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Approaching a Milestone Age? Remember to Adjust Your Financial Plan

October 8, 2012 - Christen - 0 comments

At 25, I narrowly avoided an aging meltdown that my friends and I dubbed the “Quarter Century Crisis,” thanks in part to advanced planning and attaining the financial goals I set for myself: begin paying student loans, avoiding credit card debt, putting aside money for grad... Continue reading »

How Much Money Do You Eat?

September 20, 2012 - Alisha M. - 0 comments

I eat a lot of money. Not literally, of course, but between groceries and eating out, a significant portion of my income goes to food. In an effort to save money, I have stopped eating out so much, but I can’t stop buying groceries. And I won’t stop buying healthy foods,... Continue reading »

Money Saving Tips to Help You Plan Your Wedding

August 23, 2012 - Christen - 0 comments

Preparing to take that walk down the aisle can be a very stressful time. Add the fact that you are actively saving for retirement and trying to reach other financial goals, and you may be tempted to hire someone else to deal with it. But before you start cold-calling expensive... Continue reading »

Save vs. Spend: What’s Your Philosophy?

August 10, 2012 - Alisha M. - 0 comments

Every time I visit my parents, I’m reminded that we don’t have much in common, including the way we think about money.   My parents have lived in rural Pennsylvania all their lives. Married right out of high school, they had three children before age 28. My dad worked for... Continue reading »

Ways to Save When the Weather is Warm

August 1, 2012 - Christen - 0 comments

When the weather is warm, it seems that everyone is looking for inexpensive ways to have fun. No matter where you live, there are many great things to do and see locally, but sometimes it’s hard to know exactly what’s going on around your neighborhood. To cut back on costs... Continue reading »

Planning for Your Next Vacation May Take a Little Preparation at the Office

July 23, 2012 - Anna O - 0 comments

It’s summertime and like most Americans, I’ve had vacation on the brain lately. This steamy summer heat has me longing for a relaxing week on a remote beach with a book in hand and the surf at my toes. But like many hardworking individuals, leaving the workplace takes weeks of... Continue reading »

When Searching for an Internship, Use Your Resources

June 22, 2012 - Christen - 0 comments

Long gone are the days of summers spent frolicking through the sprinklers or chasing down the ice cream truck, if you’re a college student focused on finding a summer internship. While sometimes unpaid, internships are a great way to gain experience in your chosen field of... Continue reading »

To Rent or Buy? That is the Question

May 25, 2012 - Anna O - 0 comments

As a young professional and new resident in one of the largest metropolitan cities in the U.S., I find myself constantly in a nomadic state of apartment hunting. My lease is up in August, so I have begun the seemingly endless hunt for a one-bedroom apartment or condo within my... Continue reading »