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The Many Downsides of Being Unbanked

Most of us don’t think twice about using direct deposit for our paychecks or swinging by the ATM to grab cash when we’re running low. But for the nearly 16 million US households that are currently...


What to Expect from Student Loan Counseling

If you are struggling to pay back student loan debt, you’re not alone. The most recent estimates places the total amount of outstanding student loan debt  in the U.S. at nearly $1.5 trillion. That ...


7 Tips for a Profitable Garage Sale

There are now more ways than ever to get cash for your unwanted stuff. You can take things to consignment stores, sell on eBay or Craigslist or use any number of direct selling apps on your phone. But...


Our 5 Favorite Quotes About Saving Money

For as long as money has existed, people have had thoughts and opinions about it. And while not everyone will agree about the best ways to earn, save and spend money, many wise people have weighed in ...


How to Remodel Your Home on a Budget

Making the decision to remodel your home is exciting. It can also be overwhelming, and, above all, expensive. But if you plan carefully and are willing to do some of the work yourself, you can give yo...


Throw a 4th of July BBQ for Less

With 4th of July less than a week away, it’s time to start planning your backyard BBQ. There’s nothing quite like getting family and friends together to relax and celebrate with good food. But you...


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5 Ways to Save on Baby Basics

For starting out so tiny, babies sure need a lot of everything. There’s no denying that having a baby forces you to rework your budget and rethink your priorities. That doesn’t mean, however, that...


5 Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill

No matter how much you trim the extras out of your budget, there’s one category you can never cut out altogether: food. We all need to eat, but it is possible to stretch your grocery budget and do m...