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5 Examples of Overspending and How It Hurts Millennials

5 Examples of Overspending and How It Hurts Millennials

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On average, the Millennials of today have higher wage-earning potential than their parents. Money is viewed differently, especially when a person fresh out of college starts working at 5 or 6 figures. There's not the typical entry-level payout and it's changing the Millennial view in regards to cash flow. Below are 5 examples of overspending and how it's hurting the next generation. Modern culture has changed There are so many trends in our culinary culture today and it impacts many Millennials. With increases in food services, food quality, and food education, the prices are more inflated than ever before. Published by...
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What Easter Baskets and Finances Have in Common

What Easter Baskets and Financial Responsibility Have in Common

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Oh, wonderful Spring! It's a time for warmer attire and floral everything. Easter is almost here and that means Easter baskets. History.com states that "over 90 million chocolate Easter bunnies are made each year." In today's fun post, we're exploring what Easter baskets and financial responsibility have in common. Are you in the mood for an egg-cellent time? Well, here we go! Diversity is best The most popular Easter baskets are the ones with a little bit of everything. Diversity in your basket, or financial portfolio, is optimum for the long term. So, when you think about financial responsibility, try...
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Do You Need to Refocus Your Small Business?

Do You Need to Refocus Your Small Business?

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We love being our own boss. So much that small businesses and "solopreneurs" have become a major uprising trend. With advancements in technology,  the potential to reach customers all over the world is huge. Now, as we near the end of the first quarter, instead of having a sense of pride, we're starting to panic. There has been little to no growth and the dream is starting to fade. With all this being said, it may be time to refocus your small business. Create a new roadmap The first way to refocus your small business is to create an updated plan....
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Buying vs. Renting, Which is Better?

Buying Vs. Renting, Which is Better?

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It's an age-old debate. Buying vs. renting, which is better? The truth sways depending on who you ask. You see, the answer is determined by a number of key factors, and it's based on your unique situation. Fortunately, we're here to stop all of the confusion. We created this simple article and it's chocked-full of the biggest pros and cons. So, if you want some rock-solid guidance about the differences, look no further. All the details are below. Stability vs. flexibility Buying a home has fewer surprises than renting. By purchasing your home, you have the option to stay there the remainder...
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Upgrade Your Living Room to Look Like a Million Bucks

Redecorating Your Living Room To Look Like a Million Bucks

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Spring is close and with the refreshing turn of the weather, also comes the desire to spruce up our homes. There are so many hot new trends in decor that it's easy to get swept away. Let's face it, Joanna Gaines is no longer on Fixer Upper but we still need advice on how to style our homes. Hence, we rounded up the best tips for redecorating your living room so it can look like a million bucks. But don't worry. We did not neglect any facts about budgeting. In fact, this post will show you how to get the looks, without...
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7 Ways To Save Money Like the Pros

7 Ways To Save Money Like the Pros

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Do you ever wish you had a little extra cushion in your account? Do you desire to fill your checking with intent? Well, you are definitely not alone. People everywhere want the ability to store away more of their money. Although it's true that most want to save for a rainy day or the unpredictable emergency, many don't know the best way to go about it. We're here to offer practical solutions and easy advice. In fact, here are 7 mega-awesome ways to save money like the pros. Before we begin Let's be real. We want you to meet all of...
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Family-Friendly Places for Spring Break in Florida

6 Best Places in Florida for Families on Spring Break

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Spring Break is on its way. Our little ones will be out of school and ready to celebrate the return to warmer weather. It's a great time for us to vacation with the kids, as well as get some much-needed rest and relaxation. As Floridians, we live in the perfect location. We can explore the entire state with a single tank of gas. In this post, we're going to discuss the top 6 best places in Florida for families on spring break. You'll be ready to shout, "Hooray!" as you welcome in the turn of the season. 1:  Everglades National Park...
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Table setting for a St. Patrick's Day dinner party

Create a Fun and Festive St. Patrick’s Day Party

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People everywhere are gearing up for March 17th. There's something to be said about the 8 million St. Patrick's Day cards exchanged solely for this occasion. It's a big deal and we know a great way that you can join in the celebration. This post will teach you how to create a fun and festive St. Patrick's Day Party. Make sure to grab your lucky clovers, because here we go. Start with the menu To begin, no good party is complete without food. For your St. Patrick's Day party, you've got to serve the best of the best. Begin by choosing from traditional...
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Parks and natural attractions in Dunedin, Florida

5 Best Parks and Natural Attractions in Dunedin, Florida

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Founded in 1937, Achieva Credit Union has made its home right here in Florida. And with that, we've noticed that there are so many unannounced wonders located within our sunshine state. Stay with us, because we're taking you on a tour of our very own backyard. We'll show you the 5 best parks and natural attractions in Dunedin, Florida. The Pinellas Trail Created along an abandoned railroad corridor, the Pinellas Trail provides a unique, protected greenspace for walking, jogging, skating, and biking. The trail runs for several miles and it’s great for those who want to explore the outdoors. It's a...
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Tips to have an insanely productive workweek.

6 Ways to Instantly Increase Productivity at Work

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We've all been there, counting down the minutes and wishing it was the end of our workweek. All of us have watched the clock tick, slower and slower, at some point of the day. It feels like nothing is getting accomplished and that we are just wasting away the moments. From boredom, comes lack of motivation; however, we've got a way to turn that around. If you'd like to refresh with more pep in your step then hang tight. Here are 6 ways to increase productivity every week at work. 1: Clean up your work environment First of all, nothing short changes...
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