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The Rules of the Down Payment: Saving for Your First House

Dreams

Want to buy a house but not sure how to handle the down payment situation? Here are some suggestions. With the Federal...

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Why I Stopped Buying My Kids Toys

Money

Making the decision to stop buying toys for our kids was a gradual realization, but we’re going to stick with it. It...

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Emergencies Happen – A Member’s Story – Dannette C.

Community

Payoff Member Dannette C. shares how she overcame an enormous amount of debt created by medical bills and why her...

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When Debt Adds Up Fast – A Member’s Story – Kara S.

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Payoff Member Kara S. shares how her debt started small but then completely overwhelmed her and why she has peace of...

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The Unhappy Connection Between Our Debt and Our Savings Accounts

Money

The credit card and mortgage debt we racked up in the 1990s may have contributed to Americans’ poor savings...

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Once Bitten, Twice Shy: The Economy Has Recovered, But Americans Are Still Traumatized

Science

Even though the economy has bounced back, many people have yet to see the benefits and are still feeling financially...

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5 Ways to Make Money Online Fast

Money

It’s nearing the end of the month and no matter how you crunch the numbers, you’re still coming up short on money....

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Life After Divorce — A Member’s Story — Paris C.

Community

Payoff Member Paris C. shares how he bounced back and overcame difficult financial burdens following his divorce. At...

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Troubleshoot Your Credit Card Overspending

Money

Are you guilty of these common credit card spending fails? Here’s why they happen and my favorite ways to avoid them....

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8 Ways to Save on a Family Vacation to a Disney Theme Park

Dreams

Take your loved ones on the trip of a lifetime by following these ways to save on a family vacation and...

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Affordable Ways to Contact Family and Friends While Traveling Abroad

Dreams

Planning an overseas trip? Here are affordable ways to keep in touch with your friends and family. Traveling to...

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Shaking Off Shame: Finding Solutions to Financial Stress

Science

Neal Gabler’s astonishing piece for The Atlantic, “The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans,” should be...

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Fit Into Your Wedding Dress for Less

Dreams

Your wedding dress was expensive enough. Don’t spend more money on complicated alterations. I was looking at myself...

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Millennials and Financial Stress: The Struggle is Real

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Millennials are now the largest age demographic in our population and 1 in 3 suffers from Acute Financial Stress....

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How to Shop Your Closet for a New Spring Wardrobe

Fun

Save money by discovering a new spring wardrobe in your very own closet, among clothes you already have. The first...

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More Than a Number – A Member’s Story – Trisha B.

Community

Payoff Member Trisha B. shares why she feels empowered while she pays down her debt. At Payoff, we invite our Members...

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How We Kept Our Wedding on Budget

Dreams

Making cuts to keep your wedding on budget can be difficult, but not impossible. When my husband and I got married, it...

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Presenting The Blend Version Brew.0

The Blend

The Blend — 4.26.2016 Missed us? Of course you did, you’re a human who can read, not some sort of illiterate panda....

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Need Extra Money? Become a Brand Ambassador

Money

Becoming a brand ambassador for a local business or organization might just be a solution to your “I need cash...

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What Debt Collection Could Mean for Your Credit

Money

Wondering what will happen if you keep falling behind on a bill? Here are some consequences of delinquencies and debt...

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What is Financial Stress?

Science

Financial stress could be impacting your life more than you think, so much so it could be giving you the symptoms of...

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The Impact of Financial Stress

Science

Payoff’s clinical psychologist, Dr. Ryan Howes, explains the impact of financial stress on your thoughts, feelings...

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How to Manage Your Financial Stress

Science

It’s possible to manage financial stress using the clinically proven method known as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy....

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5 Ways to Eat Healthier and Save Money

Fun

These 5 tips will make it easier for you to eat healthier and save money so that the only thing getting bigger is your...

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Getting Married and Financial Stress: Conquering Anxiety

Science

Getting married can generate high levels of financial stress. You’re worrying about paying for a ceremony, making...

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