After years of building a stellar credit history, you may have decided youâre finally ready to invest in that vacation home, but you donât have quite enough in the bank for that eye-catching property just yet. Maybe you want to…
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People may often imagine that when they reach their milestones, there will be fireworks and party buses along with a huge celebration. And while sometimes there are, most wins are simply small steps you take every day until one day…
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Whether youâre trying to buy a home or looking to get a college degree, you may need to take out a loan to finance your goals. If youâre seeking out your first loan, know that borrowing money is a common…
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Timing is everything and when it comes to buying a car, that saying couldn’t be more true. Negotiating and haggling with car salesmen can reduce the price of what you have to pay for a new whip. But if you … Continue reading →
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With the end of the year rapidly approaching, itâs a good time to take stock of your financial situation as you head into 2021. 2020 has been a strange year, and a difficult year for many people. With many peopleâs…
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Reaching your twenties is an exciting milestone for most as it means youâve officially entered adulthood. Along with that milestone comes new responsibilities and worries that we didnât picture when our teenage selves dreamed of turning 21. We imagined our…
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Weâre living in an age of convenience. Groceries can be delivered, clothes can be picked out for you and just about every TV show and movie ever made can be beamed straight into your living room. If I had the…
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If youâre someone who struggles with financial anxiety and stress, practicing a financial self-care routine could help. Start with 3 habits.
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In March I offered some financial advice to Michelle, a Mint user who was struggling with debt, a lack of retirement savings and a bit of family financial drama amongst her siblings. Michelle was anticipating a cash bonus from her…
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Using donor-advised funds is a more advanced tax strategy that has gotten more popular recently with the introduction of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) in February 2020. The TCJA nearly doubled the amount of the standard deduction, which…
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