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April showers bring May flowers, but what do May flowers bring? Spring cleaning! If your answer was "pilgrims," you get bonus points. While you're embracing your inner Cinderella, why not do a good … [Read more...] about It’s Time To Spring Clean Your Personal Finances
A 2017 survey by T. Rowe Price found that 69% of parents are reluctant to discuss finances with their children, and 61% will only discuss it when asked. Why is it so taboo? Why is it that such a … [Read more...] about What Should You Tell Your Kids About Your Finances?
April is Financial Literacy Month. Just as you make New Year's resolutions to exercise more or lose weight for your physical health, April is the perfect time to make some changes that'll put you on … [Read more...] about 4 Bad Habits You Can Change For Financial Literacy Month
You may not be factoring long-term care costs into your financial planning efforts right now, but perhaps you should. An estimated 12 million Americans require some sort of long-term care each year. … [Read more...] about 5 Things You Need To Know About Long Term Care Costs
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April Fools' Day is a day that people either embrace (pranksters) or dread (butt of those pranks). It's a day that we stay on our toes, ever alert, lest we fall victim to an Oreo stuffed with … [Read more...] about Don’t Let Your Financial Situation Fool You On April Fool’s Day
If you're considering making repairs or improvements to your current home, you're in good company. In 2018, over 58% of homeowners planned a home renovation of some sort, with 45% of that group … [Read more...] about Should You Use Debt To Improve Your Home?
Does managing your finances have you losing sleep? If so, you're in good company. In a 2018 survey, 30% of Americans indicated they're constantly stressed about money. Financial issues also cause … [Read more...] about Anxious About Money? Financial Therapy Could Be Right For You
The No-Spend Challenge has people all over the country putting a freeze on their spending for a weekend, week, or even an entire month. Not only does this forced frugality save participants money that … [Read more...] about 10 Easy Steps For A Successful No Spend Month [Infographic]
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You're about to get married. Congratulations! Marriage is one of the biggest commitments a person can make to someone else, and there's tremendous excitement in a relationship that seems perfect. … [Read more...] about Here Are The 6 Signs Your Future Spouse Is Bad With Money
While the American economy is healthy right now, it won't always be that way. Sooner or later, we're going to experience another recession. The next economic downturn might not be as bad as the Great … [Read more...] about How To Strengthen Your Finances Before Another Recession
Investing in financial securities such as stocks and mutual funds is a great way to build wealth and prepare for the future. However, only about half of all Americans own stocks or mutual funds, while … [Read more...] about How To Get Started With Investing
Have you been affected by debt collection? If so, you're not alone. In 2017, over 71 million Americans had a credit card, auto, student loan, or medical debt in collection. Unrelenting calls and … [Read more...] about How To Deal With Those Nasty Debt Collectors