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Stock Your Pantry to Save Money

March is National Nutrition Month, which makes it the perfect time to talk about eating well on a budget. There’s a persistent myth that healthful eating is too expensive or time-consuming. Many ass...


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5 Smart Things to do with Your Tax Refund

It’s always tempting to see a tax refund as a windfall to be used for something fun and frivolous, like a shopping spree or throwing a big party. But remember, the government isn’t giving you an...


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How to Shop Smart at Warehouse Clubs

Shopping at warehouse clubs such as Costco, Sam’s Club and BJ’s can be a great way to save money. Maintaining a well-stocked pantry and keeping household basics on hand can help reduce those in-be...


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It’s Time to Cut the Cord and Save

You’ve heard about it. You’ve read about it. Maybe someone you know has even done it (and brags about it all the time). But can you do it? Would you ‘cut the cord’ and get rid of cable or sate...


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Emergency Savings and Peace of Mind

Next week is America Saves Week, sponsored by our friends at America Saves. Their goal is to get people to take the Savings Pledge and start saving a little bit at a time with their eye on a bigger go...


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Valentine DIYs from the Heart

Valentine's Day is just a few days away, but it's not too late to get started on some heartfelt DIY projects for the ones you love. There's no need to overspend for flowers, chocolate, jewelry or othe...


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Getting Organized on a Budget

If you find yourself spending too much time looking for car keys, the right sweater, your cell phone or other necessities, it’s time to get organized.  A disorganized home doesn’t just cost you t...


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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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