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Newlyweds Financial Checklist

Financial Checklist for Newlyweds Begin Your Journey Together on Solid Financial Ground First, let me say congratulations on your recent or upcoming marriage! This checklist is to provide guidance for couples who’ve recently tied the knot or plan...

What the Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Means Financially for Couples

Today’s landmark Supreme Court ruling extends same-sex marriage to couples nationwide. As a longtime supporter of the LGBT community we celebrate the ruling that provides equality and fair treatment to millions of Americans. CNN Money has an informative article that can be found by clicking here: Same-Sex Marriage & Finances that explains...

Knowing the life expectancy of your home appliances can help you save to replace them.

Today’s Money – How Long Will it Last?

Expecting Life's Expenses I just completed a major move this weekend. We added a thousand square feet of house and almost 2 acres of land to take care of. After getting...

Debt Management Programs and Credit Scores

Financial Myth: Don’t Debt Management Programs Hurt my Credit Score? When entering our debt management program (DMP), keep repeating to yourself…”I am here to get out of debt.” Nothing worthwhile is ever very easy, including...

Mother’s Day on a Budget

Tips on making this Mother’s Day special without breaking the bank! Mother’s Day is a great time to reward and acknowledge the women in our lives for all of...

How to Create Financial Goals You Can Stick With

Creating Realistic Financial Goals As a form of motivation people create goals to attain certain property, products or status.  Financial goals are very important and require a lot of discipline to realize and reach your dreams.  Each person is at a different stage in their life...

Americans Not Saving Enough Money

American's Save Less than 5% of Income Simply put, as a whole, we aren't saving enough money. Bankrate.com recently published some eye-opening statistics regarding how much individuals are saving out of their earnings, here...