Category Archives: personal finance

Four Financial Faux Pas to Avoid in Relationships

Talking about finances with your significant other isn’t always fun, and most people certainly wouldn’t categorize it as romantic, but it is a fundamental part of most relationships. That’s because money is a big deal! How big? Well, big enough … Continue reading

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Six Cost-Effective Ways to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

“Eco-friendly” most commonly refers to actions or items that are not harmful to the environment. In this instance, “eco” is an abbreviation for ecology, but who’s to say it can’t also stand for economy? As a homeowner, there are plenty … Continue reading

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Love and Money: Why Communication is Key

When it comes to money, what’s love got to do with it? Well quite a bit, apparently. Take, for example, the Federal Reserve research reporting that couples with higher credit scores have a better chance at finding love. Or the recent Bankrate.com … Continue reading

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How to Stretch Your Vacation Dollar

Multiple sources report that August is the second most popular month for vacations. This means that, right now, many people are anxiously awaiting their final, and maybe only vacation of the summer. If you are among them, your trip has … Continue reading

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Debt Consolidation Options

If you have debt, you’re not alone. In fact, the U.S. national debt rose to $17.8 billion last year. New Jersey residents are doing their part, unfortunately, as those of us in the Garden State have an average debt of … Continue reading

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Tips for Doing Your Personal Taxes

“People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes: men and women.” —Author Unknown The author of this quote may be unknown, but what we do know is it communicates an important message: you are not alone! Few … Continue reading

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