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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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Don’t Blow Your Student Loan Check

Most student loan borrowers receive a student loan refund check just before the beginning of every semester. The check represents the amount left over after the school has taken out what is owed for t...


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How to Save Money on Home Improvements

During the Great Recession, most homeowners tightened their belts and performed the bare minimum tasks necessary for home maintenance. Elective remodeling and home improvement projects were placed on ...


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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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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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