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Check Your Free Credit Reports Throughout the Year

  • June 18, 2018

It's important to check your credit report at least once annually to monitor for signs of identity theft or fraud, as well as check for any errors. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide credit reporting…

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Financial Literacy Quiz

  • May 31, 2018

Financial Literacy Quiz How financially literate are you? Do you have the skills and knowledge to spend money wisely, save for emergencies, use credit cards sensibly, and protect your identity from being stolen? This short quiz will help you test…

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Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

  • May 25, 2018

Hurricane Season officially kicks off June 1st. For Louisiana residents, this weekend is the weekend to buy your hurricane supplies. There will be a discount on state sales tax this Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27. Eligible purchases are…

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Unplug Your Kids from Technology with Summer Camp

  • May 16, 2018

Children are increasingly becoming dependent on TV, game consoles, or other electronic devices for entertainment. Summer breaks often means they’ll spend more time in front of a screen. To get your kids outside in a healthy, natural environment, consider sending…

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Save on Your Vacation Lodgings

  • May 3, 2018

Vacations are meant to give you some much needed rest and relaxation. Since lodging expenses can eat up a huge chunk of your vacation savings, you’ll want to make sure you find the best prices for them. Here are a…

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Emergency Fund—Start Small, Think Big

  • April 2, 2018

Many people wonder how they can build an emergency fund when they’re trying to pay off my debts. It isn't as hard as you might think. The strategy is to start small, change a few habits, and change your mindset.…

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The Best Ways to Use a Few Hundred Dollars

  • March 6, 2018

Sometimes it can feel like you need thousands of dollars to move the needle on your finances even a little bit. So if you find yourself with a few hundred dollars--say from a tax refund or an unexpected windfall--the temptation…

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Freezer Tips for Smart Savers

  • November 22, 2017

No one likes throwing away food, especially if you’re trying to save money. But what do you do with those fresh string beans you got on sale that may not get eaten before they go bad? Freeze them. Follow these…

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A Few Halloween Safety Tips

  • October 30, 2017

Halloween is a fun and exciting time for children, but for parents it can sometimes be a little scary as far as safety goes. To ensure that you have a fun and safe holiday, we have a few safety tips…

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