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Easy Ways to Save on College Costs

As students prepare to descend on college campuses across the country, it's the perfect time to discuss saving on college costs. While the cost of tuition is a non-negotiable, there are many more ways...

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How to Evaluate a Job Offer

You spent countless hours searching, you aced the interviews, you waited patiently and it finally comes – you've just been offered a new job. Congratulations! Few things can match the prospect of a ...

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Budgeting for a Teen Driver

While it's true that the number of teen drivers has decreased since the Great Recession, there are still plenty of 16-year-olds eager to become newly minted drivers. If you have a teen in your home wh...

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How to Spot Work-from-Home Scams

The idea of working from home is certainly appealing, which is why it's the perfect environment to breed schemes and scams designed to drain your bank account or steal your identity. That's not to say...

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5 Easy Ways to Earn Extra Money

Whether you're saving for something special, trying to pay down debt or just need some extra cash to hold you over until payday, everyone could use some extra money coming in. But if you're already wo...

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Quit These Bad Habits to Save Money

There are hundreds of things we do every day without really thinking about them. These unconscious habits create routine and add rhythm to our daily lives. Unfortunately, some of them might be costing...

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Creative Ways to Stretch Your Food Budget

So you clip coupons, use money-saving apps, stock your pantry and buy in bulk (when it makes sense), but you still feel like you're spending too much on food. Not to worry! In addition to all those pr...

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Money-Saving Tips for Renters

Whether you're renting your first apartment, renting while saving up for a home or simply prefer the convenience and freedom of renting where you live, you're in good company. According to the Nationa...

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Easy Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Summer

Summer is officially here. You've probably gotten yourself ready with a new swimsuit, sunglasses and stockpile of sunscreen, but what about your home? If you haven't already, it's not too late to prep...

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