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How to Raise Kids That Are Smart with Money

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April 10, 2019 | Categories:

You might think your children are too young to think about finances—or that it’s too complex for them to understand—but chances are, they’re old enough to handle it, and you’re probably not discussing it enough. In fact, one of the biggest mistakes parents can make when it comes to raising kids who are savvy about… Read More

Are You Ready for a Baby ?

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April 1, 2019 | Categories: ,

Once you and your partner decided you want to have a baby, daydreaming about your new family—and the fun you’ll have creating it—might be consuming most of your thoughts these days. And while you’ve probably heard from most people with children that you’re “never completely ready to have a baby,” there are a few discussion… Read More

Stay On Track with Your Financial Goals

March 30, 2019 | Categories: ,

Was “improving your finances” one of the New Year’s resolutions you made nearly nine months ago? A financial-themed resolution is a popular one, and, if done well, could result in much less stress by next year. I spoke to financial experts Rachel Cruze, author of Love Your Life, Not Theirs: 7 Money Habits for Living the… Read More

Should You Put Down 20% When Buying a Home?

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February 8, 2019 | Categories:

You’re trying to save 20 percent to put down on your first home, but do you know exactly why you’re striving for that amount as a first-time homebuyer? Though you don’t need to put down that percentage of your home purchase price in order to buy, it does help in two major ways: It saves… Read More

Get Fit without Spending Money With These 30-Minute Online Workouts

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February 8, 2019 | Categories: ,

If you have an internet connection, there’s no longer any excuse for skipping your workout. There are now thousands of options for free online workouts available on YouTube — and many of them only take 30 minutes to do. But which ones will work best for you, and how do you choose? Here’s what a… Read More

Reasons You Shouldn’t Empty Out Your Savings Account at the Closing Table

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December 10, 2018 | Categories:

Anyone who’s buying their first home has probably gotten used to stalking their bank accounts leading up to their closing making sure they’re beefing up their savings for a down payment and closing costs. (If you’re just thinking about buying a home, get your personal finances in order and follow these personal finance tips to… Read More

Fun Fitness Vacations You Can Actually Afford

September 1, 2018 | Categories: ,

There’s something about using our vacation days that makes us loosen up—way up—on our otherwise healthy habits. Whether we’re downing margaritas and guacamole by the beach or overdoing the “après” in après-ski, some of our past trips have taken a bit of a toll on our mental and physical health—in addition to our bank accounts. So this summer… Read More



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