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Am I Really Ready to Buy a House?

Are you thinking about becoming a first-time homeowner? It’s a big step, and one that can seem pretty intimidating, but we’ve got tips to help you decide if now is the right time.

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What It Actually Costs to Own a Dog

Everyone wants their dog to be a good dog, but dogs need us to be good owners, too. A major part of being a good owner is making sure your budget properly provides for Fido’s care.

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Commonly Forgotten Monthly Expenses

There are many reasons why people have trouble sticking to a budget. To increase your chances of success — and saving — make sure you consider including these often-forgotten line items in your budget.

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