14 School Fundraising Ideas That Don’t Involve Asking Grandma For Money

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Group of students fundraising donate for charity

In a perfect world, schools would never need to raise money. They would all be fully funded, able to provide their students with all the programs and activities they could ever want. Teachers would have all the supplies they need, students would have access to every necessary resource, and principals and administrators would never have to stare at a budget and wonder how they are going to make everything work. Continue reading 14 School Fundraising Ideas That Don’t Involve Asking Grandma For Money

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What Happened to Tilt.com?

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Tilt logo, created by GunkHead

Tilt.com was launched in 2012 as a crowdfunding platform by James Beshara and Khaled Hussein. Beshara, a development economist who graduated from Wake Forest University before working in microfinance and micro-insurance, was the company’s CEO. Hussein was then working with Rackspace, the Texas-based cloud computing company. The two worked together to develop a platform that would enable peer-to-peer payments (Source). Continue reading What Happened to Tilt.com?

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The 10 Most Important Articles Published in Money Magazine

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Probably no area of people’s lives has received more media attention than advice about money matters and financial health. There was a time when Money Magazine was the go-to publication for people looking for investment and spending advice. Continue reading The 10 Most Important Articles Published in Money Magazine

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How to Financially Prepare for a New Pet

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Pets cost money! Open a savings account in Madison to prepare for a new one.

Pets! Whether you’re a dog person or a cat person, you really can’t go wrong by adding a critter to your clan–or starting to build your clan with one. I bet the first thing that comes to mind when considering getting a pet isn’t a special savings account in Madison for expenses. Continue reading How to Financially Prepare for a New Pet

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Quick Tips to Help Reduce Medical Costs

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Control medical costs with these tips.

Taking care of your health: It can be extremely expensive, and extremely stressful to think about. Here at DCCU, a local Madison credit union, we can’t do much to improve your physical health, but we can show you how to potentially alleviate some of your health care cost-related anxieties. Continue reading Quick Tips to Help Reduce Medical Costs

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Climbing Out Of A Financial Hole – A Personal Story

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DCCU staffer shares personal story of how she is getting out of a financial hole.
DCCU’s Alyssa H.

People get into financial trouble for many different reasons. The good thing is that there are a variety of ways of getting out of a financial hole. The most important thing to remember is that you are not alone, especially at this Madison credit union. Continue reading Climbing Out Of A Financial Hole – A Personal Story

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Travel Hacking Simplified: Can You Really Fly For Free?

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There’s a giant world out there just full of things to explore — countries you’ve never been to, oceans you’ve never swam in, foods you’ve never eaten. You read about these places, you see them on TV, and you enviously scroll through endless Instagram feeds of strangers traveling to these distant lands. Continue reading Travel Hacking Simplified: Can You Really Fly For Free?

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