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05/26/2017

Wedding Budget Tips: Say ‘I Don’t’ to Debt

Congratulations! You’re getting married — or at least planning to soon.

As you begin to ponder all-important decisions about cake fillings and floral arrangements, not to mention the dress, it’s important to take a step back. Weddings aren’t cheap, so you need to decide how much you can afford to spend on your big day.

Here are a few ways to keep your matrimonial expenses in check.

05/15/2017

4 Money Lies You Might Be Telling Yourself

By Kurt Smith

Learn more about Kurt at NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor

If you’re like many people, you tell yourself little money lies without even realizing it. These lies might justify spending or a lack of savings, or help you avoid dealing with money altogether. Regardless of the reason, they disconnect you from your finances and limit you now and in the future.

05/08/2017

10 Terms Every Homebuyer Should Know

Buying a home is a common undertaking for many Americans, but it's also one of the most complicated — not to mention costly — purchases adults will ever make. It's important to understand these 10 essential terms so you're ready to make smart decisions with your money.

04/27/2017

How to Monitor Credit in (Exactly) 250 Words

Why should I monitor my credit? Regularly checking your credit reports and credit scores can help you catch and fix errors or detect identity theft. It also lets you see progress as you improve your credit.

Who needs to do it? Everyone, even people with no credit activity. If someone has your Social Security number, he or she may have applied for credit in your name.

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