4 Ways to Protect Yourself from Financial Abuse

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Even if you are doing all you can to manage your money, we know there are some circumstances where your bank, job, or landlord may be taking advantage of you. These situations can be financial land mines, so it’s crucial to know your rights and get help if you need it. Let’s take a look…

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3 Steps for Recovering from a Financial Setback

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What happens when you have a financial setback? You may feel defeated and even hopeless when your efforts to save take a hit. Saving helps prevent financial emergencies Consider this: many of the financial hiccups we face are NOT actual emergencies. For example, we know that if we own a car we are likely to…

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How to Get Back on Track After a Financial Emergency

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Let’s talk about what to do when the emergency hits. We aren’t trying to bum you out, but the fact is, we are all likely to have a financial shock. What happens when you have to use your emergency fund? First, pat yourself on the back for having the funds, and then strategize. Using your…

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Why You Need an Emergency Fund (and How to Start One)

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What gets in the way of accomplishing financial goals? Picture this: you’re chugging right along making all the right moves to achieve your financial goals then… BAM! Something happens (A car accident? A root canal?) and you must come up with some cash to deal with it. You need emergency savings to handle unexpected situations…

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Three Calming Strategies for Managing Money Anxiety

Mo’ money, mo’ problems? It’s one thing for The Notorious B.I.G. to say, but if you’re experiencing financial stress in your daily life, you’re not likely to agree. When you feel like you can’t make ends meet, it may seem like money is the cause of (and solution to) all your challenges. Here are a…

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