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Q: How does Payleaf work? A: Payleaf exists to help people earn and save for the important things in life.  Payleaf helps you create a goal, a unique...

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How to open a new savings account with Bank of America

12/30/2017 Author: Ginny Foster

Need help setting up a savings account with Bank of America?  This is a step by step how-to article that explains how to set up a new savings account online with Bank of America.  This article assumes you already have a relationship with Bank of America, and you already have account(s) with Bank...

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How to open new savings account with Commerce Bank

12/23/2017 Author: Ginny Foster

Need help setting up a savings account with Commerce Bank?  This is a step by step how-to article that explains how to set up a new savings account online with Commerce Bank.  This article assumes you already have a relationship with Commerce Bank, and you already have account(s) with Commerce...

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Homeownership vs. Renting Apartment: Weighing Pros & Cons

12/09/2017 Author: Ginny Foster

Many savvy millennials are transitioning from renting an apartment to owning a home.  Are you looking for a quick checklist to see if you’re ready for homeownership?  Here is an overview of the pros and cons of renting an apartment versus owning a home. Renting We asked millennials who...

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Importance of Money Conversations and How to Start Them

11/25/2017 Author: Ginny Foster

Money conversations are value-based conversations.  And value-based conversations by nature touch the very core of our beliefs.  Here are 3 reasons to discuss money with your partner, followed by 4 ways to start that conversation. Money is the number one cause of relationship...

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Second-time parents share knowledge: what you really need to get ready for baby

11/11/2017 Author: Ginny Foster

Second-time parents are an excellent resource when it comes to advice on preparing your family for the future.  They have traveled the uncharted territory of child number one, and have traversed the slightly familiar, equally challenging route of child number two.  They can tell you what you...

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The Power of Enlistment to Accomplish Financial Goals

10/29/2017 Author: Ginny Foster

If you seek a positive and impactful experience, whether at work, home, or within your community, you should consider the power of enlistment.  Enlistment is a powerful tool, especially when it comes to goal accountability and success in achievement. There is research from the Dominican...

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Making Money and Paying Off Your Car Loan: Successful Earn Opportunities For Men

10/15/2017 Author: Ginny Foster

Welcome to a man’s guide to earn opportunities that will help you pay off your car loan and earn additional income while saving for your next vehicle purchase.  You are a savvy dude who wants to gain an edge, with the least amount of investment possible.  You are looking for a way to augment...

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Travel: what vacation really means, and how you can maximize it

09/30/2017 Author: Ginny Foster

There is one finite commodity that we all possess, and it is not money.  It is not our level of education.  It is not our net worth.  It is the one thing in this world that, once spent, can never be redeemed or replenished.  This finite commodity is time.  Your time is the one thing in this...

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Fixer upper vs. Move in ready (do you see yourself living there)

09/16/2017 Author: Ginny Foster

Many first time home buyers are weighing their options as the housing market surges with new health and abundance.  How do these potential first time buyers gather information to make their selection?  They turn to Google for advice. So we did something similar.  We asked our baby boomer...

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Expensive vs. Going on the cheap (or other things you could do with the wedding budget)

09/02/2017 Author: Ginny Foster

If you or someone you know is planning a wedding, congratulations!  This is an exciting time, when two individuals commit to a lifelong partnership.  We asked several couples who are in the planning stages of their union to to share their thoughts and experiences on the one topic that determines...

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The Power of Enlistment to Accomplish Financial Goals

If you seek a positive and impactful experience, whether at work, home, or within your community, you should consider the power of...

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Travel: what vacation really means, and how you can maximize it

There is one finite commodity that we all possess, and it is not money.  It is not our level of education.  It is not our net worth.  It...

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Fixer upper vs. Move in ready (do you see yourself living there)

Many first time home buyers are weighing their options as the housing market surges with new health and abundance.  How do these potential...

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Expensive vs. Going on the cheap (or other things you could do with the wedding budget)

If you or someone you know is planning a wedding, congratulations!  This is an exciting time, when two individuals commit to a lifelong...

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Must haves for new parents: what you will need before (during) and after you have a baby

Experienced and established parents shared their stories and advice on ways to prepare for parenthood and save money in the...

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What If The Only Way to Save Is When I Can’t See It

Recent studies cite that emotions often trigger both spending and saving. We squirrel money away because we either have great anticipation...

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Few People Know How Much It Costs to Have a Baby

Good things that come in small packages are often the most expensive things, and babies are no exception. Ask any second-time parent and...

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Why Americans Aren’t Saving

Are you one of the estimated 60 percent of Americans who either has no savings at all or whose emergency cash amounts to less than $1,000?...

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