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Feeling stressed out about paying off your student loans? Maybe it’s time to change how you’re repaying them.
Red Shoes, Student, Financial Freedom
Remember how exciting it was to find out you were qualified for a student loan? Hooray! You could afford tuition, books, housing, etc. But now that you’re out of school and faced with the reality of paying that loan back, you might be feeling another emotion: anxiety. If that describes you, we have some ideas that can help.
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Start the “New (school) Year” off right with a little help from technology
Red Shoes, Financial Freedom, Spending
January 1 might be the official beginning of the New Year, but doesn’t back-to-school always feel like the REAL fresh start? As you trade swimsuits and flip-flops for backpacks and lunch bags, there’s no better time to get control of your spending. Check out these tips and tech tools and you’ll be owning your money in no time.
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Check “back to school” off your to-do list now and own the rest of your summer!
Red Shoes, Living, Kids
Depending on where you live, back to school could happen as early as AUGUST 14 (we’re looking at you Milwaukee Public Schools!). It’s hard to think about backpacks and calculators when you’re swatting mosquitoes and soaking up after-dinner sunlight. But follow these tips to manage spending now and you’ll get to relax and enjoy the rest of summer.
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Health and wellness on a budget? It IS possible!
Financial Freedom, Red Shoes, Health
You know regular exercise and smarter eating will make you look better, feel better, and get you in shape for your high school reunion (ok, not the best reason but, hey, if it inspires you, go for it!). But has the cost of health club memberships, workout apparel and organic produce got you thinking you have to choose between paying the mortgage and improving your heart health? Guess what?
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5 steps to avoid impulse buys
Red Shoes, Spending
What’s really behind your spending—and what can you do about it?

Mindfulness isn’t something most of us can just turn on like a light switch. It takes commitment, practice and lots of baby steps.

But guess what? We know you can be more mindful about your spending and that your life will be happier if you are. So go to it!
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Summer fun without money hassles? Make it happen with these tips from Summit.
Spending, Red Shoes, Financial Freedom
Have you ever noticed that summer can feel amazing and nerve-wracking at the very same time? Sure, there’s the beautiful weather, the long days and all the fun summer brings. But there’s also that slightly off-kilter feeling. You know, when your schedule never seems to be the same two weeks in a row and you’re constantly bombarded with new ways to stress out your budget.
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