Budget Living
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Gardening on a Budget: 7 Low-Cost Ideas

How do you create the low-cost garden of your dreams? With a little bit of creativity, planning and the help of some local resources, you can grow and maintain a stunning garden in no time.

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How to Save Money While Helping to Save the Earth

Going green doesn’t have to mean overhauling your life. Even minor tweaks to your lifestyle can have a significant impact on the environment — and your wallet.

How to Build Good Spending Habits

How to Build Good Spending Habits

Your income doesn’t dictate your spending habits. Learn how recognizing and changing your habits could help you save money and lead to long-term wealth.

Want to know how to save money on car insurance? Check out these 13 expert tips that could help you insure your vehicle for less.

How to Save Money on Car Insurance: 13 Tactics for Saving

Want to know how to save money on car insurance? Check out these 13 expert tips that could help you insure your vehicle for less.

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What to Do If You're Struggling to Pay Rent or a Mortgage

Millions of Americans are facing hardships as the result of the pandemic, and with housing being the biggest monthly expense for most people, payments have become steadily more difficult to make. If it is happening to you, try to stay calm and know that you do have options.

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8 Common Budgeting Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Whether this is your first budget or your starting over again, you can create a budget that empowers your life, not drags you down. Just watch out for these common budget mistakes

Financial Wellness
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15 Essential Financial Tips for College Graduates

Learning to adult in the real world doesn't have to be scary. Read these 15 money tips for new college graduates and your wallet will thank you.

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9 Creative Ways to Afford College

If you want to go to college but you’re not sure how to afford it, check out the ideas below. With a little bit of creativity — and a willingness to fill out scholarship packets and financial aid applications — you’ll be on your way with some unique ideas to help make your college dream a reality.

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10 Free Personal Finance Courses to Do at Home

Want to manage your money better but don’t know where to start? Free finance courses are great, budget-friendly ways to learn.

RISEcredit.com Financial Literacy Month 2021 Giveaway

RISEcredit.com Financial Literacy Month 2021 Giveaway

For Financial Literacy Month, RISEcredit.com is dishing out the knowledge you need to ace your finances.

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What to Do If You're Struggling to Pay Rent or a Mortgage

Millions of Americans are facing hardships as the result of the pandemic, and with housing being the biggest monthly expense for most people, payments have become steadily more difficult to make. If it is happening to you, try to stay calm and know that you do have options.

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Congratulating RISE Scholarship Winners!

At RISE, we believe in building a bright tomorrow. Here is how we’re helping our customers get there.