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.

Is There Really Such a Thing as Good Debt vs. Bad Debt?

If you have ever wondered if “good” debt is real, then you do not need to keep wondering because it most certainly is. Besides debt being considered a bad thing, there are quite a few circumstances where it is a good thing. Below, we’ll go over good debt and bad debt and explain how good […]

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What Is The Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund And How Can It Help You?

The Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund (PAHAF) is a housing-related program funded by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to assist Pennsylvania homeowners facing financial hardship due to the pandemic that began after January 21, 2020 (including a hardship that started before that date and continued after that date). The program provides financial assistance to homeowners […]

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Fun Summer Activities On A Budget For The Whole Family

When the weather starts to heat up, and more people head outside, that’s when budgets start to go downhill. While all family members look forward to summer, parents and children typically have different viewpoints on what constitutes as a “fun” summer activity. Of course, when the cost is a factor, trips to the super expensive […]

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The Great Debate: Renting An Apartment Versus Buying A Home

The never ending debate over whether it’s best to rent or buy a property has been on-going for decades and seems to never lose any steam. Everyone has an opinion and even the experts can’t hold back their two cents, but no one can give a definitive answer as to which is best. Each option […]

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How Does The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Work?

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program has already forgiven around $6.8 billion in student debt. Loan consumption comes in different measures. For example, one can use a federal Stafford Loan to pay for college tuition or private student loans to help with rehabilitation or specific career training. However, many students choose to borrow from the […]

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10 Must-Do Things After You Finally Become Debt Free

Financial management is an issue that affects everyone, and it’s the job of every individual to make sure that they are doing what they can to get on top of it. Being debt free is a goal that many people work hard to achieve, and when they do – the feeling can be absolutely incredible. […]

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7 Super Easy Budget-Friendly Options Besides Cable TV

Inflation is at a 40-year high, and rates have been climbing throughout the month. Many Americans are cutting the cord to cut back on their monthly expenses. The average bundled cable bill in the US is now well above $175 each month when you factor in all the fees. Therefore, cutting cable could remove about […]

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Where Can I Find Free HUD Approved Foreclosure Prevention Counseling?

Owning a home can be a gratifying experience in the life of many people. While homeownership can be an emotionally rewarding experience for an individual or family, it can sometimes be difficult to manage some of the financial matters associated with owning a home. These difficulties may lead to a foreclosure. We’re going to explain […]

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The Best Financial Blogs Of 2022 To Follow And Read

Most people never really consider their money management skills. While they may know the basics, they don’t have anything concrete on which to fall back in emergencies. By reading some of the best financial blogs, you can better equip yourself to deal with unexpected events and understand your finances as a whole. The financial experts […]

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