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What Your Kid Doesn’t Need for College

Sending your kid off to college is exciting, nerve-wracking and above all – expensive! On top of tuition and housing costs, your newly minted college student is going to need all the essentials to c...


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Why You Should Celebrate Christmas in July

By now, you’ve probably seen or heard a number of ads talking about ‘Christmas in July’ sales and promotions. Some stores are taking it one step further and doing special ‘Black Friday in July...


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Are You Committing Coupon Fraud?

The popularity of the television show ‘Extreme Couponing’ has created an unprecedented level of interest in using coupons to save money. Those highlighted on the show use extreme measures to save ...


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What is Nonprofit Credit Counseling?

Have you ever looked at your credit card statements and been shocked by how long it would take to pay them off? Or gone grocery shopping and spent far more than you planned? Or wondered if that gym m...


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Stop Paying These 5 Fees

Looking for a way to earn a few extra dollars to put toward paying down debt or fattening up your emergency savings account? It can be as easy as eliminating unnecessary fees from your financial life....


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Top 10 Credit Card Terms

Do you ever look at your credit card or bank statements and wonder what all the financial lingo means? It’s hard to manage your accounts if you don’t know what the words mean and how they will aff...


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Save Your Money – Plan A Spending Freeze

A spending freeze is just that – not spending any disposable income for a day, a week, two weeks or longer. A spending freeze can help you learn how you’ve been spending (or wasting) money in the ...


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Spring Clean Your Finances

We’ve already talked about how certain spring cleaning tasks can help you save money. Now it’s time to give your finances the spring cleaning treatment, too. The change of seasons is always a good...


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Saving Money with Amazon Prime

Amazon’s Prime shopping service carries an annual fee I don’t mind paying, even after the recent increase. As of March 20, 2014, the price for Amazon Prime went up to $99.00 from $79.00. For me it...


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