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How to Save on Auto Maintenance

It’s a commonly held belief that auto shops and car mechanics can’t be trusted – and you’re especially likely to be swindled if you don’t know much about cars. But despite this general mistr...


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How to Save Money on a Road Trip

Summertime is synonymous with sunshine, surf, sand – and road trips. Whether you’re planning a beach vacation, camping trip or coast-to-coast drive, a few small tips will help you save big bucks o...


woman raking leaves as a way to save money on yard work

How to Save Money on Yard Work

A beautiful yard is an attractive feature for homeowners, yet the upkeep can be cumbersome and costly. Here’s a quick look at how you can save money on yard work while making your yard a place you w...


Teen boy delivering pizzas on his summer job

Help Your Teen Find the Right Summer Job

During the Great Recession, teens faced stiff competition for summer jobs from older, more experienced workers who were happy to take any job just to be getting a regular paycheck. Now that the econom...


Older couple learning about senior financial scams

Be on the Lookout for Senior Financial Scams

Financial scams are an unfortunate fact of life. While no one is immune from them, seniors can be especially vulnerable. Many scammers target seniors, assuming they are not tech savvy or that they hav...


Mom with young children enjoying a budget birthday party

5 Ways to Save on Kids’ Birthday Parties

There was a time when kids’ birthday parties were simple affairs, with cake, punch, a few games and goodie bags. But in the age of Facebook and Instagram, the desire to capture and share those pictu...


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Easy Ways to Save on Transportation Costs

In late 2014, when gas prices across the country were at their lowest in recent memory, auto manufacturers reported a big spike in the sale of gas-guzzling SUVs and other less fuel-efficient vehicles....


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5 Things to Never Keep in Your Wallet

Many of us carry around wallets chock-full of credit cards, identification and paperwork, thinking it’s a convenient place to keep important documents organized. Unfortunately, it’s a really bad i...


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Find Free Fun at the Library

When was the last time you went to the library? If you can’t remember, it’s been too long. Your local library is loaded with free, fun things to see and do -- all you need is a library card. To ce...


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