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Home Buying Terminology 101

Home buying can seem like a complicated enough process before adding in the fact that it comes with its own vocabulary. Use this simple terminology guide to get up to speed on the basics....

Need Holiday Gift Ideas? Give Experiences, Not Things

If you’re like many people, this time of year marks the start of your hunt for the best holiday gift ideas for friends, family and coworkers. But instead of hitting the mall this season,...

Check Your Car Insurance Policy to Save

You may feel like you don’t have any control over the bills you need to pay, like your rent, utilities and insurance policies. But you can influence some of these more than you might...

Manage Your Holiday Expenses With These 5 Smart Tips

According to the American Research Group, Inc., in 2015, American shoppers planned to spend an average of $882 on holiday gifts alone, and there are many more holiday expenses that can sneak up and...

CheapTube: TV Subscriptions Allow You to Cut Cable Without Sacrificing Your Favorite Shows

If you’re like the average American, your cable bill is over$100 per month. That adds up to over $1,200 per year. You may be able to save a good chunk of that money by...

Preparing for the Worst: How Much Does a Funeral Cost?

It’s a somber but important question to consider when doing your financial planning: what happens after you or a loved one dies? It’s the last thing anyone wants to think about, but funeral costs...

Stay on Budget With a Backup Child Care Plan

When you have little ones, unexpected surprises and expenses are a way of life. Even if you have a solid child care plan in place, a case of the flu or an unscheduled closing...

What is Asset Allocation?

Often, life is a balancing act. That goes for your finances, too. Finding the right balance between return and risk in your asset allocation can have a positive impact on your long-term goals. Learn...

The Basics of Investing

One of your toughest choices is how and where you invest your hard-earned money. To make the best decision for you, you need a basic understanding of how the most popular investment vehicles work....

When is the Right Time to Apply for Social Security?

You may want to put off applying for your Social Security benefits. Yes, we mean it. Learn More      
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