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  • 4 Holiday Budget Tips

    4 Holiday Budget Tips

    The holidays are a magical time of year, but they can also be the most stressful. Family, food, shopping, crowds, and chaos abounds. Here are five tips to help manage the holiday stress by not breaking the bank.

    Limit Spending: Determine the number of gifts you are planning to buy, along with…
  • Fast Facts about Cosigning

    Fast Facts about Cosigning

    When someone applies for a loan with limited credit or too much debt, they may not be able to get approved on their own. The credit union may ask for a cosigner or co-applicant in order to consider approval. Here are some fast facts about cosigning.
    What does it mean to cosign?
    Cosigning…
  • How I Paid Back My Credit Card Debt on a Fixed Income

    How I Paid Back My Credit Card Debt on a Fixed Income

    Managing your finances isn’t always easy. I may be a budget pro now, but I wasn’t always so financially savvy. In fact, there was a time when I had a pretty significant amount of credit card debt. This is the story of how I paid it all back (without getting a raise or hitting the…
  • 3 Financial Tips from One Father to a New One

    3 Financial Tips from One Father to a New One

    Congratulations on your new baby! What are some things to be aware of? There is a new mouth to feed, definitely a change in sleep patterns, and lots of late nights, among some of the many changes. Here are three tips to help ease the financial burden, from one father to a new one:
  • 3 Money Lessons from a Job Loss

    3 Money Lessons from a Job Loss

    Have you ever been fired or laid off? For some of us, it can definitely feel like the end of our world as we know it. For others, it can be seen as freedom from a job we hate and an opportunity to change careers. Regardless of what side of the coin you are on,…
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