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Eating Healthy on a Budget

May Guest Blogger: Emerald Thomas I remember seeing my mama coupon when I was a child. She would shop around for the best deal. I also promised myself that no matter how much money I earned, that I would always shop smart like my mama did. Most people believe that …

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Teach Your Kids to Love Memories over Stuff

In a society where keeping up with the Jones is no longer a metaphor, it’s easy to forget the importance of real connects. Creating moments is about creating memories with the people you love. It’s about creating, building, and strengthening relationships. Yes, you can buy the new “IT” shoe or …

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How Sickle Cell Affected My Financial Story

This is my personal story and how sickle cell affected my finances, but is also a story about anyone who has a chronic illness. While writing this story, I spoke with a few friends with their illnesses and realized this could be for someone with a chronic illness. Reading this …

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5 Things Teenagers Need to Know About Finances After High-School

April’s Guest Blogger: JLeyah Tunstull 5 basic concepts of financial literacy Financial literacy for young adults can often become a very difficult or even an overlooked subject. The core concepts of financial fitness are completely different than those of an adult with a much more seasoned financial history or profile. …

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Saving Money at Fun Places

I must admit when Chuck E Cheese came out with their new debit card system I was a little upset.  I had delivered a savings system that was working for my family. About two weeks after I recorded my Periscope video teaching “Money Lessons Children Could Learn at Fun Place” …

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Help Me! I Need to Start Saving Money

Photo by: Rachael Crowne Saving money is the hardest easy thing I have ever done. I much admit I was one of those people who always had an excuse why I can’t save. My check was short; I have too many bills, I have more month than money. And my ...

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Tips for Future Landlords

I rented out my home for over three years before I sold it. As a single woman who had been downsized from a career job renting was at that time was my best option.  In the city of Nashville TN where home values have skyrocketed no one wants to sell …

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Is Your Debt Getting In Your Way?

As a young bright eyed 20 something fresh out of high school and straight into college, I know nothing about money, credit or debt. I thought to myself I had a job so of course, I could pay the bill on this new credit card. Two years later I had …