Quick Tips: Healthy Eating on a Budget

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  There are ways to make healthy eating fit your budget. You’ll be surprised by how spending just a little extra time can save you money. And the more time you spend—in planning, shopping, and cooking—the more money you’ll save.  Save money by learning and planning: Plan and shop for a week’s worth of meals at a time. You’re less … Read More

Budgeting Post Divorce

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Being bound by debt is a form of modern-day slavery in which a person acquires so much debt that they feel like they are chained to a large cement ball. You have seen the cartoons, but when you experience it for real, it isn’t funny. Too much debt equals too much weight. Wouldn’t it be a great feeling to have … Read More

7 Water-Saving tips for the Kitchen

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The Holidays are here and cooking for large families and holiday parties is in full swing. Keep these tips handy to help save you time and money: Don’t let the water flow when washing dishes. If you have a double sink, fill one side with soapy water to rinse or wash dishes. Run the dishwasher only when full. For drinking … Read More

7 Financial Tips for College Students

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Most adults don’t know the difference between needs and wants, so it’s no surprise that many kids don’t know how to handle money. Their parents wanted only the best for their kids and, in most cases, provided it. But financial responsibility sometimes gets lost between designer clothes, karate lessons and a cell phone. Some young adults have trouble with credit … Read More

Fiscally Ready for New Year?

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I found this short article from Suze Orman and wanted to share: No-Sweat Fiscal Fitness Checklist Make just one small change each month, and by this time next year you’ll be in the best financial shape of your life. January: If your employer matches employee contributions to a 401(K), sign up now. Make sure you set aside enough to qualify … Read More

Saving Money Q & A

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This question came from Mary in New York: Q: I’m trying really hard to save extra money. What do you suggest? A: It is the little things in life that we do that can make the biggest difference: 1.      Save your spare change in a large container. This is something all family members can contribute to. At the end of … Read More