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Get a Side Job to Make Extra Money

Finding extra money in your budget to pay down debt, contribute to an emergency savings account or even take a well-deserved vacation can be difficult. But if you think a surprise inheritance from a l...


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5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Rent

Most of us have rented cars or hotel rooms, but what about renting textbooks, fitness equipment or even Legos? There are many things available to rent that you’ve probably never considered, but rent...


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Your 2015 Financial Goals

Whether or not you make New Year’s Resolutions, the New Year is a good time to take stock of important milestones, including your personal financial situation. Did you run up some holiday debt yo...


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The Best Budget-Friendly, Last-Minute Gifts

With just a few days left until Christmas, there’s a good chance your gift-buying budget is just about maxed out. Here are some easy, inexpensive and thoughtful gifts you can whip up yourself with ...


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New Twists on Old Financial Scams

While it’s true financial scams and fraud  happen throughout the year, scammers are especially active during the holiday season because they know people are busy and feeling stressed, which leaves ...


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Steer Clear of Gift Card Scams

With gift cards once again topping the list of most-requested holiday gifts, there’s a good chance you’ll be shopping for at least one of them this holiday season. Unfortunately, gift cards have b...


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The Rules of Regifting

If your gift-buying budget is running short and the list of gifts you need is running long, it might be time to consider regifting. But we’ve all heard the horror stories about someone giving a gift...


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Opt Out of the Black Friday Madness

As the ‘official’ start of the holiday shopping season, Black Friday has almost become a holiday in and of itself. And with many stores opening as early as 4 pm on Thanksgiving night, it’s mak...


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Winterize Your Home to Save on Heating Costs

With much of the country already experiencing lower than average temperatures and early snowfall, now is the time to make sure your home is ready for winter. Winterizing your home not only keeps you c...


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