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Dealing With A Financial Setback

Financial setbacks come in all shapes and sizes. It can be an expensive household repair or major car trouble. It may be increases in your insurance plus a rent hike taking effect at the same time. Or, it can be … Continue reading

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Debt Consolidation: Not a silver bullet, but still a good idea!

If you’re up to your eyeballs in debt, the one thing you may wish for more than anything else is a blank slate. If you had a chance to wipe your slate clean and start over, things would be different. … Continue reading

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Fidget Spinners: Harmless Fad or Mega Distraction?

Fidget spinners. You’ve seen them practically everywhere. The small plastic gadgets don’t do much, but they’ve completely overtaken the toy industry. Fidget spinners were initially marketed as a sensory toy for children on the autism spectrum and those with ADHD … Continue reading

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Independence Day Celebrations Yesterday and Today

Do you know exactly what happened on July 4, 1776? What do our Fourth of July celebrations commemorate, and why? The Reason We Celebrate July 4 July 4, 1776, is the date written on the original Declaration of Independence, even … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Save On Your Summer Vacation

The ocean is calling – and so is the open road. Your dream vacation awaits! But first, you need to work out the financial details. How are you going to pay for your getaway? How much can you realistically spend? … Continue reading

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Summer Semester Fun

Here’s a real brainteaser for you: Flip-flops, sunscreen, smoothies, and textbooks – which of these is not like the others? If you’re one of the thousands of college students staying on for the summer semester, this assortment may accurately describe … Continue reading

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Newlyweds: Don’t let Financial Stress Take the Cake

Of all the things to discuss before marriage, finances are the least exciting. Statistically, money is the top reason couples argue and financial arguments are among the top predictors of divorce. So, how can you avoid becoming a statistic? Here … Continue reading

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Business Book Review: E-Myth Revisited

Starting a small business is hard work; any budding entrepreneur can tell you that. Unfortunately, though, all that work is often for the wrong purposes. People start businesses because they’re good at making a product or providing a service. That … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day On A Budget

Along with the blossoming flowers, the blazing sunshine and the tinkling bell of the ice cream truck come ideas and plans for celebrating Mother’s Day. Our moms are always there for us, as a sounding board, a virtual treasure trove … Continue reading

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Score.org – Free Business Mentors

Do you ever wish you could discuss your business challenges with a person who has real-world business experience, not just a good friend or random acquaintance? SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses launch and achieve their goals. The website is easy to use, with a clear search function for business questions. Continue reading

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