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5 Ways to Save During the Holiday Madness
3 weeks ago

5 Ways to Save During the Holiday Madness

As the holiday season approaches, so do thoughts of get-togethers with family and friends, festive displays and decorations, and the holiday cheer that fills many with warm sentiment. And …
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How to enjoy football season without breaking the bank
1 month ago

How to enjoy football season without breaking the bank

Football is a way of life in many parts of the country. Tailgating, hosting neighborhood parties and going to the games are all highlights of the season. All that activity …
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5 Budget Ideas for Spenders
8 months ago

5 Budget Ideas for Spenders

Everyone needs a budget. Without one, your household finances can quickly fall apart, leading to late bill payments, bank account overdrafts and financial stress. While it’s easy enough to put …
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How to Create a Budget for 2017
10 months ago

How to Create a Budget for 2017

Do you have trouble sticking to budgets? Maybe it’s time to take a new approach in the upcoming new year. Monthly and weekly budgets are helpful, but don’t take into …
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Best Ways to Avoid Holiday Debt
11 months ago

Best Ways to Avoid Holiday Debt

In 2013, 57% of American parents reported taking on debt in order to purchase holiday gifts for their kids. Furthermore stating that it was more important to buy loved ones …
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In Debt? Why You Should Still Be Saving
12 months ago

In Debt? Why You Should Still Be Saving

While you are in debt, it might seem counterintuitive to put money into savings instead of paying off your debts. In most cases, it is, but only if you don’t …
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5 Ways to Earn Extra Cash for Holiday Shopping
12 months ago

5 Ways to Earn Extra Cash for Holiday Shopping

The holidays can be expensive, especially if you have a lot of presents to buy. Instead of going into debt for another year, why not try to make some extra …
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Tips for Finding the Best Health Care
1 year ago

Tips for Finding the Best Health Care

For many, health-care open enrollment is around the corner. Should you switch or stay with your current? Insurance coverage can be complicated and at times difficult to understand. Below are …
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How to Fix Your Budgeting Weak Spots
1 year ago

How to Fix Your Budgeting Weak Spots

If you’re serious about getting your financial life in order, your first step is to make a budget. If you haven’t made one yet, stop everything and get cracking with …
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4 Reasons Layaway Is a Horrible Idea
1 year ago

4 Reasons Layaway Is a Horrible Idea

It’s about that time to start your holiday shopping, and while you want to get a jump on the holiday shopping, one tradition of early shopper should be avoided. While …
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How to Start Saving for the Holidays
1 year ago

How to Start Saving for the Holidays

The holidays are a financial strain on everyone. Between buying presents and throwing parties, it can be a huge drain on your wallet. While most people just throw all the …
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Inexpensive Ways to Update Your Fall Wardrobe
1 year ago

Inexpensive Ways to Update Your Fall Wardrobe

Summer is coming to an end and women everywhere are already dreaming about those new fall boots, sweaters, and jackets. Before you drain your bank account for those fashion must-haves …
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3 Times Paying Your Debt Early Isn’t Smart
1 year ago

3 Times Paying Your Debt Early Isn’t Smart

It’s the age old question: Should you pay off loans early? Whether it’s a mortgage, a student loan or a car loan, paying off your debt early can give you …
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5 Financial Goals for Millenials
1 year ago

5 Financial Goals for Millenials

When you first get out of college, things can be scary. You need to find a job, a place to live and build a life for yourself from scratch. Most …
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3 Ways Bad Credit Can Cost You Money
1 year ago

3 Ways Bad Credit Can Cost You Money

Having bad credit obviously keeps you from being approved for larger loans or higher credit limits, but bad credit can also cost you money in the long run. If you …
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How to Plug Budget Leaks
1 year ago

How to Plug Budget Leaks

The average American can waste as much as $1,000 a year in financial leaks in their budget. What are financial leaks? They are the places where you are leaking money …
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Parents: How to Talk Money with Your College Student
1 year ago

Parents: How to Talk Money with Your College Student

It’s that time of year, parents and students alike are prepping for college departures. It’s an exciting but stressful time filled with school orientations, class schedules and dorm prep

Marriage and Money: How to be Successful
1 year ago

Marriage and Money: How to be Successful

A recent survey by Money Magazine found that couples argue over finances twice as often as they fight about sex. In fact, 70% of couples fight about money more than chores, …
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Why a Spender and a Saver are Compatible
1 year ago

Why a Spender and a Saver are Compatible

Savers and spenders are two different breeds, but that doesn’t mean they can’t get along. Money can be a huge issue between partners, and some studies have found it …
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Planning a Wedding? Quick and Simple Ways to Save
1 year ago

Planning a Wedding? Quick and Simple Ways to Save

According to the Real Weddings Survey performed by The Knot and the Wedding Channel, the average cost of a wedding ceremony in the United States is around $28,427. Of course, …
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