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Budgeting for College Expenses

Are you planning for college? Getting a college degree is great investment, but it does come at a significant cost. In addition to tuition, there are a few other expenses you’ll have to plan for. While it may seem daunting, don’t let the cost prevent you from getting a degree. By planning ahead and putting […]

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Growing Your Own Fruits and Veggies

Save on Groceries by Growing Your Own Fruits and Veggies As the price of fresh, unprocessed food continues to rise, you’re probably looking for ways to stretch your grocery money. You can save on groceries by growing your own fruits and veggies you love. A small garden, and growing your own fruits and veggies, can […]

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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Exercise and Diet Many people have become more health conscious in recent years. By exercising and eating a healthy diet, we know we’ll live happier and longer lives. Unfortunately, processed foods tend to be cheaper than lean meats and fresh fruits and vegetables. That’s due in part by government subsidies to farmers growing corn, soybean, […]

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Resolve to Budget, Save and Invest

Resolve to Budget, Save and Invest in the New Year January is a good time to take stock of your personal finances. You can make positive changes to your spending and saving habits, whether it’s making a New Year’s resolution to get spending under control, figuring out how to save for a down payment on […]

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Affording Your First Apartment

Getting your first apartment is one of the big milestones in a young adult’s life. It can also be a little frightening since you don’t know exactly how much money you’ll need to get by. You might be concerned with affording your first apartment. Housing costs in Central Oregon are higher than usual right now. […]