12 Parts Of A Check Labeled & Explained

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However infrequently it happens, there are still times when we have to know how to write a check. And so, I will use this check sample to teach you what I know about the parts of a check and how to use one.  When I was growing up, I learned how to balance a checkbook … Read more

6 Credit Cards With The Best Cash Back For Groceries

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Groceries are usually one of our biggest monthly expenses, so wouldn’t it be great if you could earn money on what you spend? Well, you can! It’s one of the most popular categories on cash-back credit cards for good reason, everybody needs to eat. According to the USDA, households spend between $4,875 to $13,973 on … Read more

5 Common Financial Mistakes by Service Members

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It’s a common misconception that military members are rich, and some new recruits think that as well when joining. This train of thought, along with poor personal finance knowledge, has led to disastrous financial mistakes by service members. In truth, a newly enlisted member is only making about $1917.60 (pre-tax) per month. That’s only $23,011 … Read more