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Infographic: The Guide to Tipping

by Albie D on December 19, 2014

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Different people have different opinions when it comes to gratuity and tipping. How much to tip? When to tip? Who deserves a tip? Opinions vary, but some standard practices do exist in America. We previously posted about a similar topic with our Money Etiquette Infographic. To go along with that, we’ve put together another infographic with some [...]

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Setting financial goals is an important step towards gaining control of your finances and getting out of debt. Building up an emergency fund, saving up for a down payment, paying off a credit card… All of these are great goals to have. The key is determining the proper strategy to work towards achieving your financial [...]

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Budget friendly winter vacation activities

So the kids are home for break and you may even have a few extra friends running around your home too. With lots of time and kids on hand, it’s best to be prepared with different budget-friendly activities to keep winter vacation fun, active and inexpensive. Here are a few ways to make winter vacation [...]

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regifting

Regifting is a great way to save money and declutter your own living space. It’s also budget-friendly and a sustainable way to celebrate the holiday season. If you are not going to use an item, why not gift it to someone who will? In celebration of National Regifting Day (12/19/2014), let’s explore some of the best regifting tactics [...]

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the gift of time

As is tradition in many families around this time of year, rooms, phone lines, texts, and emails are filling up with conversations about what everyone wants for a gift this year. Some people will have a specific gift in mind, some may have no idea, and some will simply say, “Oh, don’t get me anything.” [...]

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Calculate Your Financial Future

by Michelle on December 4, 2014

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How much do I need to save for college? How long will it take me to repay this loan? Am I saving enough to retire? These questions are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to financial planning. Don’t let these questions go unanswered. There are plenty of financial calculators to help you [...]

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Does money affect your relationship

Money is a very taboo topic in many relationships. Tensions often arise from a lack of understanding and poor communication. Don’t let money negatively affect your relationship. Let’s find out how to have productive and stress-free money conversations that positively affect our relationships.

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We wrote a post recently with some ideas for how to earn extra money with a side job. Any consumer trying to get out of debt would love to find a way to bring in some additional income, but not everyone has the time for a second job. So what else can you do? Where [...]

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avoid charity scam

As the end of the year approaches, many individuals and families are looking to donate to a cause or charity. Unfortunately, there are many charity scams lurking around, waiting to catch someone off guard with photos of cute babies, puppies or promises of a better tomorrow. Some scams only appear to be a legitimate charity [...]

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How do you split a bill at a restaurant? Does it make sense to lend money to a friend? When should you tip? These are just a few questions that can make for awkward financial moments. Following the proper etiquette can be difficult when money is involved, since people often operate under different rules. To help [...]

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