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save money this summer help with debts

As summer approaches, the thought of saving money might seem impossible next to all the fun plans you are making. However, it could be the perfect opportunity to grow your skills and try some new ideas. Since saving money or avoiding expenses can help with debts, let’s take a look at 10 ways to save [...]

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Graduation Party On A Budget

by Carly on May 21, 2015

graduation party money saving tips

Has a loved one just graduated? A celebration is in order! Before you start stressing about how you’re going to afford the party your grad deserves, check out these savvy party tips and avoid credit card debt.

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budget friendly diy projects

For many people, summer is the time to get all those projects done that have plagued you since last year. Unfortunately, projects can cost more than anticipated. To help manage your budget and avoid consumer debt, follow these tips while completing your DIY outdoor projects.

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retire debt free

The future of retirement may look a lot different than our parents or grandparents have experienced. Factors like social security, longevity and our overall financial savvy will greatly affect our preparedness. To successfully create a retirement plan, it’s best to think about it as an equation. And to simplify that equation right off the bat, we’d like to [...]

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military family budgeting resources deployment finances

In honor of Armed Forces Day, Talking Cents would like to share some financial resources for those serving in the military. Our brave service members often face unique financial circumstances before, during and after their time in the military. Fortunately, ACCC can help prepare your budget for each stage.

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Tuesday Tip: Coupon Codes

by Albie D on May 12, 2015

use credit cards wisely avoid credit card debt tuesday tip

Today’s tip is a simple one. Anyone who shops online knows that there are deals to be had. It’s easy to do simple searches and compare prices, but there may be another step that consumers are forgetting about. Coupon codes!

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Moms are the best. Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to display how much you care. Unfortunately, it can feel like you need to spend a lot of money on your mother to show your love. To avoid unnecessary consumer debt (and guilt), let’s take a look at meaningful and affordable Mother’s Day activities for the whole [...]

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protect your phone consumer credit

Continuing the Choose Privacy Week theme, another great topic to cover is your phone. In addition to adjusting your privacy settings on social media, we think it’s important to be just as safe with your mobile device, something many people need and use constantly throughout the day to handle important tasks. Here are some tips to [...]

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social-media-privacy

It’s Choose Privacy Week! It’s probably not printed on most calendars, but this week (developed by the American Library Association) is an important reminder for consumers to think critically and make more informed choices about their privacy. We think this is a great initiative, and wanted to pitch in with some tips on privacy settings for [...]

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student loan debt

Tomorrow marks the first of May, which means graduation season is just about here. If you’ll be one of the lucky collegiately accomplished, congratulations! You now have about six to nine months until your student loans kick in. Do you have a plan? As you think about your leap into the real world, here are some tips [...]

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