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Halloween Makeup for Scary Cheap

Last year I gave you some quick tips on cheap Halloween wounds – this year I want to give you a step-by-step guide complete … [Read More...]

Money Management

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Credit Scores: Everything You Need (or Want) to Know

Your credit score – 3 little numbers that a lot of people don’t know much about. In this post we cover the basics of … [Read More...]

In the News

Tighten Your Belt - Austerity

How the Economic Slowdown Effects 401(k) Contributions

A recent study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College  looked at how defined … [Read More...]

Decisions & Dilemmas

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Student Loans: Tips for Taking Them Out & Paying Them Off

There’s a reason student loan debt, and the concern about people being able to pay that debt off, is such a frequently … [Read More...]

Travel & Leisure

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Fall in Colorado: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, & Hay Rides

Although it’s bittersweet to send my kids back to school, I know that fall is fast approaching and I couldn’t be happier. … [Read More...]

Public Employee Voices


Teacher Appreciation Day: The Teachers Who Have Impacted Me

When tasked with the job of writing about a teacher for Teacher Appreciation Day, I had a hard time making a decision between … [Read More...]