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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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Cheap & Cheerful Holiday Party Ideas

If you think being on a budget means you can’t throw a great holiday party, think again. As long as you plan ahead and think outside the traditional party box, you can host a memorable holiday bash ...


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Use the Holidays to Teach Kids About Money

With holiday ads already flooding the airwaves and ‘wish books’ of all kinds crowding the mailbox, the seasonal madness has arrived. Whether you’re a can’t-get-enough-of-Christmas person or so...


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Top Tips for Thanksgiving on a Budget

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends to enjoy a wonderful meal and create lasting memories. Unfortunately, it can also be an opportunity to create lasting debt. The pressure to put...


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Save Money in Unexpected Ways

Are you in a savings rut? Or worse yet, have you just stopped trying to save money because you got tired of thinking about it? Even when you have a clear savings goal in mind, the process can become t...


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