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What Can $100 Buy

If you’ve lived in the same place for several years, this question may seem a bit silly. However, $100 in certain regions goes quite a bit further than it does in other parts of the country. Factors like the cost of goods, land, and the income of residents all contribute to the disparity between the …

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5 Ways to Find the Perfect College Internship

by Abby Meirndorf, Marketing When you apply for a job after college, employers are going to look at your resume to see if you have any relevant experience. Internships are a great way to grow your skills and show potential employers what you can do. Getting hands-on experience and enhancing your knowledge/skill sets in your …

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6 Ways to Save Money On Your Honeymoon

Are you elbow-deep in wedding planning? Many brides-to-be count this as one of the most exciting times of their lives. If you don’t have the money to hire yourelf a J.Lo, though, it may be overwhelming and stressful. But remember — after the wedding comes the fun part, the honeymoon! Paying for honeymoon can be a challenge, but here are …

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5 Tips for Hitting the Thrift Shop

A little throwback for you: “I wear your granddad’s clothes / I look incredible …” You know that song, love it or hate it. “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis actually hits on some key factors that go into thrift shopping, namely that you can score some truly unique finds on a budget. Looking …

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Winter is Coming: Get the Most From Insurance Claims

Winter is coming. (Any Game of Thrones fans out there?) In Michigan, we can get some pretty crazy weather during the colder months, which often leads to some sort of damage to the home. Leaks, floods, ice damage, roof problems from snow accumulation, freeze-thaw damage, etc. can wreak havoc on your home. If the damage is …

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The Pros and Cons of a Store Credit Card

Store credit cards might get a bad rap, since some people who get them aren’t the best at money management. But if you take the time to think carefully and avoid making the impulse decision at the counter, opening a store credit card could work out in your favor. PROS? The initial discount you get …

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It’s Never Too Early to Save For College

by Abby Meirndorf, Marketing Parents want the best for their children. Most want their kids to have more opportunities and less financial stress than they had to struggle through. Going to college is one pathway to a better life, but college is not cheap, and costs are continuing to rise. One way to reduce the …

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5 Questions to Ask During a Job Interview

You know that terrifying moment in a job interview when the person interviewing you says, “So, do you have any questions for me?” By that point, many candidates have been listening intently, trying to absorb information rather than thinking of questions to ask during a job interview. It’s hard to get out of the “hey-aren’t-you-supposed-to-be-asking-ME-questions?” …

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13 Things to Keep in a Safe Deposit Box

Safe deposit boxes can be a great place to store important items, especially valuable documents or heirlooms or treasure maps or ancient moonstones that control the time-space continuum or … other, more practical things. They’re safe (duh) and secure, and an easy way to keep track of your most important legal documents. Here are some …

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How Pet Insurance Can Help You Save

by Abby Meirndorf, Marketing To some people, pets are part of the family. When they get sick or hurt, it’s particularly scary because they can’t tell you what’s wrong. However, receiving those medical bills may be even more scary! Visits to the vet or emergency room with your pet are not cheap. My puppy recently …

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