3 Ways to Pay Off Your Home Mortgage Early

3 Easy Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

If you’re like a lot of homeowners, your house payment takes up more real estate than any other item in your budget.

But have you ever stopped to imagine all the things your budget could do if you paid your mortgage off early?

Maybe you’re dreaming of a weeklong stay at the beach: wearing your favorite wide-brimmed hat, enjoying your favorite novel, and soaking up an amazing view of the ocean. Now shake the imaginary sand off your shoes, and let’s talk about how you can make it happen.

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Easy Ways to Boost Your Income

Easy Ways to Boost Your Income

It’s probably no surprise to you that along with eating healthier and exercising more, many Americans are aiming to save money in 2018.¹ Are you one of them? Good news. We can help!

We’ll even let you in on a little secret: While you can certainly save money by spending less, you can hit your savings goals sooner by making more.

So, with whatever you’re saving for in mind—a home, a wedding, an emergency fund, a once-in-a-lifetime trip, a new car, a couch, retirement, the ability to be more generous—get to work boosting your income and make 2018 the year you reach your savings goal.

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Why Budgeting is Right For You

5 Reasons Why Budgeting is Right For You

When it comes to relationships, we all expect a little give and take. Even the parent of a toddler knows that a day beginning with tantrums and negotiations ends with a cuddle and a song. The best relationships reward everyone involved.

It’s the same with you and your budget.

Maybe you’re teetering on the edge, trying to decide whether or not you’re going to take the big leap to becoming a budgeter. Perhaps you’re pondering the idea of a budget and wondering, “Hey budget, what are you going to do for me.”

We’re here to speak up on behalf of the budget. It might take a little give and take to get it right, but we know you and your budget can have a mutually beneficial relationship. And here’s why:

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A Closer Look at Giving

Budgets: Let’s Take a Closer Look at the Category of Giving

We all know January is the perfect time for a fresh start. You may have already jotted down a few 2018 goals or made resolutions to get healthier and kick bad habits. Good for you!

In the spirit of fresh starts, let’s begin this year the way we ended last year—by giving! Take a look at your budget and your giving habits in order to think about ways to amp up the generosity in 2018.

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