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Financing or Paying Cash for Cars

by Randy Chalmers on January 27, 2023.

Like Dave Ramsey says, a lot of people state they will always have a car payment, which is something I personally have said most of my adult life. This is because we’ve learned to budget our lives around paying our necessities like the mortgage, groceries, water, electricity, and…car payments? According to 2022 data from Experian,...

$100 Left Over?

by Randy Chalmers on November 4, 2022.

We’ve discussed how people think they don’t have enough money to invest, so instead, they spend what they could have saved. But, what about those who are not yet investing, the ones who are on Dave’s Baby Step 2: pay off debt utilizing the debt snowball method? I know a lot of people reading this...

Some tips to reduce spending as we approach the holiday season

by Randy Chalmers on September 30, 2022.

It is finally cooling down, and with the cooler temperatures comes the desire for a nice, hot, beverage. The easiest way to acquire these seemingly magical drinks is to run by the drive-through of your favorite coffee shop. Did you know the average cup of coffee has risen to $4.90?! You don’t have to stop...

Rising Prices Eating your Money?

by Michelle McEachin on September 15, 2022.

These days, rising food prices have us all wondering how to make ends meet. Even if you have lots of money at the end of your month, you are still probably looking for ways to stretch your dollars?! Right?   I believe the absolute best way to stretch that food budget and get the most bang...

Responsible Shopping

by Michelle McEachin on August 19, 2022.

Have you ever bought something and then felt regret? You most likely thoughtyou just had to have it! It was displayed or presented in such a way that itcaught your eye! Maybe someone knocked on your door and asked if they couldclean your carpet for you. By the time they finished cleaning up that redKool-Aid...

Tips for Back-to-School Shopping

by Michelle McEachin on August 1, 2022.

Many of you have kids at home and are about to face… Back to School! Like me, you are looking for value everywhere, and let’s face it, this year we need all the value we can find! No matter your list, a bit of prioritizing, budgeting, and thoughtfulness will stretch your dollars far and wide....