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The Pros and Cons of Using a Credit Card

Many people use credit cards every day. They account for 21% of spending according to research done in 2015 by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. There are some amazing benefits to using credit cards, but there are also an equal number of unfortunate downsides. We are going to help you sort through the pros and cons of using credit cards. When you have finished reading the article, you will be able to make an informed decision on whether or not a credit card is right for you.

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Three Exciting Summer Activities in Fort Wayne

Summer is one of the greatest times of the year. The kids are out of school, and there is more daylight in the sky. This means it is the perfect time of year for family activities. Luckily, we live in an amazing city with so much to offer! There are endless possibilities on how to spend your days, so we have created a short guide with our favorite activities in the Summit City. Get ready to have some fun!

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What to Do If You’re Forced to Retire Early

Most people have a plan for when they would like to retire. But life doesn’t always go according to your plans, and sometimes you are thrown a curve ball. Your employer may be restructuring, you may have health problems, or maybe you have to care for an elderly parent. Either way, you now find yourself retired and are wondering what to do next. Here are three initial steps for effectively dealing with this scenario.

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Three Tips to Help Reduce Stress in Your Daily Life

Everyone gets stressed. According to the American Institute of Stress, 77% of people regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress. It is a common ailment that can plague all of us. But stress isn’t always bad. Being nervous before a big meeting with your boss can mean that you are focused on the task at hand. The problem is when you become stressed for too long and too often. That is when it can begin to negatively affect your life. Below I’ve listed three easy tips to help reduce stress in your daily life.

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Three Ice Cream Shops in Indiana That You Have to Try

Summer will be here before you know it. I know it’s only April, but it’s okay to be optimistic, right? Okay good because June is only two short months away. Summer is spending time at the pool, playing a few rounds of golf, and getting ice cream with the family. This month’s blog post will focus on the last of those things: ice cream.

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Three Financial Lessons for My Younger Self

I’m sure that everyone reading this feels that they make better decisions now than they did when they were eighteen years old. Life gives us many experiences to learn from, and (hopefully) we become wiser as the years pass. This applies to every area of life, whether in your relationships or with your finances. Here are three financial lessons that we all wish we knew when we were younger.

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Our Favorite Winter Vacations Spots

If you’re reading this in the great state of Indiana, there is no debate that winter has arrived. Last week it was below freezing, and this week it looks like more of the same. Winter is here, and it appears to be here to stay. Sometimes the best way to cure the winter blues is to take a trip to a warmer climate. Today we are going to list our three favorite places to visit in the wintertime.

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Three Financial New Year's Resolutions

The New Year is coming! As everyone knows, January is prime time for committing to yearlong resolutions. Most resolutions center around going to the gym more often or reconnecting with a hobby that you have been missing, but we believe that there are some financial resolutions that one could add to their list as well. Today we are going to touch on three financial resolutions for 2019.

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