondering if I’m doing it right. Which purchases should I charge to my credit card? A: Your credit score, which is the key to long-term loans at favorable rates, employment opportunities, and more, depends on your credit card usage. To build credit, you need to use credit. You want […]

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What is a credit card surcharge and why do I have to pay the fee?

Posted by on January 12th, 2024 in Uncategorized

In recent years, many businesses have started to impose a fee on customers who choose to pay with credit cards. But why is that? Merchants are required to pay credit card companies every time a customer swipes their card. The business is charged a transaction fee ranging from 1.5% to 3% of the total purchase […]

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Six Financial Resolutions for the New Year

Posted by on January 2nd, 2024 in Uncategorized

It’s a brand new year and the perfect time to set budget-friendly resolutions that can pave the way to a more financially fit future. Whether you’re looking to save for a specific goal, pay down debt, or just make smarter financial decisions, these resolutions can help you manage your money more effectively and provide ongoing […]

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6 Naughty Holiday Scams to Beware of This Season

Posted by on December 13th, 2023 in Uncategorized

‘Tis the season to be jolly! Unfortunately, though, not everything about the holiday season is all happy and nice. As always, scammers are on the scene, ready to turn the joyous season into a nightmare. Here are six naughty-list scams to watch out for this holiday season.   Online shopping scams In this classic scam, […]

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