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Do I Need a Cosigner for My Student Loan?

Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2019

Chances are, you've heard about "cosigners" on loans before. Now that you're faced with making decisions related to student loans, you might be wondering whether or not you'll…

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10 Tips for a Successful Staycation

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2019

This post is a part of a series we contribute to 97.3 WMEE's Mom Squad monthly e-newsletter! Learn more.  Read past articles. It's vacation season and there's nothing…

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How to Graduate Without Student Loans

Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Once upon a time, college graduates could say, “I paid for college by working and didn't need student loans.” Is this still a possibility? It can be done! Here are…

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Celebrating Spring: 10 Budget-Friendly Activities the Whole Family Will Love

Posted on Monday, April 1, 2019

This post is a part of a series we contribute to 97.3 WMEE's Mom Squad monthly e-newsletter! Learn more.  Read past articles. After what feels like the longest Midwest winter…

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12 Secretly Healthy & Budget-Friendly Snacks Your Kids Will Love

Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2019

This post is a part of a series we contribute to 97.3 WMEE's Mom Squad monthly e-newsletter! Learn more.  Read past articles. It's no surprise how much it can cost to keep…

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3Rivers is Here to Help You File Your FAFSA!

Posted on Friday, February 1, 2019

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is consistently the first option for funding college. Universities look at FASFA data when awarding scholarships and other…

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9 Ways Allowance Can Teach Your Kids About Financial Literacy

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019

This post is a part of a series we contribute to 97.3 WMEE's Mom Squad monthly e-newsletter! Learn more.  Read past articles. Allowance is a hot topic in the world of parenting.…

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20 Budget-Friendly Wintertime Boredom Busters for Families

Posted on Wednesday, January 2, 2019

This post is a part of a series we contribute to 97.3 WMEE's Mom Squad monthly e-newsletter! Learn more.  Read past articles. A few too many snow days? A long streak of grey…

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Qualifying for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2018

Public service workers provide valuable support to communities across the nation, but are typically paid less than their private sector counterparts. The Public Service Loan Forgiveness…

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A Year of Giving: A Look Back at Our Community Support in 2018

Posted on Monday, December 10, 2018

As 2018 winds down, we’re grateful to be able to look back on an incredibly fulfilling year, especially as it relates to the amazing things happening in our community, and…

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