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February 19, 2021

Budgeting, Saving, and Planning: Keys to Personal Financial Responsibility – Cassandra, Key Thinkers Scholarship Winner

I have two undergraduate degrees, one in Fine Arts and the other in Agriculture. In my final semester of college, […]

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January 29, 2021

How to Lower Your Cell Phone Bill

Would it be easy for a lot of people to cut the cord on their landline phone? Probably. Could those […]

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December 25, 2020

How to Perform an End-of-Year Review of Your Finances

Do you drive a car? Then you’re probably familiar with the concept of an annual tune-up. This visit with your […]

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December 4, 2020

Don’t Let Spending Break Your Holiday Budget

‘Tis the season to spend but is your wallet ready? To us here at MoneyKey, the signs are clear: the […]

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November 20, 2020

The Financial Dos and Don’ts of Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving traditions are built around the dinner table. It’s a harvest holiday all about food, after all! Between carving the […]

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November 13, 2020

Budgeting for Happiness: Is it Possible?

Let’s play a game of word association. If we say “budget”, do the words “uh oh” come to mind? If […]

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May 14, 2020

Budgeting, Saving, and Planning: Keys to Personal Financial Responsibility – Madison, Key Thinkers Scholarship Winner

It's never too young to take control of your finances.  Budgeting my money is something I have always taken seriously. […]

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November 20, 2019

A Simple Zero-Based Budget Can Help You Save More Money

If you want to make some changes to your spending habits and potentially boost your savings, consider giving the zero-based […]

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September 13, 2019

What does financial responsibility mean to you? Angel, Key Thinkers Scholarship Winner

MoneyKey’s Key Thinkers Scholarship is designed to reward post-secondary students for their academic achievements. We asked “What does financial responsibility mean to […]

Why You Should Live within Your Means

August 31, 2019

Why You Should Live within Your Means

Living within your means is a basic yet challenging rule that should apply to nearly everyone — whether you’re making six-figures or […]

What You Need to Know About Fixed and Variable Expenses

August 30, 2019

What You Need to Know About Fixed and Variable Expenses

Maybe you’re ready to take a deep dive into your finances and make a budget. But then you hit what […]

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August 23, 2019

Financial Literacy 101: Important Financial Literacy Terms

Personal financial literacy is important — no ifs, ands, or buts. If you don’t know what financial literacy is, it’s […]

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