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6 Do's and Don'ts When Saving Money During a Crisis

Aug 4, 2020 | 3 minute read

Probably the last thing you want to think about during a crisis is working on healthy financial habits like saving money. But if you’re able to save, you can make your eventual recovery easier.

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How the CARES Act May Impact Your Student Loan Repayment Strategy

Jun 4, 2020 | 3 minute read

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 30.3 million Americans have filed for unemployment as of March 15, 2020.1 To help those struggling during this time, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and...

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CARES Act Provides Relief to Individuals and Businesses

Apr 8, 2020 | 4 minute read

On Friday, March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law. This $2 trillion emergency relief package is intended to assist individuals and...

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How to Pay Off Student Loan Debt

Oct 16, 2019 | 4 minute read

Whether you just recently graduated college or completed your degree several years ago, you likely took out one or more student loans to help finance your degree. At the start of the 2019 - 2020...

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

Sep 18, 2018 | 4 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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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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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 you're protected when a financial emergency arises. One way to...

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How to Set and Reach Your Savings Goals

Mar 14, 2018 | 3 minute read

While wanting to save more money has likely crossed your mind, identifying specific savings goals will help you reach them, faster. Whether you’re saving towards one or working towards multiple...

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This Money Habit Makes All the Difference

Mar 13, 2018 | 4 minute read

Planning ahead is hard when you’re broke. But planning ahead may be the best way to stop being broke and start building a solid financial future.

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Preparing Taxes the First Time After College

Mar 9, 2018 | 4 minute read

It’s officially tax season and for recent college-graduates, this may be your first time preparing and filing taxes. Whether you’re filling out a simple tax return or have a more complex...

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