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5 Ways to Go Green and Save Money on Earth Day

Earth Day is a great time to take a look at ways you can reduce waste and save resources.  You don’t need to wait until Earth Day to take these simple steps to go green and save a little money at the same time.   Go Paperless! Going paperless is not only a great way […]

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BillSnap by Cinch Financial – Saving Money the Easy Way

Knowing whether you have made the right decision in choosing which bank or mortgage company you should do business with is a challenge at best and can cost you thousands of dollars if you made the wrong choice. Wouldn’t it be great if there was an easy way to know for sure if you are […]

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Frugal Living Tips – 10 Easy Ways to Save $100 or More

Let’s face it, we all would like to be able to save money and reduce the amount we pay on monthly bills. It can take some time and effort to find the best deals and it can simply be a pain in the neck to comparison shop.  Here are 10 painless and easy ways to save money:   […]

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Jordan Spieth, Success and Having Passion for What You Do

Jordan Spieth recently won The Masters Golf Tournament, a remarkable accomplishment in and of itself except Jordan is just 21 years young.  Jordan didn’t do so bad last year as well, making 24 out of 27 cuts, played in his first Ryder Cup and finished 11th on the money list.  Did I forget to mention […]

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Millennials Spending Tax Refunds on Dream Vacation

Starting April 15th 3-Day Special Tax Day Travel Sale!   According to a recent survey by Travelocity, dream vacations top the list of “wouldn’t it be nice to splurge” uses of tax refunds. When taxpayers were asked if they would rather use their tax refund on something like repairing the family automobile or splurge on […]

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Millennials and Money – Managing Financial Stress

Money tops the list for causing stress among Americans and especially Millennials according to a new report from the American Psychological Association. Millennials lead all age groups when it comes to money worries edging out Gen Xers (5.5 on a 10 point scale vs 5.4 for Gen Xers, Boomers 4.5 and Matures 3.5). In fact, […]

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Money Saving Tips – Make Saving a Priority

Saving for retirement or a new home can seem like an unreachable goal when you are struggling to pay the monthly bills. The important thing to remember is that you will never reach your goal if you don’t start.  Here are a few tips to get started on the road to reaching your financial dreams. […]

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Millennials are Paying for College With Less Student Debt

With the average cost of a four year degree at a public college approaching $19,000 per year, paying for college without taking on crippling levels of student debt is a high priority for today’s millennial.  Here are some strategies for reducing the amount of student loans required to pay for a college degree.   Start […]

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Money Saving Tips – Avoid These Impulse Buying Triggers

Have you ever made a purchase without really thinking about it?  Why do you think retail stores place all those items just before you get to the checkout register? They know this is the last opportunity they have to get you to spend more money! Because It’s On Sale! 88% of all impulse buying is […]

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Are you Guilty of These 5 Personal Finance Sins?

How are you doing with your personal finance goals? Making the progress you expected? Or are you wondering why you don’t seem to be getting ahead in terms of savings and debt reduction? If this sounds a little too familiar, check out the list below, where you’ll find a rundown of five personal finance sins […]

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