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Facing the Bills: Six Smart Tricks to Tackle Your Holiday Debt

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis Facing the Bills: Six Smart Tricks to Tackle Your Holiday Debt

Oops! You did it again. Another holiday season, another December spent wracking up debt on presents and parties. Americans spent an average of $1,048 this past holiday season and those who used credit cards for holiday shopping in 2018 likely amassed over $1,200 in debt. So now that it’s January, the time has come to […]

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4 Festive Ways to Save Energy this Holiday Season

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis 4 Festive Ways to Save Energy this Holiday Season

How early do you start decorating your home for the holidays? Are you the type that goes from pumpkins straight to Christmas trees? Or do you say “humbug” to the holiday fuss until after Thanksgiving? Wherever you fall on the festive scale, decking the halls can make your spirits merry and bright; but it can […]

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‘Til Debt Do Us Part

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis ‘Til Debt Do Us Part

Reasons to Talk Money Before Saying “I Do”

People say there are three things you should never discuss with others: religion, politics and money. While this rule may apply at work or family gatherings, when you’re in a serious relationship or newly engaged, it’s important to discuss your financial situation before saying “I Do.” Many couples site issues with money as their number […]

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Frightening Financial Facts That Will Spook You

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis Frightening Financial Facts That Will Spook You

Think Freddy Krueger and the Sanderson Sisters are scary? Try tackling one of the terrifying money monsters below! Although we know monsters don’t exist, common financial fears like job loss, lack of savings and unplanned medical expenses are a reality for many. So whether your finances are in good shape, are a “horror story,” or […]

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Tips to Boost Your Mind, Body & Bank Account During Self-Care September

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis Tips to Boost Your Mind, Body & Bank Account During Self-Care September

Self-care. This one practice is so important yet often neglected in our everyday lives. Why? Because although self-care is essential, it isn’t always easy. We are so busy with careers, daily duties and putting other’s needs before our own that we often forget about our personal well-being. During Self-Care Awareness month, we challenge you to […]

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Thinking Outside the Big Box: Why Buying Local is Better

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis Thinking Outside the Big Box: Why Buying Local is Better

Giant businesses and big box retailers across the U.S. are closing their doors because consumers are shouting “local, local, local.” While you may end up spending a few extra dollars at the neighborhood boutique down the street, what you don’t know is that those few extra dollars will actually stay local, circulate faster within the […]

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Are You Financially Fit?

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis Are You Financially Fit?

We all strive to be healthy and in shape. But have you thought about your financial fitness? At a time when we want to focus on healthier bodies and minds, we should also focus on healthier bank accounts and personal financial strategies. Here are three simple ways to improve your financial health: 1. Be prepared. […]

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The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!

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