5 Things to Do with Your Spare Change

While we may live in a debit card world, we still end up with spare change. Chances are you have a pile of it somewhere in your house or even in your car. While you may not really think about it that change can really add up. Whether you save it throughout the year for […]

How to Save Money for Your House Down Payment

Owning a home is the American dream. We all want to be able to come home to a place that belongs to our family. For many, the thought of paying another month’s rent is enough to turn their stomach and with good reason. After all, who wants to continue to pay for someone else’s dream? […]

4 Reasons You Need an Emergency Fund

Chances are you’ve heard that you need an emergency fund, but why? Why is it so important to have an emergency fund? You have the money to cover your bills each month and have a good job. This may lead you to believe that an emergency fund isn’t necessary. That couldn’t be further from the […]

5 Tricks to Save Money Fast

Do you have an unexpected expense? Are you trying to save for something you really want? Coming up with the money you need in a short amount of time may seem overwhelming, but there are ways to do it. Whether you cut unneeded expenses or live off your stockpile, you can save money fast. Cut […]

Why You Should Start Saving Money Now

A mindset that many of us fall into is that we don’t have enough money to save to make a difference. You may think that you have so little left over each week that you might as well spend it. This couldn’t be further from the truth. There are so many reasons you need to […]

Why You Need an Emergency Fund?

If you know anything about finances, you know that people are always recommending an emergency fund. But, why? Why do you need an emergency fund? It’s something that many people have asked over the years. Just because someone tells you need something doesn’t always mean you need it. In this case, however, you do. Let’s […]

How Much Money Should You Contribute to a 529 Plan?

You want the very best for your child. While many people have dreams of sending their children to ivy league universities, only 0.4% of students attend an ivy league school. In other words, the amount you need to save for your child’s journey may not be as much as you thought. How do you determine […]

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