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Fiscal Checkup

  • July 01, 2019
  • Amanda Orr
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Taking a midyear break to review your finances give you the opportunity to spot errors, adjust your budget and save on taxes! Spotting Errors: Start by visiting www.annualcreditreport.com and review the three major credit agencies – Experian, Equifax and...

MoneySkill

  • March 29, 2019
  • Amanda Orr
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How often have you encountered a money management question as an adult and thought to yourself, “It would have been nice to have learned about that in school”? If this has happened to you, or if you have teenage kids in your life then I have an...

Living Paycheck to Paycheck?

  • June 01, 2018
  • Amanda Orr
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When you check your bank account, are you staring at zeros? Are you looking around your home and wondering what do you have to show for all of this spending? If you are overwhelmed by feelings of confusion and regret, you are not alone. No matter how...

What the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike means for you

  • May 01, 2018
  • Amanda Orr
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  During the Great Recession one of the tactics used by the U.S. economy was an unprecedented move to lower interest rates to near zero, and Americans haven’t seen interest rates much above zero for a decade now. You might be asking yourself, how does a rate increase...

Spring Spending Traps

  • April 02, 2018
  • Amanda Orr
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For those of us who have just endured a long, cold and drab winter, the first sings of spring can lead to a need to spend more “green”. Anything from spring cleaning to yard-work can trigger an unnecessary shopping...

Give your Wallet a Spring Break!

  • March 01, 2017
  • Amanda Orr
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If you are having trouble paying for necessities with your take home check, it may be time to give your wallet a break, and evaluate your expenses and spending. Here are three things you can do to cut your spending and budget your expenses. ...

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