Planning matters

Is Your Teenager Ready to Start Building Credit?

My daughter, who will soon turn 18 years old and is in high school, asked if she can apply for a credit card. For the past few years, she has been utilizing a high school checking account. This has provided her the opportunity to learn how to responsibly use a debit card, keep track of…

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Are You Ready to Spread Your Wings and Fly? Traveling in a Post-Pandemic World

Traveling in a Post-Pandemic World For the first time in a long time, travel is becoming a real possibility as things begin to reopen in the world around us. Although the pandemic hasn’t disappeared, we’ve certainly turned a corner in recent months, and many are beginning to think about getting out there and seeing the…

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Marriage and Money

June is a popular month for weddings and exactly thirty-six years ago today, my husband and I were standing at the altar lovingly exchanging our wedding vows. However, none of those vows included anything about handling money together. We were left to our own devices to figure that out. Here are some great tips from…

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Budgeting for Your Pet

Have you recently welcomed a new pet into your home and family? If not, chances are good you know somebody who has. Along with all the cuteness and excitement of having a new furry friend comes the associated costs that need to be factored into the budget. And while adjusting your finances to accommodate for…

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