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5 Reasons to Consider an Innovation Credit Union No-Fee Checking Account

When it comes to managing my family’s budget, I’m always on the lookout for ways to save on everyday expenses. After all, every dollar counts when you’re raising three hungry and energetic kids! And recently, when going over my monthly income and expenses, I realized that I was paying over $200 a year for my …

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Family Budgeting: How to Save Money Wisely

Money can be one of the biggest causes of stress for a family. Between regular bills and unexpected expenses, many families find themselves struggling to make ends meet. If you’re trying to get your family’s finances under control, try these 6 tips to help you learn how to save money wisely!

What Makes a Hotel Family-Friendly?

When you’re planning a travel experience for your family, your lodging or accommodations are important. You’ll see a lot of hotels and resorts that brand themselves as being family-friendly. When you arrive, however, it might feel like that’s not necessarily accurate. Being truly family-friendly can also mean different things to different people, and it’s more …

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Top 6 Kids Easter Gifts That Are Not Chocolate

With Easter fast approaching, it’s time to get prepared! It’s time for planning family get-togethers, decorating your house so it’s Easter-ready and, of course, buying gifts. If you’re looking for Easter gifts that aren’t chocolate, you’re not alone. Over the last few years, there’s been an increasing movement away from giving chocolate on Easter, whether …

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Top 10 Cocktails Every Cocktail-Lover Should Know How to Make

Who doesn’t love a good cocktail? If you’re looking to impress guests at your next party, or you just want to improve your home bartending, start by mastering these top 10 cocktails. From Margaritas and Manhattans to Mojitos and Martinis, there’s something for every taste on this list of the top 10 cocktails you should know …

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Things You Can Do to Help Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

Abuse and neglect of our kids is one of the most painful issues facing our society. Our most valuable prospective asset and most defenseless set of individuals, children, deserve to be protected. They are deserving of our continual and unwavering efforts. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the epidemic has increased the prevalence of …

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Early Signs of Autism and Tips for Supporting Autistic Children

Autism, also referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a complex developmental disability that impairs a person’s communication, behavioral and social skills. It is a lifelong disability that manifests itself during early childhood. DC statistics on Autism indicate that about 1 in every 44 8-year old children has autism in the US. It can …

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Using Merv 13 Air Filters to Help Prevent Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic and its spread have helped make all of us more aware of specific health concerns and protections—including how to slow down the transmission of coronavirus and other contagions. As variants continue to develop and mutate, the need to reduce COVID-19 cases remains a priority. Individuals, families, and communities are the first line …

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7 Bedroom Tips To Help Increase Deep Sleep

If you’re looking for ways to increase deep sleep, bedroom setting matters. Designing your bedroom in a way that helps you stay asleep is essential. In addition, ensuring you avoid potential sleep disturbers, like excessive light, noise, and caffeine, is a must. If you’re wondering how to increase deep sleep, start with these 7 tips:

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What To Do If You Get In a Car Accident With Children In the Car

Being involved in a car accident is always a frightening experience. And when your children are in the car, it can be even more stressful and horrifying. Making sure our children are safe is a top priority for any parent. But, in a car accident, we simply don’t have any control over their wellbeing. That’s …

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Why Out-of-State Buyers Are Flocking to Live in El Paso, TX

With housing prices skyrocketing in many places across North America, El Paso has become one of the biggest markets for out-of-state homebuyers. The average home price as of the second quarter of 2021 was $374,900, while homes in the Texas border city averaged just $197K. With a price difference like that, it’s no wonder houses …

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6 Reasons To Practice Yoga And Meditation With The Family

One of the best lessons we can teach our kids is how to take care of their health, physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. And that’s not just because it’s beneficial for us, as parents, to live a healthy lifestyle. Involving the whole family helps our children understand their well-being is important and should be a …

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Best Investment Options for Families

When you have a family, you also have bigger financial responsibilities. Coming up with a wealth management strategy will help ensure financial security for everyone. Depending on your family’s needs, there are several ways to achieve your financial goals, both traditional and not as traditional. Start by looking into these four:

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Preparing Your Baby for First Baby Pictures with Santa

There aren’t many times that are quite as special as a baby’s first Christmas. From choosing the perfect presents to picking out an adorable holiday outfit, it’s a time when lifelong memories are made. And for many families, the holiday season wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Santa! Getting baby photos with Santa is …

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Financial Freedom As A Family: How To Get Family Finances In Order Today

Whether you want to stop living paycheck to paycheck, or you’re hoping to build a nest egg for your child’s future, you’re not alone if you want to start getting your family’s finances in order. A stunning percentage of Canadian families have grappled with financial fallout over the last year, with one-third admitting that they think they will …

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8 High-Tech Products To Make Parenting Safer and Easier

Technology has always been something that has both advantages and disadvantages. On the one hand, it’s created some new challenges for parents when it comes to monitoring and restricting the online experience. But, on the other hand, it has given parents a wide variety of products that help make parenting easier and keep little ones …

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Holiday Ready Twitter Chat with Tangerine Bank

Disclosure: This is a paid partnered post with Tangerine Bank. Holiday Ready Twitter Chat Details Date:  Monday, November 22, 2021Time: 8:00pm – 9:00pm ETHost: Tangerine Bank @TangerineBankModerator: ShesConnected @ShesConnectedHashtag: #HolidayReadyPrizes: $500 in gift cards (five (5) gift cards valued at $100 each)*Rules & Regs: Click hereNo RSVP needed