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Pile of MoneyAs I am writing this, the first snow of the winter is falling.  Next week is Thanksgiving and then all of our attention will be on the biggest holiday of the year…Christmas.  For many households, Christmas is becoming more bah-hum bug because of the commercialization of Christmas.  We want to help you take some of the stress away from Christmas this year and the next.

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Why saving now will help you reduce stress and spend less.

back to school

After reading this title you may have just double checked your calendar because why would I write about back to school shopping in June?  As we all know waiting until the last minute rarely is a good move and that is no different with back-to-school shopping.  So why worry about back-to-school shopping now?

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Engelman Family 2014

Jon & Patti were living the “American Dream”, as a married couple with four wonderful children, they owned a two story house with the white picket fence and of course… the dog.  As successful business owners they were able to create the lifestyle that most people dream of having.  On the outside everything appeared to be going picture perfect.  However, there was a season of life where there were some challenges to overcome.

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Benjamin and Crystal are living proof that you do not have to live paycheck to paycheck.  Multiple studies site that 70-80% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck.  Benjamin and Crystal were no different.

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However, they made a decision that life is too short to stay this way and the transformation they made in just 90 days was absolutely incredible.

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With a good steady income and no debt, my wife and I felt we didn’t really need assistance with a budget.  But we were wrong.  We’d spent well over a year trying to “keep a closer eye” on our budget.  We used Mint for the longest time and always got discouraged at the amount of time it took to import, sort and track.  It was a part time job.

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