Tag: budget

What Is Financial Aid for College?

[ 0 ] May 29, 2019 |
What Is Financial Aid for College?

Financial aid includes all funding to help you pay for college, such as scholarships, grants, loans and work-study. To access most aid, you must complete a FAFSA. Today’s skyrocketing college tuition prices mean most families can’t afford the whole bill on their own. Financial aid can help fill in the gaps. Here we explain everything you […]

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Become Financially Fit in 2018

[ 0 ] January 9, 2018 |
Become Financially Fit in 2018

Now that the Christmas season is behind us, the focus turns to 2018 resolutions. While many of us vow to eat better and get on the treadmill to improve our physical health, have you thought about your financial health in the New Year? Consider some statistics: A Consumer Financial Protection Bureau study found that seven out […]

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What to Splurge (and Skimp) on for Back-to-School

[ 0 ] August 8, 2016 |
What to Splurge (and Skimp) on for Back-to-School

COURTNEY JESPERSENJuly 1, 2016 Holiday Tips & News, Shopping, Shopping Tips & News The first day of school isn’t here yet, but it’s not too early to start budgeting for the upcoming semester — especially considering the amount you’ll probably spend before the first class even starts. A 2015 report by American Express found that parents planned to spend an average […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Back-to-School Shopping

[ 0 ] August 5, 2016 |
The Do’s and Don’ts of Back-to-School Shopping

COURTNEY JESPERSENJuly 15, 2016 Shopping, Shopping Tips & News This school year, students will learn about history, science and grammar. But the first lesson for any back-to-school season is financial. Whether you’re a parent shopping for your child or a student buying for yourself, you don’t want to overspend on your school year prep. To help you […]

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Spring Clean Your Way to Savings

[ 0 ] May 9, 2016 |
Spring Clean Your Way to Savings

Springtime means opening the windows, sweeping out the dust from over the winter and starting anew. It is also the opportune time to clean out your wallet or purse, that junk drawer full of receipts and those overflowing file cabinets. But where to begin? Sweep It Go through your wallet and purse and fish out any receipts you may have […]

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7 Affordable Easter Basket Ideas

[ 0 ] March 18, 2016 |
7 Affordable Easter Basket Ideas

With Easter on March 27th, it’s time to spring into action. Need a little inspiration for your Easter basket? We’ve got you covered. Check out our seven most affordable Easter basket ideas — plus stores and Easter sales where you can find them right now. 1. Candy It may be the oldest Easter basket gift stuffer […]

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