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10 money moves to make before you have a baby

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Ready to pick baby names while wondering which color baby booties you’ll need? (Neutral, everyone says go with neutral.) Exciting and life-changing times are ahead! You’re going to have fun decorating the nursery and sharing the good news with everyone. But the next nine months are also important for getting your finances in order. Studies…

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Livin’ the dream: how to plan a gap year

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What does “livin’ the dream” mean to you? It could be chasing waves in the best surf spots around the world from Hawaii to Fiji. Or moving to France, eating freshly baked croissants every morning while working on that novel you’ve always wanted to write. Maybe you think to yourself, “I wish I could do…

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Why solar is surprisingly affordable

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You’re sitting at your desk, eating lunch, using your last five minutes of your break to pay a bill online. Watching the spinning circle as your payment processes, you notice the sun shining through the window reminding you to check that special app on your phone. This app shows you how much power your solar…

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How to give wisely this holiday season

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If you’re going to give, it makes sense to do it intelligently and for the right reasons. Here are four steps to making sure your hard-earned money goes to a cause that reflects your values and will have the most impact. Step 1: Research the organization asking you for money. Have you heard of the…

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Save on Your Vacation Lodgings

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Vacations are meant to give you some much needed rest and relaxation. Since lodging expenses can eat up a huge chunk of your vacation savings, you’ll want to make sure you find the best prices for them.  Here are a few websites to help you find the best deals and save on your vacation lodgings:…

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