Summer Jobs: Help Your Teen Save

This summer my 17 year old son has officially started his working career! I have to admit that at first I was against it. I thought he would miss out on being a carefree teenager. Then he got a truck and my view changed pretty quickly! Now I am thrilled…

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Stop Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck

How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck I cannot think of anything that has been a bigger source of stress for me than living paycheck to paycheck. When I was young it seemed like a rite of passage. Everyone I knew was broke. According to the internet, where all things…

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Staying Safe from Cyber Attacks

Am I really safe? With headlines as recent as last October reading “Officials warn 500 million financial records hacked”, the recent discovery of security bugs like Heartbleed and Shellshock, massive card compromises at huge corporate box stores and the rising presence of hackers in the global community, you might find…

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Love for a Credit Union

February is such a strange month in Southeast Louisiana. Yesterday I had on shorts and today a coat. Mardi Gras most often swallows up the need to celebrate Valentine’s Day since we have been celebrating for a couple of weeks now. I also realized there are only 3 months of…

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Holiday Spending Hangover

Christmas is over and beyond the warm memories you might only be feeling the holiday season spending hangover. Credit card bills are most likely rolling in and as you vow to never spend so much on Christmas again, here are some ways to pay off that debt. Stop spending frivolously….

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Thankful in St. Tammany

November is the month that many of us are quick to think of Thanksgiving. Beyond the turkey and family coming over there is a time to reflect on what we are thankful for. Ralph Marston said “Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely…

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