How A Christmas Club Savings Account Can Help You Budget for the Holidays

With about 12 weeks left before Christmas, there’s still time to save for the upcoming holiday. For many people, this is a fun-filled but expensive time of year. Even if you didn’t set up a Christmas Club account at your bank or credit union, you still have time to set aside a bit of money from each paycheck to help keep your budget stable throughout the upcoming ...
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What are some advantages to using cash for purchases?

In today’s society, there are multitudes of ways to access and pay for goods. From debit and credit cards, to pay services such as PayPal and Venmo, each type of payment method offers advantages and usually some disadvantages. One payment method which has many advantages is the good old greenback, or cash.
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Back-to-School Budgeting is a Teaching Moment for Kids

Back-to-school time takes a toll on your budget if you aren’t prepared. Extra expenses add up and sticking to your plan can be difficult. You don’t have to do it alone, though. This is an ideal time to help your kids build budgeting skills. Here are a few ideas about how to use back-to-school time to teach kids about money:
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Affordable Vacation Ideas in South Carolina

Having fun on a budget in South Carolina South Carolina is a wonderful place to explore. Families on a budget will find plenty of fun and exciting things to do in the Palmetto State.
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Affordable Vacation Ideas in Georgia

Having fun on a budget in Georgia There are so many opportunities for budget-friendly family fun in Georgia that you’ll run out of summer days before you run out of things to do. Here are some of our favorites to try if you're in the Peach State:
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Useful Budgeting Software

Sticking to a budget presents a challenge for many people. For some, using budgeting software helps make the process of allocating income to categories easier. Having constant access to your budget, even when you are out and about, helps keep financial goals front and center.
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How to Indulge in Guilt-Free Spending

While a budget helps keep your spending in line and tells your money what to do, it should also work to give you a life you enjoy. Keeping up with bills and saving for seasonal expenses and emergencies creates a stable and productive financial future.
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How to Organize Your Finances

Did you know you can save money on fees, build a good credit history, and reduce the amount of stress you feel about your finances just by taking a few small steps toward better organization?
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How to Vacation Without Blowing the Budget

Going on a vacation while sticking to your budget may require some creativity, but lots of families do it. Taking time away from everyday routines is good for relationships. It’s also a healthy way to keep stress in check.
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5 More Financial New Year’s Resolutions

For many, the holiday season is an inspirational time when adopting new habits for the coming year is a top priority. This blog post is the second in our New Year’s Resolutions series. Here are five more ideas to help you reach your financial goals in 2018.
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