A great way to save money every month is simply to eat at home more, and dine out less often. Meal prepping and having dinners around the table at home enables you to free up your money for other important things. Eating at home gives you a lot of variety when it comes to easily…

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In order to have financial freedom you must take ownership of your finances so you aren’t buried in a pile of debt. Instead you will be papered for unexpected events and expenses by actively saving. 1. Understand Where You Are At You can’t gain financial freedom if you do not have a starting point. Began…

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Setting up your budget can seem like a huge undertaking. However, there is really no reason to be panic. This is because once your budget is in place; it will be easy to see where your money is going, how much you have saved and how much you have left to spend. Just follow these…

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Go roller skating or ice skating Go on a long walk around your neighborhood Go to the bowling alley Go to the lake or pool Volunteer together Play arcade games Go see a drive-in movie Play a sport outside Go on a bike ride Play board games Have a paper airplane flying contest. Go see…

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It’s finally springtime and that means the weather is warming up and everyone wants to start getting out of their houses. A perfect way to spend a weekend is going on a road trip. From Kansas, you could visit places like Oklahoma City, Kansas City, Springfield or even Denver. We have compiled a couple of…

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Whether you are married, engaged, in a relationship or even single at some point in your life you are most likely going to be navigating your finances with another person. This can be a very tricky subject for most couples that can lead to arguments and so forth. Our agency has compiled a couple of…

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With the holiday season in full swing it is easy for stressed consumers to stop living within their budget.  They simply pull out their credit cards and assume they will figure out how to pay for things when the bills come in January.   For people trying hard to get through the holiday season without incurring…

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Many of you are aware that October is national domestic violence awareness month and to help bring awareness to that cause CCCS held a speaking event. We wanted to share the information from our presentation earlier this month about financial abuse and how big of an issue money is in some domestic abuse situations. First, the…

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By Courtney Nagle (NFCC) posted on 12/9/16 Credit cards are exceptionally easy to break out and use for items that we want or need. Unfortunately, a little too easy. Many people are faced with credit card debt that seems insurmountable. Once the steep interest rates begin to grow, even responsible spenders may begin experiencing difficulty meeting even the…

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Buying a house can seem like a daunting process especially if it is your first time and you are not quite sure what to do. But not to fear, we have listed out 5 simple steps to help get you started and we also included a helpful glossary of terms associated with buying a house…

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