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Low-Cost Activities: Summer Edition

Below are free and inexpensive things to do in West Michigan this weekend that won't cost you your entire budget. Enjoy summer fun without feeling the strain on your wallet! Free - Tuesdays and Thursdays at The GRAM Not a weekend activity but every Tuesday and Thursday The GRAM offers [Read More]
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5 Steps to Boost Your Credit Score

Your credit score is determined by many factors and it's your financial habits that will affect the strength of your score. Your credit score can range between 300 - 850 with a higher number increasing your chances for loan approval and better interest rates. Need to raise your credit score? [Read More]
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Low-Cost Weekend Activities: Winter Edition

Start your budget off strong this month while still enjoying your weekend! After experiencing the 2019 Polar Vortex this week, we're all itching to get out of the house. Below are free or inexpensive activities you can do this weekend that won't cost you your entire budget. Free - Visit Your Local [Read More]
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Saving for Spring Break

Spring Break is probably the last thing on your mind. But the vacation you’ve been craving since the first snowfall will be here before you know it, which means now is the best time to put a plan into place! It’s never too early to start saving and with spring [Read More]
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How to: Create a Budget and Stick to it

Imagine this: it's the end of the month and you have $300 in your account and rent is due in three days. That scenario would be fine if your rent was only $200 but it's 2019 and that's not very realistic. You work hard but it always seems like you're [Read More]