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When Times Get Tough

When emergencies and unexpected situations strike, it’s important to be prepared and make wise decisions. While tough times can vary, from a sudden job loss to a natural disaster, the steps that you can take to prepare yourself are often the same. There’s an old phrase that says “the best time to plant a tree […]

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Minimum Payment Hardships

It’s scary to find yourself in a situation where you can’t afford your monthly debt payments. Whether that’s due to a sudden life change, like a job loss or illness, or if you’ve simply found yourself unable to keep up, there are steps you can take. Time For Action Though it may feel tempting to […]

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Budgeting: A Practical Guide

A realistic, workable budget is one of the most crucial tools in your financial wellness arsenal. Starting Points Your budget is your blueprint for keeping cash flow positive and sticking to your saving goals. If you have a partner, it’s essential to have one overall household budget. That big picture is crucial for having a […]

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