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Learn How to Haggle and Save Big

Whether referred to as haggling, bargaining or negotiating, there was a time when a buyer and a seller working out what both agreed was a fair price was commonplace in American commerce. But over time...


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How to Save on Pet Care Costs

Our pets can be a source of great love, joy and companionship. They can also be a source of great expense. The National Pet Products Association estimates that Americans will spend more than $55 billi...


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Say No to these Unnecessary Upgrades

We all love a shiny, new gadget and having the latest and greatest thing, but do we really need something new when our old ‘something’ is still working and doing what we need it to? (Hint: the ans...


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Are You Financially Fragile?

Are you familiar with the phrase ‘financially fragile?’ It’s a phrase economists use to describe people who would not be able to pull together $2,000 in cash within 30 days. A study conducted by...


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Easy Ways to Save Money on Clothing

Whether you’re shopping only for yourself or outfitting a whole family, shopping for clothing can take a big bite out of your budget. It doesn’t have to, though. With a few smart shopping tips and...


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Free Resources to Help Improve Your Credit

Establishing and maintaining good credit is an important part of any financial plan, but it can be hard to strike a balance between building credit and building debt. With a steady stream of credit ca...


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Download These Money-saving Apps Now

Are you making the most of your smart phone? If you’re not using at least one money-saving mobile app, the answer is no. Mobile apps are rapidly replacing cumbersome paper coupons to help you save m...


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Save Money on Back-to-School Shopping

It might surprise you to know that the back-to-school shopping season comes in second only to the holidays for total spending. According to The National Retail Foundation, this year’s spending is ex...


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5 Ways to Save Money on Moving

Whether you’re just moving across town or making a major move across the country, moving is stressful. So stressful, in fact, that many mental health experts place it near the top of the list of mos...


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