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$1,000 Fan 800If you are engaged to be married or in a serious relationship, you may be wondering when is the right time to combine your finances.  Getting married is one of the most significant and most joyous occasions that can happen to you in your life.  Money can be one of those stumbling blocks in a marriage.  How can we prevent this stumbling block from ever showing up? Continue Reading…

Is Carrying Cash Safe?

In today’s fast paced and hi-tech world people are more and more not using carrying cash with them.  There is a growing sense of concern when it comes to carrying cash for fear that it would increase the probability of being robbed.  The fact is that cash robberies are not as common as you might think.  However, there are a lot of thieves out there that want something else besides the cash (or lack thereof) that you carry. Continue Reading…

Have you ever had a certain amount for groceries in your budget and at the end of the month realized you went over your budgeted amount?  Maybe it wasn’t groceries for you.  Maybe it was something else.  Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an easy method to track your spending that did not require a nightly ritual of imputing numbers on a spreadsheet?  That is what one of our Facebook fans inquired about recently.  Continue Reading…

Tips on Christmas Spending

It is that time of year again, where we all come together to celebrate Christmas.  Whether it is with family, office parties or Christmas Eve services at your local church, Christmas is a wonderful time of year.  There are Christmas lights, pictures with Santa, long trips to see grandma and grandpa that make Christmas a special time of year.  However after Christmas, we can have a “bah-hum bug” attitude because we over spent on Christmas.  Well what if this year you had a game plan on your Christmas spending so you can end the holidays feeling jolly and not guilty?  Here’s how. Continue Reading…