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Money Monday: 25 Ways to Improve Your Finances

Posted on Monday, June 16, 2014

Exercise. Eat healthier. Take up a hobby. Strengthen relationships. These common resolutions are all good and well, and keeping them general might work for some, but you might…

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Personal Finance Tools at Your Fingertips

Posted on Friday, May 2, 2014

We're all guilty of making excuses when it comes to really focusing in and getting a better hold on our personal finances. With all of the information, tools, and support that's…

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How-Tuesday: How to Start an Emergency Fund

Posted on Tuesday, April 29, 2014

There are many aspects of our personal finances that are important. Okay, all of them are important. But there’s one, perhaps the single most crucial, that always gets overlooked:…

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Money Monday: Spring Clean Your Finances

Posted on Monday, April 28, 2014

Could it be true? It looks like Spring (and all the rain that comes with it) might have decided to stick around in the Midwest. Finally! It’s the most inspirational time of year to…

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5 Basic Yet Powerful Financial Lessons

Posted on Friday, April 18, 2014

I never thought I’d find myself working for a financial institution. The simple truth of the matter is: Money, financial know-how, and planning for the future always seemed scary and…

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Budgeting 101: How to Create a Budget

Posted on Monday, April 14, 2014

You may occasionally drop the phrase, “That doesn't fit my budget,” or hear family, friends, or strangers claim, “I’m really sticking to my budget this…

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