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Read an E-Book Week

It's Read an E-Book Week! Did you know? Are you celebrating? Do you prefer ebooks or actual bound books? Check out this post to see what I've been reading! Continue reading
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5 Steps to Take After Being Hacked

So, you’ve been hacked! Welcome to the 21st century, when it seems like this happens to us all. Follow these 5 steps to help repair damage done by hackers. Continue reading
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You Might Be Talking to a Tax Scammer

Every year, tax scams come out of the woodwork. If a caller or emailer says that you have to buy any kind of prepaid card to settle a tax debt or resolve identity theft, you’re getting scammed. If you think you’ve been a target of a tax scam, fight back by contacting the IRS, FTC or Social Security Administration. Stay safe this tax season. Continue reading
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How to Create a Budget in 6 Easy Steps

Making a budget is the most basic, but in some ways the most difficult, step toward financial security. We’ve got a simple six-step process to make it easy! Continue reading
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Simple Steps to Start Saving

You know you need to build up your savings, but it always seems to get bumped down on your to-do list. Well, let’s get started! Continue reading
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Take a Walk Down Memory Lane

Create something special with your partner this year by putting together a Memory Box that encapsulates your lives together. Continue reading
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Experience Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Worried about Valentine's Day breaking your budget? We’ve got great ways to save money while keeping the romance! You can even gift your sweetheart with anything from breakfast in bed to doing household chores … which will mean a LOT more than a box of chocolates! Continue reading
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Valentine’s Dinner for Two

You can have your steak and eat it too! Here is a great recipe for a romantic Valentine's dinner in. Continue reading
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Budget Friendly Valentine’s Day

It might seem unromantic to talk about saving money on Valentine’s Day, but what’s more romantic than a balanced budget and a full savings account? Seriously, there are great ways to still have a romantic time without spending a ton. Continue reading