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Get On Top Of Planned Expenses With Sinking Funds

In a given year, you likely have expenses that you know are coming, holiday gifts, the family vacation you take every summer, annual homeowners association fees or maybe membership renewals.

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How To Put Your Tax Refund To Work For You

Even though what can feel like a gift from the government is actually a delayed receipt of your own money, the best use of those funds is not always apparent.

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Inflation, budgeting

How To Protect Your Spending Power From Inflation

Inflation, the rise in consumer prices, is a slow erosion of your money over time. Before 2021, the United States hadn’t seen annual core inflation much above 3 percent for the better part of 25 years.

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Home Improvement Funds Upgrade A New House To A Home

If you’re preparing to buy a home, you’ve probably been saving up for the down payment and other closing costs. But if that nest egg can only get you through the front door, it may not be enough.

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Inflation, budgeting

How To Make Budgeting As Painless As Possible

Budgeting is a pain. But what’s more painful is a bill you can’t easily pay, debt that costs a fortune or not having enough money to retire. 

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Avoid Going Overboard And Over Budget On Kids’ Holiday Gifts

It’s hard to resist the holiday messaging to buy gifts, and lots of them, to make the season brighter and more fulfilling. However, supply chain disruptions may make this year’s shopping stressful. 

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