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What topics should you discuss before marriage? There are a lot of things to think and talk about before tying the knot. Identify your deal-breakers early!

11 Things to Discuss With Your Partner Before Marriage

Now that I’m married, I’m honestly surprised how many people get married without discussing really big decisions that affect their entire lives. Some of these come up naturally while dating, and others need a real sit-down conversation to discuss. Here are 11 things (or 10, depending on one answer) that you and your partner should …

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Do you talk to your kids about money? Are you having those important money conversations so they know how to handle their finances? Start with these ten.

10 Money Conversations to Have With Your Kids

Do you talk to your kids about money? Is money a “touchy subject” in your household? Perhaps you don’t have enough. Or maybe you’re well-off but don’t think you need to expose your children to the realities of finance.   Financially savvy people don’t brag about the millions in their portfolios, but it’s folly to neglect …

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Ever wanted to travel the world for cheap? Learn more about the best points and miles resources for credit card sign-up bonuses, staying organized.

Travel for Cheap: Points & Miles Resources

Imagine. You’ve spent the last two years carefully planning, envisioning, and executing on the perfect 3-week winter vacation in Italy over Christmas, and you can hardly believe that it’s going to cost you practically nothing. You’ll stay in world-class hotels with antique furniture in the rooms (that you’re not allowed to sit on), priceless artwork …

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There are several types of abuse. Some are more common and obvious than others. No matter what, financial abuse is not your fault, and you can get out.

How to Recognize Financial Abuse

There are several types of abuse, and throughout the month of March 2019 you’ll be able to find articles on the following types of abuse: Emotional & Verbal Abuse Financial Abuse Domestic Abuse Sibling Abuse Digital Abuse Mental Abuse Sexual Abuse But first, let’s define what “abuse” actually means. The word comes from Latin and …

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How many times do you get to December and realize there's not enough money set aside for presents? Start budgeting for Christmas right now, instead!

7 Ways to Start Budgeting for Christmas Right Now

It’s only January, and we just emerged from last year’s Christmas chaos. But now is the time to start preparing for this year’s Christmas…specifically when it comes to your budget. How many times have you entered December frantically trying to find money for presents, cards, and postage for all those Christmas letters? How many times …

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