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Summer Festivals on a Budget

With the good weather and the kids out of school, summer is a popular time for festivals, parades, carnivals, and street fairs. Unfortunately, these summer events aren’t cheap. This summer there will be tons of festivals held across the country. With the cost of tickets, transport/parking, accommodation, food, and merchandise,…

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No Money Left for Back to School Shopping?

The new school year is just around the corner. Are you financially prepared? Here are some Mindful finance tips to help with back-to-school shopping. These extra expenses can cause a lot of stress in the beginning of the new school year. For many families, it is an overwhelming season of…

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Halloween on a Budget

Celebrating Halloween can be a large expense. According to the National Retail Federation, the average American spends $87.00 on Halloween staples like costumes, candy, décor, and other necessities. For the average family of four, Halloween expenses could total over $300. To save money, check out these Halloween budget tips! Halloween…

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4 Budgeting Tips for a New Baby

Are you expecting an unexpected bundle of joy? You’re not alone. According to the CDC, 49 percent of pregnancies are unplanned, and unfortunately, not all parents are financially prepared. With just four mindful budgeting tips for a new baby you can start saving for your expanding family. Raising a child…

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