Tax Benefits of Buying a Home

Aug. 07, 2018

Buying a home is a huge step in life. Besides putting your money towards something tangible, you’ll have something of value that will pay immediate dividends. The tax benefits of buying a home are only a small part of the...

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Have a Blast! Fun Things to Do This Summer

Aug. 02, 2018

Summer is halfway over, and if you're like us, you are still looking for fun things to do in the summer without blowing the rest of your budget. Believe it or not, there are summer activities in Helena, Bozeman, and...

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6 Reasons You Should Use Your Credit Card When You Travel

Jul. 31, 2018

As an adventure lover, I try to travel as much as possible. When the budget allows and I have the opportunity to travel for my job, I jump at the chance. With travel season upon us in full force, I...

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15 Tips on How to Save Money on Groceries

Jul. 26, 2018

Just like everything else, it seems that the cost of groceries is constantly on the rise. Because groceries are so much more expensive than they once were, they are becoming a significant part of your total budget. There are ways...

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Helpful Suggestions For Parents Saving For College

Jul. 24, 2018

Saving for college is something that nearly everyone who has a child understands and it can oftentimes be a burden for many families. With the costs of college tuition rising each year, it’s important for parents to start a college fund...

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Up Your Home's Curb Appeal Without Upping Your Budget

Jul. 19, 2018

Have you ever been driving around and noticed a house that really catches your eye? What was it about that house that drew you to it? Was it the colors of the house, trim, and shutters? Or maybe it is...

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How to Get Out of That Summer Savings Slump

Jul. 17, 2018

Have you fallen into a summer of overspending and don’t know what happened to all your money? We have all been there. Don't let the rest of summer ruin your savings plans. We have outlined a few tips and tricks that...

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So You Think You Want to Live in a Tiny Home? These Are the Real Costs of Tiny Home Living

Jul. 12, 2018

Tiny homes have been all the rage for the past several years. They even have their own television shows. There are tiny house books, magazines, and blogs. So, why is this trend so popular? ...

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Hacks for Keeping You Cool and Your Energy Bill Even Cooler

Jul. 10, 2018

You have just left the office, the outside heat hits your face, climbing into your car you immediately break a sweat. Thoughts of cooling off at home are on your mind…. Upon walking in the door, is your first stop...

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Our Favorite "Money Rules"

Jul. 05, 2018

Jean Chatzky is the financial editor for NBC’s Today Show and an award-winning personal finance journalist. She is also a best-selling author of eight books, including Money Rules. She also happens to be a personal hero of mine and a truly...

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Easy Ways to Renovate Your Home While Staying on Budget

Jul. 03, 2018

Home improvements are not always fun. When trying to work miracles on a budget it can stop you in your tracks. Don’t get stuck – get creative. Try a home improvement group. Gather three to four friends and see if...

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How to Host a Budget-Friendly Fourth of July Party at Your House (and Enjoy Yourself Too!)

Jun. 28, 2018

With the Fourth of July right around the corner, it’s time to think about having some friends over for some summer fun. This year, relax and plan a party that won’t bust your budget or stress you out. While this...

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