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The Pros and Cons of Meal Kit Delivery

It seems impossible to watch TV or go through the mail these days without seeing an ad for an all-inclusive meal kit delivery service. You know the ones with names like Hello Fresh, Blue Apron and Pla...


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5 Ways to Take Your Social Life Outside

We all need to take time to relax and enjoy life with family and friends. But maintaining an active social life can be expensive. And when you’re doing your best to live on a budget and save money, ...


5 Awesome Summer Jobs for Teachers

If you’re a teacher, you know summer vacation isn’t the life of luxury many people assume it is. In fact, it can be extremely stressful to not receive a regular paycheck during those months off. W...


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5 Financial Tips for New College Graduates

Graduating from college is one of life’s major milestones. It’s a time to stop and celebrate your achievements, while looking toward an exciting future. You’re about to start making more decisio...


5 Tips to Plan the Perfect Prom for Less

From over-the-top, social media-friendly ‘promposals,’ to limousine rentals and of course, the once-in-a-lifetime dress and everything that goes with it, there is a long list of costs associated w...


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Don’t Believe These 7 Student Loan Myths

The student loan crisis is center stage once again, with a proposed bill that would offer tuition-free college for most Americans while reducing student loan interest rates. At the same time, the fate...


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How to Raise Your Child to Be a Saver

We aren’t born knowing how to handle money and finances. While it seems some people are natural savers and others burn through money the moment they get it, it’s not necessarily nature that causes...


7 Tips for Financial Spring Cleaning

Spring’s arrival is the perfect time to tackle ambitious spring cleaning projects like purging closets and pantries. But spring cleaning should go beyond living spaces—your finances can likely use...