Shirley Pulawski

Shirley Pulawski

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  1. 7 Reasons You Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Home Insurance
    Insurance

    7 Reasons You Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Home Insurance

    What is covered in a policy can vary widely by company, so you’d better know what to look for when shopping for home insurance.
  2. 6 Critical Moves That Will Save You Time and Money Before ...
    Personal Finance

    6 Critical Moves That Will Save You Time and Money Before ...

    There are many important aspects to consider and research before the process of selecting a home even begins.
  3. 5 Ways to Know You Are Spending Too Much Money
    Budgeting

    5 Ways to Know You Are Spending Too Much Money

    Five signs it’s time to put on the brakes, stop spending too much money, and start saving.
  4. Save Money: 5 Expenses You Don’t Need
    Personal Finance

    Save Money: 5 Expenses You Don’t Need

    Everyone likes having extra cash, and saving money every month doesn’t have to mean making big sacrifices in time, effort, or enjoyment. Here are a few ways to save money on five common household expenses. ...
  5. I Didn’t File Taxes, Now What?
    Personal Finance

    I Didn’t File Taxes, Now What?

    April 15 has come and gone, but if you didn’t file your tax bill, all is not lost, even if you think you will owe taxes. Take a deep breath and learn what you can do next to avoid serious consequences ...
  6. How To 'Spring Clean' Your Credit Cards
    Personal Finance

    How To 'Spring Clean' Your Credit Cards

    It’s a good idea to compare credit cards and ditch ones that don't stack up. While you are busy preparing for spring cleaning around your house, take the time to do the same for your finances.
  7. What Is A Retirement Saver's Tax Credit?
    Retirement

    What Is A Retirement Saver's Tax Credit?

    Here, we take an in-depth look a tax credit designed to provide relief to some people who are saving for retirement.
  8. Eight Ways To Use Your Tax Refund Wisely
    Taxes

    Eight Ways To Use Your Tax Refund Wisely

    Here are some ways to get the most out of your tax refund check.
  9. Home Buying Tips To Win In Fast Markets
    Home & Auto

    Home Buying Tips To Win In Fast Markets

    Take a look at some of the fastest selling markets and learn home buying tips to help you get in on the action.