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House Hunting Tips for First-Timers

Searching for a home is a unique affair. A singular experience can be described as exciting, scary, fun, and confusing. It is definitely one of those life experiences where you will benefit from collecting anecdotes, advice and warnings from family, … Continue reading

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Tips to Keep Your Financial New Year’s Resolutions

Improving financial standing was once again a popular New Year’s resolution for 2016, just as it was in 2015. This goal is particularly important to Millennials, who want to spend less and save more, and those in Generation X, whose … Continue reading

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Four Tips to Hosting a Holiday Office Party on a Small Business Budget

It’s beginning to look a lot like … that time of year again to plan for the office holiday party. With invitations to be created, menu selections to be made and employee gifts to be bought, the festivities may often … Continue reading

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Back to School Planning, Saving and Spending Tips

Whether you’re reading this as a parent of school-age children, or as a college student trying to navigate a more independent lifestyle, back-to-school time usually equates to an uptick in spending. By learning some key economic lessons, however, you can … Continue reading

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How To Make Your Summer Vacation Affordable

If you started planning a vacation with your family, a few friends, significant other, or even by yourself, you have no doubt realized it can get expensive! A one-week rental down at the Jersey Shore can run you around $2,500. … 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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