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Money Management

It’s no secret that we love to shop. The sheer number of malls and yearly consumption of gross domestic products by Americans tell us that shopping is a favorite pastime for many. Why has shopping become such a popular activity?…

Retailers traditionally ring in the New Year with deep discount sales. While spending may be the last thing on your mind right now, you may find an item you need at a huge discount. Whether that’s a brand-new laptop or…

You’ve probably seen ads, online or elsewhere, advertising “Get Rich in 5 Easy Steps!” or “Become a Millionaire by joining my 14-step program!” While some of these are informative and have helped individuals build wealth, others are merely scams that…

Personal care products, clothing, pet supplies, apps and streaming services are just a few of the subscriptions you can purchase to make your life more convenient and enjoyable. Subscriptions are typically inexpensive, which allows you to fit them easily into…

Budgeting goals must be tailored to you. Money decisions made by one person may not work for another individual. The key is creating a budget that works for you and is sustainable for the long term.

Ask anyone who has tried keeping a budget and they likely will confirm it is difficult. Budgeting isn’t rocket science, but just because budgeting is simple doesn’t mean it’s easy. Why is it so hard? Many of the obstacles to…

Did you know that approximately one-third of Americans report that money is a big source of conflict in their relationships? Being on the same page about money is crucial to a healthy, harmonious marriage. Ideally, couples will discuss financial expectations,…

In the digital world we live in, it is possible that you will never write a check. However, there may be some situations when a check is still the best payment method.