Major Purchases

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How to Win at Major Purchases

There’s no question about it: major purchases require major consideration. But before you can even go there, you have to first acknowledge that it’s a major purchase. Just because a […]


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Retirement Savings

How Else Can I “Do” Retirement Savings? Want to do more to get to retirement? Or maybe you’ve got goals other than retirement on your mind? You can always open […]


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Debt: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

  Debt is tricky. Though it’s an extremely useful financial tool many people depend on, it can be very dangerous when used improperly or carelessly. Here’s a quick rundown of […]


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Are Credit Cards Bad?

There’s no denying that cards get a lot of people in a lot of financial trouble. But the real answer to this question is up to you. If you use […]


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What’s So Great About the TSP?

Ready to start investing for retirement? Don’t overlook one of the easiest ways to get started: the Thrift Savings Plan, or TSP. This tax-advantaged program allows service members to invest […]


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Pick Your Investing Path

Deciding which investments to make takes time and energy, and just making the investments often costs money. You can save on investment costs by going DIY, or you can get […]



Pay Yourself First

You have to pay everyone else —shouldn’t you get your share too? The answer is, you should. Your spending plan helps you pay yourself, first. Make it a goal to […]

Major Purchases

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Five Rules for Buying a House

Buying a house is a great way to feel like you’re part of the community. But it’s also a huge financial decision with far-reaching implications.  If you’re looking to buy […]

Major Purchases

That Sweet Ride

That Sweet Ride

There’s more to buying a car than thinking you can afford the monthly car payment. Make sure you understand exactly what you are getting yourself into. Assess your needs We […]


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How Can I Get Started with Credit

Does qualifying for credit feel like a classic chicken or egg situation? It doesn’t have to be. With the right moves you can start building positive credit history. Whatever you […]


But I Don’t Wanna Retire

When we go on about retirement, do you drift off? We get it. Retirement may seem irrelevant when you’re young and excited about a brand new career. It might feel […]