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.

Clever Ideas For What To Do With Your 2021 Tax Refund

Will 2021 be the year you save your tax refund for an emergency, or will you spend every last penny like the majority of Americans do? The Internal Revenue Service will let you directly deposit your refund money into three different types of accounts. You can have part of the refund sent to your checking […]

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Outdated Financial Advice You Don’t Want To Follow Anymore

It is effortless to find a wide range of financial advice online today. However, when you start looking at these suggestions and tips, you will quickly see that many are outdated and no longer apply or make sense. In some cases, the outdated financial advice that you shouldn’t follow is seemingly harmless, but it could […]

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How To Use That Stimulus Money Sensibly

The third round of stimulus checks might be on the way very soon. There’s talk of a $1.9 TRILLION Covid-19 Relief Bill that President Biden and the Democrats are trying to get passed in Congress this week. The “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” or the “CARES Act” provided relief back in April of […]

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How To Cancel The Subscriptions You Don’t Use

Did you know that the average number of monthly subscriptions a person has is 3 or more? Many new start-ups have launched these businesses in a wide range of categories, including alcohol, baby items, contact lenses, cosmetics, feminine products, meal kits, pet food, razors, underwear, women’s and men’s apparel, video games, and vitamins to name […]

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A Budget Will Prepare You For The New Year

No doubt 2020 brought some hardship on everybody, but especially on those who may have been living paycheck to paycheck leading up to it. Some may have always been prepared for events like flooding and hurricanes, but an event like COVID-19 has proven to be something you really can’t fully prepare for given how completely […]

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Reasons Why Debt Management Is Better Than Debt Consolidation

Debt management and debt consolidation are probably at the top of the debt relief options that most people consider. However, choosing between the two is quite a dilemma for many people because they tend to think the two are similar. Nothing could be further from the truth. The only common thing between them is that […]

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10 Smart Ways To Improve Your Credit Rating

If you need to get your credit rating improved, you’re not alone. Millions of people want to see their credit scores go up in order to have lower interest fees and more favorable opportunities for loans. There are plenty of simple ways to get your rating up, but it will take some time. 1. Pay […]

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