Protecting Your Personal Information Online

Most people nowadays spend a lot of time online. We use the internet for research, keeping up relationships, ordering food, and so much more! But with all we do online, we need to also be careful about how much information we put out there. Everyone should be aware of the dangers and doing their best to protect their identity from those who want to steal it.

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Get to Know Your Credit Score

Have you ever been uncertain about what the point of a credit score is? And how do you improve it? A credit score is a number that represents your creditworthiness. Basically, lenders use it to decide whether or not they want to offer you credit, like in a loan or credit card, and what kind of offer they’ll give you. The better credit score you have, the better deal you get, like a lower interest rate or down payment.

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Making Smarter Financial Decisions

Sometimes it can be really hard to know what to do with your money. Should you invest now, or wait? When should you write up your will? Do you really need that insurance, or will you never use it? These decisions can be difficult enough on their own, but even worse when emotions come into it. So what can we do about them?

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Got Money Back After Doing Taxes?

You’ve hopefully filed your taxes by now. Maybe you had to pay more, but maybe you’re getting a refund! If so, do you know what you’re going to do with it? While it might be fun to spend it all on a treat, how about putting some of it toward something more beneficial in the long run?

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Saint Patrick’s Day Tips and Treats

Saint Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday that, in America, celebrates Ireland in a number of ways! People enjoy drinking and eating green-colored beverages and food. They wear green – and if you don’t you might get pinched! There are also a variety of events to attend.

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Managing Your Money in College

We know college is a huge expense, especially if you don’t get a lot of scholarships or grants. The average yearly tuition can be anywhere from around $10,000 to $25,000, and that’s just for a public four-year college. Getting financial aid can be a huge help and students should focus their efforts there. However, they shouldn’t forget they will still need to manage their money well in order to not go into more debt than necessary!

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Valentine’s Day: Gifts from the Heart

What are your favorite Valentine’s Day gifts you’ve ever gotten? What are the ones you’re most proud of giving? Now, how much did these gifts cost? Sometimes the more expensive ones will keep a loved one happy. But almost always, a gift that is less pricey but more personal will be remembered forever.

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Valentine’s Day: Inexpensive Ways to Celebrate

Only two weeks until Valentine’s Day is here! How do you celebrate it? With friends, family, a special someone? There are all sorts of people you might share this holiday with, leading to many ways you can end up spending a lot of money. Spend your time instead and create wonderful memories without breaking the bank.

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Grow Your Savings With A Garden

Planting season is upon us! Depending on what you want to plant, of course. Vegetables and fruits are always a good way to save money on groceries while encouraging healthy habits at home! Here are some suggestions for which ones to grow and tips on the best times to plant in Arizona.

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