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Surprisingly Effective Ways To Spend Less on Vacations

Surprisingly Effective Ways To Spend Less on Vacations

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Spring is here and summer is near. We're all ready to travel. Before you pack your bag and shout, "See you later," we want to show you how to save some major money. Whether it's from booking the hotel or snagging a restaurant rebate, we have some insider tips on how to spend less on vacations. After gathering the best advice from well-known travel influencers, we put all of their tips together in one amazing post. Are you ready to learn more? Well, put on your traveling hat because here we go... Choose to cook instead of dining out While on the go,...
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Important Reasons to Open a Savings Account for Your Child

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The function of a savings account is to provide for a rainy day. Additionally, the benefits of a savings account with Achieva include things like accrued interest, secure safekeeping, and zero fees. As important as it is for an adult to have a savings account, how often do we think of it for a minor? Believe it or not, there are very meaningful reasons to open a savings account for your child. Teaches responsibility Communicating openly with your child about their savings account will teach them responsibility. They will learn how banking and savings work together and they will also...
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What Easter Baskets and Finances Have in Common

What Easter Baskets and Financial Responsibility Have in Common

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Oh, wonderful Spring! It's a time for warmer attire and floral everything. Easter is almost here and that means Easter baskets. History.com states that "over 90 million chocolate Easter bunnies are made each year." In today's fun post, we're exploring what Easter baskets and financial responsibility have in common. Are you in the mood for an egg-cellent time? Well, here we go! Diversity is best The most popular Easter baskets are the ones with a little bit of everything. Diversity in your basket, or financial portfolio, is optimum for the long term. So, when you think about financial responsibility, try...
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Upgrade Your Living Room to Look Like a Million Bucks

Redecorating Your Living Room To Look Like a Million Bucks

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Spring is close and with the refreshing turn of the weather, also comes the desire to spruce up our homes. There are so many hot new trends in decor that it's easy to get swept away. Let's face it, Joanna Gaines is no longer on Fixer Upper but we still need advice on how to style our homes. Hence, we rounded up the best tips for redecorating your living room so it can look like a million bucks. But don't worry. We did not neglect any facts about budgeting. In fact, this post will show you how to get the looks, without...
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Family-Friendly Places for Spring Break in Florida

6 Best Places in Florida for Families on Spring Break

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Spring Break is on its way. Our little ones will be out of school and ready to celebrate the return to warmer weather. It's a great time for us to vacation with the kids, as well as get some much-needed rest and relaxation. As Floridians, we live in the perfect location. We can explore the entire state with a single tank of gas. In this post, we're going to discuss the top 6 best places in Florida for families on spring break. You'll be ready to shout, "Hooray!" as you welcome in the turn of the season. 1:  Everglades National Park...
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Create a Fun and Festive St. Patrick’s Day Party

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People everywhere are gearing up for March 17th. There's something to be said about the 8 million St. Patrick's Day cards exchanged solely for this occasion. It's a big deal and we know a great way that you can join in the celebration. This post will teach you how to create a fun and festive St. Patrick's Day Party. Make sure to grab your lucky clovers, because here we go. Start with the menu To begin, no good party is complete without food. For your St. Patrick's Day party, you've got to serve the best of the best. Begin by choosing from traditional...
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Parks and natural attractions in Dunedin, Florida

5 Best Parks and Natural Attractions in Dunedin, Florida

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Founded in 1937, Achieva Credit Union has made its home right here in Florida. And with that, we've noticed that there are so many unannounced wonders located within our sunshine state. Stay with us, because we're taking you on a tour of our very own backyard. We'll show you the 5 best parks and natural attractions in Dunedin, Florida. The Pinellas Trail Created along an abandoned railroad corridor, the Pinellas Trail provides a unique, protected greenspace for walking, jogging, skating, and biking. The trail runs for several miles and it’s great for those who want to explore the outdoors. It's a...
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Quick Tips on How to Create a Household Budget

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Home improvement projects can go mile a minute. It seems like there's always something more to do. Our list of home expenses grows and grows; and before we know it, the amounts add up to more than we expected. Is there a better way to prepare for all of these costs? The answer, is actually yes. There are easier ways to reserve for home improvement, as well as routine maintenance fees. In this article, we share our favorite ways to budget for home expenses. So, if you own a home, listen up, we've got all the tips you need to...
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Is Social Media Making You Unemployable?

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Snapchat. Instagram. Twitter. Facebook. Reddit. LinkedIn. We live in a highly connected society. Anything you do or say could appear on social media – with or without your permission – at any time. Should you be concerned about WHO is viewing your posts? If you are in the market for a new job, the answer is YES. In the good old days before the Internet, your resume and your smiling face were the sum total of information that a potential employer could use to evaluate your qualifications. Those days are long gone, and employers are now using multiple sources, including...
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Goals vs Resolutions – How to Have a Successful New Year

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A brand new year is here - time to embrace lofty ideas and make those big dreams come true, right? Well, maybe. There’s a lot of talk about New Year’s resolutions during January, but let’s face the fact that most of us start out with enthusiasm and energy that slowly fizzles, and by Valentine’s Day we’ve mostly forgotten what we set out to do. A study at the University of Scranton confirms that while 40% of Americans formulate New Year’s resolutions, as little as 8% actually follow through on them for more than a month or two. This statistic is...
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