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4 Money Mistakes to Avoid This Holiday Season

The holidays are upon us and this is really my favorite time of year. Minus the snow storms (eye roll) I love the idea of cozy sweaters, warming up with hot cocoa, holiday movies, and spending time with the ones I love most. Bring on the epic office pot-lucks, ugly sweater contests, and memorable holiday parties! Most people get caught up in the holiday cheer, chasing the sales, finding the perfect gifts and deciding on the perfect decorations to bring your home to life. But once all the glitter and dust from the holiday settles, many folks face major financial strain. Because, against their better judgment, they’ve overdone it this holiday … yet again. This doesn’t have to be you! Keep reading to learn about the 4 money mistakes to avoid this holiday season. 

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Personal Relationships

A Single’s Survival Guide to Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a widely celebrated day of love and romance – and it will be here before we know it. Couples and lovebirds come out in droves to show their love and appreciation for one another with gifts, roses, and an overload of chocolates. If you’re single, I’m sure this day can be annoying if you allow it to. Many of us don’t like being made to feel like we’re intentionally being left out especially because of our relationship status! Trust me, I’ve been there. I say enough with all that. Self-love is the most important form of love there is. And the love you have for yourself should be celebrated! If you’re single, you have as much right as anyone to enjoy your Valentine’s Day as you see fit.

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