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YOUR FICO SCORE QUESTIONS ANSWERED

I am an official brand ambassador for FICO®. While I receive compensation for my participation as a brand ambassador, opinions are mine. Understanding your FICO® Score can feel daunting and confusing at times. With so much emphasis placed on how your score can impact lending opportunities, it’s important that each of us have our most …

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Can Blogging Really Get You Free Stuff?

Whenever I’m searching for a recipe, for travel ideas, or for an honest perspective on a product, I’m drawn toward blogs rather than big websites. Like the small, brick-and-mortar store, nothing can replace the unique, human perspective of an individual. When you’re going to a new city, for example, you don’t want some sponsored list of …

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‘I Can’t, I’m Saving’: Why We Need To Be More Honest In Our Relationships

More often than not I have been the ‘broke’ friend. Growing up I didn’t feel that I came from much and witnessed a lot of poor financial decisions made by those in my family. This not only shaped my lack of understanding and patience with the process, but also the mindset that it takes to …

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Battle of the Breaks: Staycation vs. Vacation

We’ve hit the halfway mark in 2018 and to celebrate making the first six months of the year our best yet-what better way to self congratulate than taking a much needed vacation…right? Before booking flights and scoping out new cities to visit, ask yourself: If I take a vacation now, will this hinder me from …

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5 WAYS TO RESPECT YOUR FRIENDS FINANCE GOALS THIS YEAR

As the first quarter of 2018 has quickly come to a close, it’s time for each of us to healthily assess if we’re on target to crush our financial goals for the year or if we need to implement more discipline to achieve them. With warm weather soon approaching, it’s almost a given to want …

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19 THINGS I’VE LEARNED ABOUT FINANCE & MARRIAGE AFTER 19 YEARS OF MARRIAGE (IT’S OUR ANNIVERSARY)

WOW, how time flies when you’re having fun! It’s our wedding anniversary today and I’m so excited. I honestly knew that I would marry my now husband who was once my military ball date, prom date, football game date, talent show date…just all around date….date. Each year on our anniversary I pull out my old …

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