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Budgets 101: How to Make Your Spending Money Last in College

Sep 18, 2018 | 3 minute read

“Why am I running out of money?”

That’s the question students ask most when they visit the student money management center at University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, Georgia.

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Saving for Retirement and a Child's Education at the Same Time

Aug 28, 2018 | 5 minute read

You want to retire comfortably when the time comes. You also want to help your child go to college. So how do you juggle the two? The truth is, saving for your retirement and your child's...

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How to Save $1,000 Before the Holidays

Aug 17, 2018 | 2 minute read

With school already starting, believe it or not, Thanksgiving is three months out and the holiday shopping season isn’t far behind. If you’re hoping to take advantage of Black Friday deals, it's...

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How to Dine Out for Less

Aug 14, 2018 | 3 minute read

There’s no doubt packing a lunch or cooking at home can save you money, but if you’re on a budget, you don’t need to avoid restaurants altogether. Here are a few easy ways to eat at your favorite...

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Fixed vs. Adjustable Rate Mortgages

Aug 7, 2018 | 5 minute read

Like homes themselves, mortgages come in many sizes and types, and one of the most important decisions you face as you consider your choices is whether to take out a fixed or an adjustable rate...

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Investment Planning: The Basics

Jul 31, 2018 | 5 minute read

Why do so many people never obtain the financial independence that they desire? Often it's because they just don't take that first step — getting started. Besides procrastination, other excuses...

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How Student Loans Impact Your Credit

Jul 5, 2018 | 5 minute read

If you've finished college within the last few years, chances are, you're paying off your student loans. What happens with your student loans now that they've entered repayment status will have a...

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Phishing and How to Recognize It

Jun 25, 2018 | 3 minute read

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Getting Started: Establishing a Financial Safety Net

Jun 25, 2018 | 3 minute read

In times of crisis, you don't want to be shaking pennies out of a piggy bank. Having a financial safety net in place can ensure that you're protected when a financial emergency arises. One way to...

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Best Ways to Save On Your Vacation this Summer

Jun 6, 2018 | 3 minute read

It’s no secret planning the summer vacation you’ve been dreaming about can become costly. When you start factoring in travel, lodging, dining, and activities, the expenses can add up quickly. Here...

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