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Nov
12

Low/No Cost Tips to Help You Get Prepared for Winter

    There are many simple, low- or no-cost things you can do around your home that will help to reduce your energy usage and save on your electric bill. Unplugging underutilized appliances in your home can lead to big savings in your electricity usage. Chargers for phones still use electricity even when the phone…

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Oct
30

9 Holiday Shopping Tips Be Festive While Saving Big Bucks   What brightens up your holiday shopping season? You may prefer a quiet Christmas season at home, large family gatherings at the home of the relative who drew the short straw, or hand-to-hand combat on Black Friday at the mall. However, everyone agrees that saving…

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Oct
11

Pathways at Marysville High School!

The Pathways Marketing and Business Development Teams joined forces at Marysville Highschool today to help teach financial fundamentals through our ongoing “Game of Life” program partnership with their Accounting, Business, and Marketing Classes. The Game of Life takes students through the process of balancing a budget, accounting for everyday life expenditures, and giving context to…

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Oct
1

Fun Fall Activities to Try This Year

  Apple Picking – Lynd Fruit Farm in Pataskala has plenty of acreage and a great variety of fruits and gourds to pick. You can use what you pick to make apple pie, peach cobbler, or use the gourds as a fun fall decoration around the house. Pumpkin Carving Contest with Friends – Need plans…

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Aug
8

6 Tips for Managing Back-to-School Stress

  As the whole family makes the transition into back-to-school mode, there are a variety of stressors that plague both kids and parents alike—from difficult homework to a stricter bedtime. Denise Pope, a senior lecturer at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education and co-author of Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy,…

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Aug
1

Save on Your Vacation Lodgings

  Vacations are meant to give you some much needed rest and relaxation. Since lodging expenses can eat up a huge chunk of your vacation savings, you’ll want to make sure you find the best prices for them. Here are a few websites to help you find the best deals on lodgings. If you’re strictly…

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Jun
11

Only The Important

Only The Important: How to Audit Your Budget to Prioritize Vital Expenses Your budget is only as good as you make it. While it’s nice to have one — a Gallup poll found that just 32 percent of all Americans keep a formal, household budget — it’s better to streamline it by prioritizing important expenses….

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May
28

A Better Amazon – Online Shopping Tips

Some Amazon shopping mistakes you should avoid Shopping on Amazon is often a great way to save money and time. The site has good deals backed by fast shipping. Americans have certainly taken notice: According to a report from EMarketer, the retail site now accounts for 49 percent of America’s ecommerce. While there’s plenty to like…

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May
21

Wrong Number: A Look at the Most Common Phone Scams

A look at the most common phone scams According to a recent report from the phone app Truecaller, one out of every 6 Americans has lost money due to a phone scam. That’s unfortunate, and a sign that the scourge of cell phone life — robocalls — is more than just a nuisance, it’s a…

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