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Tuesday Tip: Check Your Accounts

by Albie D on January 27, 2015

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Do you ever find yourself with higher-than-expected credit card balances, or lower-than-expected savings each month? If you have questions about your expenses from time to time, then it’s clear that you aren’t tracking your spending. You may not even be operating from a budget. These are two key steps in getting control over your finances and [...]

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It seems nowadays everyone’s eyes are glued to their phone. Technology has become increasingly mobile friendly and will continue to do so at a rapid pace. Applications have made it easy to pay bills, monitor accounts, receive coupons and buy items directly from your phone. So with all of your favorites, why not add a budgeting [...]

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With many Americans vowing to pay off credit card debt as well as shedding some pounds, sometimes it seems impossible to do both. There are plenty of healthy, cost effective ways to make sure you’re getting the right kind of nutrients while saving a few bucks. People often affiliate eating healthy with spending more money, [...]

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A new year. A clean slate. A night to celebrate new beginnings and hopes of good fortune for the next 12 months and beyond. New Year’s Eve, like other recent holidays, is a time to gather and enjoy the company of friends and family. It’s also similar to other holidays in that it can put a [...]

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Free Shipping Day 2014

by Albie D on December 18, 2014

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For all you last-minute online shoppers, today might be your lucky day. Over 1,000 online retailers will offer free shipping on purchases made today, with the guarantee that your order will arrive in time for Christmas. Most consumers are looking to save money this holiday season. But if you’ve put off your shopping until now, you [...]

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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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How to Save Money for a Goal

by Albie D on December 12, 2014

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Different people can have different philosophies on money. Some people prioritize spending and enjoying their money now, while others may save as much as they can for the future. Neither philosophy has a specific goal in mind, but that can mean the difference between frivolous spending and self-deprivation. Here’s how you can save for a [...]

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The season of giving has officially begun. Many of us have had our Thanksgiving turkey. Some of us have waited in lines at 4:00 am on Black Friday. Some us have sat in front of our computers and gotten little work done on Cyber Monday. All of this in an effort to find the perfect holiday gifts at [...]

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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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