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  • Healthy Eating Pays Off

    Healthy Eating Pays Off

    Did you know that April 7-13 is National Public Health Week?  In observance,  we’re sharing healthy eating tips and dieting tidbits.  Since we all gotta eat, let’s discuss different ways to make the best of it. I know some of you are thinking it’s impossible to manage a proper diet when you’re always on the [...]

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    | April 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
  • Help Your Kids Get Better Grades

    Help Your Kids Get Better Grades

    Dropout statistics are soaring and the student achievement gap is real.  It’s also a grim reality that America’s children are falling behind the rest of the world’s classrooms.   There are five things parents can do to guarantee their kids get better grades in school.  Constructing habits for a successful child is easy but will take [...]

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    | February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
  • Teach Kids about Money Matters: 5 Easy Tips

    Teach Kids about Money Matters: 5 Easy Tips

    I remember hearing my mother complain about us kids leaving the lights on, leaving the television on, leaving the water running, leaving the door open and leaving the house without completing our chores.  After becoming a dad with two often absent-minded children of my own, I found myself constantly irritated when they neglected to turn [...]

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    | January 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
  • What color cars get ticketed the most?

    What color cars get ticketed the most?

    For years – there has been a great debate over what color cars get the most tickets.  If you’re thinking the winner in any such argument must be red then you’d be right.  Well right and wrong.  There are no surveys or studies to prove that red-colored cars magically conjure up an unfair share of [...]

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    | January 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
  • Save More Money Than Ever Before!

    Save More Money Than Ever Before!

    Debt-stress is weighing heavily on Americans. It’s not only depressing, it’s also very dangerous.  High credit card debt is one of the leading causes of stress in the U.S.   According to an Ohio State University Study, people who reported higher levels of stress had increasing concerns about rising debt.  They also suffered more physical [...]

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    | August 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Cool clothing tips help you stay warm this winter for less

Cool clothing tips help you stay warm this winter for less

| October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

As fall’s crisp breezes begins, it’s time to take stock of our closets and exchange summer shorts for winter wraps. Though many adults can pack away summer clothes for use each year, children often outgrow their hot-weather wardrobes before another summer season arrives. So, how do we dress for the season without breaking the bank? [...]

Get your tax refund with ACE Check Cashing & ATM Services

Get your tax refund with ACE Check Cashing & ATM Services

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

At ACE Cash Express, we make cashing your tax refund easy. No matter where you had your taxes prepared, you can visit one of ACE’s 1,500 locations nationwide and get cash for your refund today. ACE offers convenient services and benefits that make getting your tax refund easy: Large checks accepted – even up to [...]

Find the right person to prepare your taxes

Find the right person to prepare your taxes

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Preparing your taxes can be overwhelming and intimidating. How do you know if you are doing everything right? Are you getting the maximum amount of money back with your tax return? Are you writing off everything that you can? A tax professional can help you get the most out of your tax return. There are [...]

Get organized and make extra money in 2014

Get organized and make extra money in 2014

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the start of a new year, it is the perfect time to clean out and organize your house. So why not kill two birds with one stone and make some extra money with a garage sale? Here are some tips to help you make the most of a  garage sale: Go through your closets, [...]

Quick Tips for a Healthy Winter

Quick Tips for a Healthy Winter

| December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

After Thanksgiving, the onslaught of holiday TV ads begins in earnest. With it comes a less-festive array of commercials for cold medication, flu shots and pain killers. And in January, an even more-dreaded set of advertisements – those for weight loss programs, pills and powders. But don’t be discouraged by the health challenges that winter [...]

Winterize Your Home on a Budget

Winterize Your Home on a Budget

| December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

We all know that winterizing your home can save money on heating and repair bills. But getting to that energy-efficient goal does require an investment. Here are a few cost-saving tips for winterizing your home. Minimize drafts from doors and windows. If you can feel the cool air coming in, then you know your warm [...]

Holiday Travel Checklist

Holiday Travel Checklist

| December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Whether you’re driving “over the river and through the woods” or flying the friendly skies, visiting family and friends during the holidays can be a chaotic experience. Whoever said that “getting there is half the fun” never held a screaming baby on a plane or kept three kids fed and entertained on a long road trip. [...]

Helpful Holiday Recipe

Helpful Holiday Recipe

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Holiday parties with friends and loved ones are one of the most enjoyable parts of the season, but they can put pressure on both your cooking skills and your budget. But you don’t have to be a Food Network junkie or spend a fortune on pre-made appetizer trays to impress your fellow partygoers. These simple [...]

Giving Back this Holiday Season

Giving Back this Holiday Season

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

While we usually think of the holidays as a time of giving and receiving gifts, we may not consider the needs of those beyond our friends and families. Or perhaps we want to reach out to others, but we aren’t sure how to help or what it will cost. Here are a few practical, affordable [...]

Holiday Budgeting Tips

Holiday Budgeting Tips

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

With holiday advertising beginning earlier and earlier each year, we have that much more time to prepare for – and panic about – this season. After all, adding holiday parties, gifts and other costs to an already-tight budget is a reasonable reason for concern. But by planning ahead and keeping gifts personal, you can have [...]

Taking the Financial Fright Out of Halloween

Taking the Financial Fright Out of Halloween

| October 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

With costumes, carnivals and of course Trick-or-Treating children, Halloween spending can wreck your budget faster than a horror-movie villain can slay his first victim. But fear not—the following tips will help you save money while still having a fun and festive holiday. Homemade = money saved. Can you sew, or do you know someone who [...]