Tips Before You Clip: Is It Worth It To Use Coupons?
use coupons

Is it really worth it to spend the time and effort to use coupons? If you believe the statistics, the majority of Americans would say, “Yes.” CreditCards.com says 85% of Americans use coupons on a regular basis. While RetailMeNot.com says that number is closer to 96%. So, basically, all of us? That seems a little […]

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When Your Money Problems Aren’t About Money
money problems aren't about money

“I love starting the day with a coffee from Starbucks! So what if it’s $6?” “Why spend all that money when we can just brew it at home?” Have you and your spouse ever had an argument like this? You’ve probably chalked it up as just another unavoidable money fight, but that might not be […]

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3 Reasons Why Your Relationship Isn’t Working
why your relationship isn't working

We’ve all run into problems in our relationships. When you’re going through a rough patch with your partner, it can be hard to see the reasons why your relationship isn’t working. Luckily, we have a list of common problems you can do something about today to start getting your relationship back on track. Is one […]

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5 Ways To Just Say No! (To Your Kids)
5 Ways To Just Say No

“But Mom, I NEED these $150 Lebrons!” “Mom, I need the 21 bundle from Kylie for $195!” “Sour gummy worms!” Sometimes, as parents, we’re torn between our need to do everything we can for our child and their nasty case of the “gimmies”. The gimme’s are when kids just HAVE to have the latest treat […]

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Is Your Pet Priceless?
your pet priceless

Man’s best friend. Or his kitty counterpart. We love our pets, don’t we?! 68% of U.S. households own a pet, which equates to roughly 84.6 million homes. That number is up from a 1998 survey that found only 56% of households owned one. But is your pet priceless? Americans as a whole spent $69.5 billion […]

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5 Steps For Confessing Financial Infidelity
steps for confessing

Nearly every relationship harbors some level of financial infidelity. It might be as minor as not telling your partner what you really spent on her birthday gift or as major as keeping a secret bank account to pay for your gambling addiction. (Find out where you stand with the Money Relationship Assessment.) Either way, the path […]

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Is Money Getting In The Way of Better Friendships?
money getting in the way of better friendships

We’re not sure everyone would admit it, but money affects our friendships. And we’re not just talking about money you loan to a friend. Your approach to money affects your relationships. Whether you know it or not. Is money getting in the way of better friendships for you? Every person has a unique approach to […]

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5 Questions to Ask Your College-Bound Kid

College selection time can be scary — and exciting — for both you and your young adult. But with thousands of colleges in the United States, plus online and overseas options, college selection can also be overwhelming for your college-bound kid. Discussing those options is a terrific opportunity for you to learn more about your […]

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Money Milestones For Your 20s and 30s

If we could write our 20 year-old selves a letter it would say, “Start now. Start saving for retirement. Even just a little.” We know it doesn’t sound fun or maybe even necessary to start saving for something so far off, but if you do, you will thank yourself some day. And that “some day” […]

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