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Jul 9, 2018

Contemplating a Side Hustle? Not So Fast!

The allure of extra money from a “side hustle” can be tempting to many and even necessary for some. While this extra influx of money can certainly be a positive, it’s important to fully weigh the pros and cons of a side gig and understand what it really means for you financially. We’ve laid out the areas to consider being starting your own side hustle.

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Jul 2, 2018

Advice to Young Adults: Change Your Mindset!

Everyone knows that the choices we make today affect us down the road…but that’s especially true with our money habits! They key is to change your mindset about money and be realistic about what you need to do to secure your financial future.

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Jun 18, 2018

An Antidote for First-Time Homebuyer Jitters

Buying a home for the first time can be an overwhelming process, but there are things you can do to help you through it. We walk you through the steps, from how to prepare yourself financially to what the purchase process typically looks like. When you’re ready to purchase your first home, be sure to take our tips into consideration – they just might help you be successful in your home-buying adventure!

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May 29, 2018

Advice for the Graduate

What’s the one piece of advice you would give a recent college graduate? We say “Start off on a solid financial footing to ensure future financial success.” Being a new graduate can be overwhelming – so many choices to make and things to think about that it can make your head spin. But we have you covered with great advice for starting your financial future out the right way, from budgeting to saving to debt management. Read on for our financial advice for graduates.

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May 21, 2018

Bedel Financial’s Guide for First-Time Homebuyers

It’s that time of year! If you’re in the market for your first home, it’s critical to ensure you have a good game plan for the purchase. Not sure what to include in your game plan? We have you covered with the ins and outs of buying your first home.

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Nov 15, 2017

How My Spending Challenge Played Out

In August, Kate challenged herself to tackle one bad spending habit per month. Did she make it? Follow along as she discusses the outcome of her spending challenge and what she learned along the way.

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Aug 21, 2017

Millennials: Are You Falling Prey to Mistakes?

You’ve got one thing other generations wish they still had – time. Here’s how to make the most of your working years.

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Aug 9, 2017

Practice What You Preach

At the beginning of June I wrote an article about the adjustments new college graduates face as they enter the workforce. In it, I provided tips on ...

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Jun 5, 2017

From Classrooms to Cubicles

Spring Commencement is over and the Class of 2017 is entering the workforce. Gone are mornings that begin at 10 a.m., nap-filled afternoons and ...

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May 16, 2017

5 Easy Ways to Save on College Costs

College is one of the largest expenses you’ll encounter in your lifetime. Aside from attending an in-state university or receiving ...

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Feb 9, 2017

Taking Care of a Whole New Generation of Wealth Accumulators

For parents, the questions never stop no matter the age of your children. Perhaps your new college graduate needs financial direction on what to do ...

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Nov 15, 2016

Millennials and Financial Literacy

Studies have shown that Americans do not have a high level of financial literacy. Furthermore, millennials have been identified as the subgroup with the weakest proficiency.