The Perfect Summer Road Trip: How to Plan, Budget, and Save

Mar. 19, 2019

With all the snow we have had this winter, it easy to start thinking about summer. Summer in Montana makes the cold, snowy winter worth it, right? Weekends at the lake or camping high up in the mountains, fly fishing...

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How to Bond on a Budget: Host the Ultimate Game Night

Mar. 14, 2019

Getting the gang together to enjoy a game night is one of the best ways to bond on a budget. Sure, you could toss a few games on the table, send a group text, and call it good. But when...

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How Much Money Should You Put Down on a New Car?

Mar. 12, 2019

You are finally ready to buy a new car. You have searched and researched, and saved up for a down payment. According to an article by Forbes, the average new vehicle costs upwards of $36,000 and even at an 84-month term...

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7 Signs You Need a New (Or New-To-You) Car

Mar. 07, 2019

Buying a new car is a big financial decision for a lot of people. It means saving up for a down payment, taking out a loan in some cases, and doing a fair amount of research. All of those factors...

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Do's and Don'ts of Buying a Vehicle on Craigslist

Mar. 05, 2019

When it comes to buying a vehicle on Craigslist, the benefits can be significant, but there's a right way to do it. Just make sure that you follow some important do’s and don’ts when you take to the internet’s classifieds...

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Effortless Ways to Keep Your Home Germ-Free

Feb. 28, 2019

Being caught in the middle of cold and flu season is not my idea of fun. There are even confirmed cases of Mumps in Bozeman so it's natural to start thinking about what we can do to stay germ-free. Maintaining...

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Fun Things You Can Do At Home To Make Memories

Feb. 26, 2019

Making memories doesn’t have to involve taking expensive trips or going out for fancy dinners. You can savor some of the sweetest memories right at home, without leaving the living room. Pick from this list of fun things you can...

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How to Be Taken Seriously at a Dealership and Negotiate a Great Deal

Feb. 21, 2019

It’s tax return season which means consumers have a little extra cash to burn. Some buy furniture, others put that money in savings, and some put it towards a down payment on a new vehicle. If you are thinking about...

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Spring Cleaning You Should Plan for Now

Feb. 19, 2019

It pays off big when you get a jump start on your spring cleaning, especially in Montana. It’s hard to think of spring when there’s a foot of snow on the ground, but that’s one of the biggest reasons to...

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No Bill Left Behind: How to Stay on Top of Your Expenses and Get Your Bills Paid

Feb. 14, 2019

I don’t know about you, but it seems like there is always more month than money. So how do we stay on top of our bills and make some headway on your balances? It seems like we are on a...

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How to Pay Down Your Mortgage Faster

Feb. 12, 2019

When it comes to buying a house, the time commitment can seem overwhelming. It’s hard to imagine where your life will be in 15—or even 30—years when you’ve finally paid off your mortgage. But the good news is that there...

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Hacks to Save on Your Car Insurance

Feb. 07, 2019

Let me be honest with you. Car insurance is not the most exciting topic in the world. I will admit, car insurance companies do have some of the best advertising, but that’s not always enough. Some see it as a...

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