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May 23, 2017

Summer Semester Fun

Here’s a real brainteaser for you: Flip-flops, sunscreen, iced coffees and textbooks – which of these is not like the others? If you’re one of the thousands of college students staying on for the summer semester, this assortment may accurately describe your summer plans. It’s great that you’re choosing the…
May 19, 2017

Building a Financial Future Using the Building Blocks Approach

How do you choose what financial information to impart to kids? What’s really important? Perhaps surprisingly, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the most important money lessons actually have nothing to do with money. That’s the central theme of its new report, Building Blocks to Help Youth Achieve…
May 17, 2017

Shop Smart At Target!

Are you a regular at Target? If you love the store’s wide layout and great discounts, you’ll want to know this money hack! Target has a simple system for all markdowns. When the last number of a price is an eight, that item’s price may later be reduced further. If…
May 16, 2017

Volunteer Your Child for Success Later in Life

Volunteering is one of the most selfless acts a person can do. It’s all about experiencing things as someone else experiences them, and making life a little better for the both of you. Some parents would rather their children spend their time studying instead of doing something selfless. Volunteering, to…
May 11, 2017

Mother’s Day On A Budget

Along with the blossoming flowers, the blazing sunshine and the tinkling bell of the ice cream truck come ideas and plans for celebrating Mother’s Day. Our moms are always there for us, as a sounding board, a virtual treasure trove of advice and to dote on us when we need…

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