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4 Ways Marriage Changes The Way You Manage Money

Saying, “Yes!” to forever together comes with unforgettable memories and exciting future plans. Tying the knot doesn’t just mean that you are now sharing a home and life together, it also means you are managing your money and finances jointly as well. There are a few important monetary topics that you and your partner will […]

7 Finance-Based Gifts Mom Will Love

Mom deserves all of the praise, recognition, and the love she can get—daily! Yet it is Mother’s Day that we “officially” thank them, once again, for all of their love and care. Rather than go the traditional route of buying flowers and candy for mom, why not make it more creative, thoughtful, and financially generous? […]

Should You Lease or Buy a Car?

Does it make better sense to buy or lease a new vehicle? That depends upon a number of factors, such as the residual value of the car you intend to purchase, the amount of money you pay upfront as a capitalized cost reduction and the cost of financing. Nevertheless, it’s recommended to explore both buying […]

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Ever wondered what the differences are between a credit union and a bank? Why credit unions are able...
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