Author: Lauralynn

Lauralynn is the Online Marketing Specialist for Advantage CCS. She is married and has two young daughters. She enjoys writing, reading, hiking, cooking, video games, sewing, and gardening. Lauralynn has a degree in Multimedia Technologies from Pittsburgh Technical College.

How To Gobble Up Savings For Thanksgiving This Year

The holiday season has begun, and next up to the plate is Thanksgiving (pun intended)! If you find yourself as a host this year or you are deciding just to stay home, don’t stress because we’re here to help. There are tips and tricks to hosting the most fabulous of Thanksgiving meals while staying on […]

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Fast And Easy Ways To Earn Extra Income And Save More Money

These days people are turning to alternate sources of income in order to supplement the money they make from their job. In many cases, they are doing this while at the same time working to save more money. While this may seem difficult at first, there are ways to earn extra income and save money […]

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How Cutting Out Small Expenses Can Equal Big Savings

The little things can really add up. Have you ever heard of the “Latte Effect”? It’s what some personal finance experts call unnecessary daily spending. Meaning you can save “X” amount of dollars per year by skipping your daily latte, cigarettes, bottled water, etc. Sometimes we forget to add the small expenditures into our budgets […]

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Learn How To Get Your 3 Credit Reports For Free

If you have ever applied for a loan or a credit card, you are probably aware of the importance of your credit report and credit score. The information a credit report contains tells lenders whether you are a “credit risk” or not. It can also determine what interest rates you will be offered and other […]

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Should You Take Out A Loan From Your Retirement 401k Plan?

In 2022, most people need more savings to retire at the standard age. Luckily, we live in a time when there are more options than ever. One of those options is taking out a loan from your 401k plan. Just keep in mind that these loans come with their own set of pros and cons. […]

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The 5 Quickest Ways To Save Money At The Grocery Store

It’s super easy to overspend at the grocery store. Every week you forget something at home and find yourself scrounging around in a hurry on your break to buy it. There’s a lot of information on the Internet about how to save money on groceries, but it’s not all that different from what you should […]

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10 Things To Do After You’ve Paid Off Your Student Loans

Student loan debt has now surpassed credit card debt by over $3 billion. Student loan debt will probably continue to rise quickly unless the government understands its implications on the US economic growth and takes REAL action to mitigate the problem. The graduating class of 2022 is the most indebted in history, with over $56 […]

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5 Options On How To Pay Off Credit Card Debt Fast

You usually do not get into credit card debt overnight, so you also won’t be getting out of credit card debt overnight either. However, there are some options to help you pay off that debt faster than just making those minimum payments. That method can take upwards of 20 or even 30 years. We’re going […]

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Six Important Documents Filed In A Foreclosure Proceeding

A foreclosure proceeding is a legal process that allows homeowners to catch up on delinquent mortgage payments. In addition to the mortgage payments in arrears, other charges may be attached to the mortgage. These additional charges must also be paid in full before the title of ownership of the property can be transferred back to […]

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Smart Things To Consider When Buying A Home To Help Avoid Foreclosure

There are many things to think about when buying a home. However, one thing that is often overlooked is what could happen if you end up in foreclosure. Foreclosure is not only costly but also damaging, so it’s important to do everything you can to avoid it. This blog post will discuss three smart things […]

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