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Embracing Your Savings Account

By Cait Murray.

You might think of savings accounts as old-fashioned, but they should be the backbone of your personal finances. Learn how to pick the right one, automate your savings, build an emergency fund and save money in different accounts for different purposes.

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Top 7 Home Improvements You Can Do Yourself With A Little Help From UMassFive

By Cait Murray.

Stop and take a look around your house. Are you delighted with everything in it? This is where you spend a good portion of your day, and where you and your family build happy memories. There’s no reason why it should be anything less than your dre...

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Consider a Farm Share!

By Cait Murray.

Every summer, I listen to my co-workers and friends talking about the delicious meals they’re making from the items they received through their farm shares. A farm share, also known as CSA (Community Sustained Agriculture), is an agreement between individuals or families and farmers. People buy into the farm as members at the start of the growing season (usually fall or winter), and in exchange receive a weekly share of the farm's harvest. In addition to veggies, some farm shares offer meat, eggs, milk, or even flowers. Farm fresh food all season? Sounds good to me!

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