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Three Ways New Parents Can Save Money

When you have a baby, it’s easy for expenses to add up. But not all of the typical baby expenses are necessary. If you’re looking for ways to tighten your budget, consider these three expenses that many new parents might categorize as nonessential.

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Three Reasons Never to Rent without Renters Insurance

Renters insurance is an important part of being a responsible renter. Consider these three reasons why you should never rent without renters insurance.

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Five Reasons for and against Shopping on Black Friday

Can’t decide whether to go shopping on Black Friday this year? To help out, we’ve compiled a list of pros and cons. Take a look, and then you decide.

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Why Credit Unions Offer Better Service

Credit unions are known for great service. Consider these four principles that demonstrate why credit unions are well worth joining.

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Income-Based Repayment Plans: 10 Questions to Guide Your Research

Learn if you qualify to take advantage of Income-Based Repayment (IBR) plans.

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Three Reasons to Choose a Staycation

A staycation offers the luxury of being off of work, without the hassle of having to go anywhere. Read our top three reasons to choose a staycation.

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Be Informed When Leasing a Car

Leasing a car may be cost-prohibitive for many. But for some, it’s a viable option. Consider these six factors before deciding whether leasing a car is right for you.

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Three Credit Union Benefits and the Principles Behind Them

Ever wonder why credit unions are able to offer great rates and lower fees, personalized service, and emphasize people over profits? Here’s a list of three great credit union benefits and the guiding principles that make them possible.

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The Benefits of Online Banking

Are you still holding on to that checkbook? Times are changing. There are more benefits to online banking that you might realize. Here’s our top 10 list of reasons to go digital when it comes to banking.

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Four Ways Technology Can Improve Your Finances

Are you benefiting from technology beyond news and entertainment? Learn how you can use technology to improve your finances.