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4 Tips For A Financially Sound Holidays In 2016

4 Tips For A Financially Sound Holidays In 2016

It's no surprise the holidays can be stressful for families, and often for many different reasons. One of those is the stress the holiday season and gift giving can put on a family's finances. While it's easy to get swept up in the holiday shopping excitement, it may not always be easy to see the bill later. 

This year, keep these four tips in mind when prepping for gift giving season, whether…

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Tips for How to Create a Budget

Tips for How to Create a Budget

Creating a budget seems like it would be an easy task, but many people find that they cannot get started. There are many reasons for this. If you or someone you know wants to start creating a budget, here are some tips to get you started:

WORK WITH WHAT YOU HAVE

First, do not get caught…

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It's Never Too Late to Start Saving for the Holidays

Summer Snowman

Many retail websites are currently promoting Christmas in July. For some, this month may be a good time of year to shop. For others, the idea of Christmas shopping in the summer is preposterous!

Yet, saving…

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Top Money Questions Answered by a Financial Counselor

When it comes to money and financial management, there are all sorts of questions that need answering. Part of what FamilyMeans offers to people aside from Debt Management Programs and more direct Financial Solutions is financial education for everyday life. Some popular and easy to overlook questions are the topic of our blog post today, answered…

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How a Budget Can Be Liberating Rather Than Confining

How a Budget Can Be Liberating Rather Than Confining

At FamilyMeans, we practice what we preach when it comes to financial education. Our staff are able to communicate financial pitfalls and tips people should look out for in their everyday lives to help them balance their budget, because they follow the same advice. One of our staff members, Eli Snyder,…

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