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Don’t bust your budget: Tips and tricks to stretch those holiday dollars

Creating lists, checking them twice – it’s a tradition for many families across the country this time of year as they plan and shop for gifts for friends and family. Even with the economy starting to recover, many p...
 
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Give the gift of hope this holiday season

For most, childhood is a time of innocence. It is a time when wonder and excitement exist around every corner. Children view the world as an open book of infinite possibilities where they can be or do anything they want, limite...

 
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Financially fit: five steps to get a handle on your credit

After countless hours spent holiday shopping, you finally finished. Now, you’re faced with the credit card payments as you roll into the new year. While it may have been difficult to keep your finances – particularl...
 
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Five tips to help prevent medical identity theft

Every fall, many people review their employer health care options during “open enrollment.” As you start to focus on your health care decisions, you may also want to consider the safety of information you routinely ...
 
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DIY tips to check windows and doors and save on utility costs year-round

With temperatures dropping, now is a good time to improve your home’s energy efficiency. Drafty windows and doors can dramatically increase heating and cooling costs. That’s why it’s important to perform a wal...