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How to Keep YOLO and FOMO from Ruining Your Budget

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis How to Keep YOLO and FOMO from Ruining Your Budget

Now more than ever, millennials are trying new things and engaging in different experiences to avoid FOMO, the fear of missing out. They embrace the mentality that you only live once (YOLO); but unfortunately, this mindset has come at a price. According to one study, nearly 40 percent of millennials have spent money they didn’t […]

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The 3 Money Resolutions You Should Actually Keep

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis The 3 Money Resolutions You Should Actually Keep

It happens every year: the glittery ball drops and the “new year, new you” talk begins. You promise yourself to save more money, lose twenty pounds, eat more veggies, spend more time with family, etcetera. And while you mean well, statistics show you’ll probably give up on your new goals before the snow has melted. […]

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5 Tips to Keep Your Holidays Festive and Fraud-Free

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis 5 Tips to Keep Your Holidays Festive and Fraud-Free

The holidays should be a time of giving, not getting scammed. This year the National Retail Federation expects consumers to spend roughly $720.89 billion during the holiday season, which includes a 15 percent increase in e-commerce sales. With all of this hustle and bustle, it is very easy to become a victim of fraud or […]

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Bigger Isn’t Always Better: 4 Reasons to Shop Small This Season

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis Bigger Isn’t Always Better: 4 Reasons to Shop Small This Season

It’s the local corner coffee shop, the trendy boutique in the middle of town, or the homemade soap shop down the street. Small businesses like these are the pillar of our country, and their impact on our economy is undeniable. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), there are 28 million small businesses operating in […]

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Insight into Credit: What You May Not Know about Credit Scores

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis Insight into Credit: What You May Not Know about Credit Scores

Everyone has heard the term “credit score.” It’s the three-digit number determined by your credit history. It tells a lender how well you’ve managed past credit and predicts your future creditworthiness. Your credit score can affect your ability to purchase a home, get a new car, or in some cases, secure a job. But do […]

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Back-to-School on a Budget: Tips to Save Your Money and Your Sanity

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis Back-to-School on a Budget: Tips to Save Your Money and Your Sanity

Back-to-school season means you’re back to packing lunches, doing homework, and navigating after school activities. It’s also back to the second most expensive shopping season of the year, behind the winter holidays. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey, Americans rack up a big bill of over $82 billion in back-to-school shopping, with the […]

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Buying A Car This Summer? 4 Reasons A Credit Union is the Way to Go

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis Buying A Car This Summer? 4 Reasons A Credit Union is the Way to Go

In the game of life, purchasing a vehicle is a big milestone. Whether you’re in the market to buy your first or fourth car, this investment is not one to be taken lightly. It’s important that you are set for success and aware of your financing options before you sign on the dotted line. Many […]

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