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In the early years of your adult life, debt can add up quickly. From paying back student loans to buying a car to purchasing a home, expenses may add up…
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Growing your own vegetables can give you access to fresh, local produce right in your backyard — but can it help you save money on your grocery bill? According to a report…
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Your emailed receipts are saved on your computer. The bank statements you get by mail are haphazardly tossed into a desk drawer. Your car insurance policy is buried somewhere in a…
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So, you’re ready to take a leap of faith and buy a home. This type of life change can be as stressful as it is exciting, but if you know…
Mom filing paperwork with baby daughter
If you’re expecting your first child, you’ve probably heard about the mountains of diapers you’ll go through. But have you thought about all the paperwork that comes with a new…
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School’s out, and long summer days are ahead. While older teens often work seasonal jobs this time of year, now may be a good time for your 14- or 15-year-old to…
How to Budget for Your First Apartment
Moving out on your own can be both exciting and scary. While you gain independence, you may also have to manage the costs of housing and other expenses on your…
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Two of the most important, fundamental aspects of having baby can also be two of the most expensive: food and daily care. As your baby grows, your food expenses will…
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Raising an infant requires the parents to focus on the present. The numerous responsibilities regarding health, day care and daily budgeting can fill most of the waking hours of any…
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New parents and expecting parents can be overwhelmed by the additional responsibilities and expenses that go hand-in-hand with infants. A key source of financial stress can be all of the…