Category Archives: Personal Finances

Don’t Get Tanked by Gas Prices

Gas prices have fallen lately but they’re still a significant cause of budget distress for those of us with poor mileage gas guzzlers. I’m a case in point, on the negative side I only average about 15 miles to the … Continue reading

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6 Tips to Save on Travel for the Holidays and Through the Year

Travelling for the Holidays?┬áHere’s how to save… Top off your tires. Underinflated tires not only create extra wear but cost you as much as 10-20% in gas savings so be sure to fill up the tank and fill up the … Continue reading

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Advice from the Bank on Budgeting for the Holidays

Note: The following advice is provided courtesy of Bank of Colorado. With the holidays, and holiday spending season, upon us, I felt it was advice worth passing along. The more sanity we can inject into the process and the better … Continue reading

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Master Personal Finance with These Free Courses

Master personal finance with free online college courses from Missouri State University. Learn how to set financial goals, budget and improve your credit with these informative 8 sessions. Continue reading

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You Can Take Control of Your Finances; Part 1

Many of us are still slogging through the aftermath of the worst recession this country has endured since the Great Depression of the 1930s. While the economy has recovered in several areas large numbers of Americans are still reeling. We … Continue reading

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Tips for Savvy Savers

We all would like to save more or simply have more to spend on life’s important pleasures or the special people in our life (Father’s Day is coming up!). Use this list of useful tips to put more money in … Continue reading

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Saving For Success in 2017

Set smart, attainable goals to reach your savings goals. Find out how to start a savings habit in less than a month. Continue reading

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College Grads – Financial Security Starts Now

Well guess what? Mom and Dad probably don’t want their money back but Uncle Sam, if you took out student loans, does. According to statistics supplied by the Institute for College Access and Success, 71% of grads in 2016 graduated with an average of $29, 400 in student-loan debt.

The important thing now is to get on top of your debt and start putting sound financial practices and strategies in place to secure your future. Continue reading

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What’s in Your Wallet? More Than You Might Think

Do you know the hidden benefits of your credit cards and the smart strategies for using them? Continue reading

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Increase Your Bank Account Through Frugal Living

Learn the fine art of living frugally with these 10 Commandments from financial advice site, TheStreet.com. Continue reading

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