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How to help your adult kids without giving money

Posted by The Simply Money Team on May 9, 2018 2:23:26 PM

“You give a poor man a fish and you feed him for a day. You teach him to fish and you give him an occupation that will feed him for a lifetime.”

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Topics: Budgeting, Retirement

Are you up for a challenge? Try the Simply Money Advisors 2018 Monthly Money Challenge!

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Jan 1, 2018 1:00:00 PM

Happy 2018! This year, Simply Money Advisors thought it would be fun to present you with 12 monthly money challenges to help you either save money, make money, or simply just get you thinking about your personal finances. 

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Topics: Financial Planning, Budgeting

How to recover after busting your holiday budget

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Dec 27, 2017 9:18:02 AM

Congratulations, you made it through the holidays!

Now, it’s time to review your budget. It’s easy to spend more than you planned with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. If you went over your budget in the last month or two, Simply Money Advisors has a few ways to help you get back on track.

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Topics: Budgeting

3 skills you need to master an amazing family budget

Posted by The Simply Money Team on Oct 18, 2017 3:17:02 PM

Budgeting doesn’t have to leave you feeling restricted. It should be a tool you use to stay on track toward your financial goals. It’s a key part of your personalized financial plan. It helps you see your progress.

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Topics: Budgeting

Need help sticking to a budget?

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Aug 30, 2017 3:13:20 PM

It's challenging enough to monitor your spending habits and consciously think about where your money is going, let alone stay within your financial boundaries. The day-to-day planning can become monotonous. Living in the moment seems so much easier than planning in advance. It may be easier but it is not helping you plan for your financial objectives. Budgeting is key to achieving your financial goals. If you’re one who struggles to stick to a budget, Simply Money Advisors has a few tips to help you.

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Topics: Budgeting

Here's an easy way to save on back-to-school supplies!

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Jul 27, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Crayons, markers, notebooks, and electronics are starting to crowd the shelves in every Tri-State store. So you know that that means: it's back-to-school season and it’s time to get everything your student needs for the school year!

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Topics: Budgeting

5 hidden fees that can bust your budget

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Jun 21, 2017 1:12:14 PM

Ever get to the airport and realize you must pay $25-$50 extra for your baggage? Unless you did your research, these fees can add up. Most of the time companies don’t advertise these fees – or they’re just well-hidden in the fine print. You may feel as though you got an “unreal” deal, but think again. There are a few industries that do a great job of hiding fees.

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Topics: Budgeting

6 simple ways to help grow your money

Posted by The Simply Money Team on May 24, 2017 4:01:16 PM

Have you started saving for retirement? Vanguard’s “How America Saves 2016” report shows that one third of Americans contribute less than 4% of their income to their retirement. Saving any amount for retirement can be challenging, but it’s important for a strong and secure financial future.

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Topics: Budgeting

58,000 reasons to stop wasting money

Posted by The Simply Money Team on Apr 19, 2017 3:16:47 PM

Ah, spring! A time to go through your house and purge everything from those jeans you haven’t worn in a year, to those toys your kids lost interest in long ago, to those old, beat-up golf clubs that are just sitting in the corner in the garage… and all that other junk in the attic you’ve been holding on to forever because you “might need it someday.”

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Topics: Budgeting

Your adult kids are costing you

Posted by The Simply Money Team on Feb 1, 2017 2:53:50 PM


Have your adult kids made their way back to you and started living at home once again? If they are, you’re not alone. New research shows that 34% of Millennials (18-34 year olds) in Ohio are living with a relative, while almost 33% in Indiana, and 30% in Kentucky. And when the kids come back, this means your family budget could take a hit.

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Topics: Budgeting

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