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Money and Marriage: Banking Together after Tying the Knot

So you’ve tied the knot, moved in together, and are excited about taking the next big step as a married unit. What about merging your finances? If you haven’t already done so, having a discussion on how to best handle your money as a couple should happen sooner than later.

Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring cleaning! Time to flip your mattress, dust the ceiling fans, and organize your finances. If you’re unsure where to start, here are some helpful guidelines to getting your fiscal house in order: Create a Basic Filing System Organize your important documents into easy to find folders. Sort your papers

9 Interesting Presidential Money Facts

Originally, President’s Day was established to honor the birthday of our country’s first president, George Washington. However, in recent years it’s been delegated to the day of inventory sales and great department store deals. In honor of the people the day was founded for, we decided to take a look

10 Unique Ideas for Valentine Romance on the Cheap

Valentine’s day falls on a weekend again this year, which could mean this popular holiday out could be busier than usual. Save your cash and try one or some of these romantic gestures this year: Throw a Progressive Dinner – Get some friends together for a unique multi-home experience. Each couple

Look Before You Leap: Types of Debt You Can Consolidate

If you’ve been accumulating a bunch of loans with high interest rates and huge monthly payments, you may be considering consolidating your debts into a single, lower interest rate loan. This takes some of the burden off being able to afford your bills by lowering your monthly payments. >> Read

August Financial To-Dos

Statistically, September is the time of the year when things start picking up again after the lazy days of summer. Use this month to prepare for that upswing in social, work, and school events while still enjoying the little of summer you have left! 1. Save on Back to School

Savings Accounts Defined

Savings accounts are perfect for people who don’t want to take any market or investment risks with their money and save it for a future date. There are several ways to build up your money, and most savings accounts have easy access or are for a fixed term. Find out