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It’s just about time for the fall semester to begin, and a number of students are heading off to college for the first time. For many of these students, financial education is something that was not a priority. It’s never too late to learn about budgeting and credit card debt, however. We’ve put together a list of [...]

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It happens all the time. You enter a deal with your local cable provider and lock in a price for one or two years. It’s usually a pretty good deal for a while. Maybe you get some free movie channels thrown in. Then, down the line, the day comes and your bill makes a sudden [...]

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Extreme Cheapskates TLC

We love when television shows feature people who know how to save, even when they take it to extreme levels. There are always lessons to be learned from others who have figured out how to reduce credit card debt and save money. Greg, profiled on TLC’s Extreme Cheapskates, was lucky enough to find a free [...]

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sales

If you are a savvy shopper and always on the hunt for a good bargain, you may start to notice some trends when it comes to your favorite retailers’ sales and clearance markdowns. Knowing your favorite retailers’ sale and clearance schedules could save you lots of money that you could put toward another budget category [...]

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Today kicks off National Bargain Hunting Week 2014, a week-long celebration of the thrill of the hunt for bargains – and the triumph of the finds and treasures of a successful bargain hunt. If you are in the process of trying to eliminate credit card debt, the last thing you want to do is pay [...]

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Minor-League-Baseball

A friend of mine recently moved from Boston, Massachusetts to Portland, Maine. While Portland is a beautiful seaside city, my friend is a big Boston sports fan, and has been missing his trips to Fenway Park, Gillette Stadium, and TD Garden to see his favorite teams play. Luckily,it’s baseball season, and Portland is home to a [...]

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lemonade

If you’ve decided to host a barbecue or an event this weekend, you know how expensive it can be just to get food prepared. Adding alcohol to that equation can be the kiss of death to your budget. So how can you provide adult refreshments to a group in a way that won’t send you [...]

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Extreme Cheapskates TLC

It always pays to have extra cash on hand, but how far are you willing to go for it? This Las Vegas man does clinical trials and other medical testing to earn an extra buck, with little regard for his own health. Because we don’t necessarily recommend his methods, we have a few tips to help [...]

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tuesday tip

When it comes to food, a lot of people are very loyal to particular brands. Some consumers would never even think about trying the store brand of cereal, juice, crackers, cheese, or any other product. If you like something, why change? Well, potentially saving money is one reason. Discovering that you like something else is [...]

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solar power

Tomorrow is the summer solstice, or the longest day of the year. With all of that extra sunshine, it might be a good idea to think about solar power, as well as solar power’s pros and cons. Many homeowners are starting to make the conversion to solar power, which relies on the sun’s energy to [...]

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