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We are all very aware of the times of year when we need to do some spending. The holiday season, of course, comes to mind. But what about all the other events throughout the year that you don’t typically plan ahead for? Your friend’s Halloween party? Your parents summer cookout? Birthdays? Weddings? The list goes [...]

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Infographic: The Cost of Coffee

by Albie D on September 4, 2014

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Coffee fuels many people’s workdays, but isn’t always cheap. In this infographic we examine some coffee spending statistics, and do a little math to compare the costs of home-brewing vs. buying at the coffee shop. Which method is really more cost-effective? Let’s find out…

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If you’ve moved into your first dorm room, you’re probably on a meal plan with endless food options. But sometimes, you only have a few minutes between classes and need something quick that you can make in your microwave. Or maybe you feel like “cooking,” but don’t have the means. Most dorms prohibit any kitchen [...]

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Everyone loves a good deal, right? Whether you’re  negotiating a lower price for a car, or scouring the clearance rack for the perfect pair of jeans, getting the item you want at a low price feels rewarding. But have you ever found a great deal for something that you didn’t need? Maybe it was something you [...]

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Millions of people rely on their cars on a daily basis. Many people are able to utilize alternatives like bicycles or public transportation, which is great, but the rest of us need a car to get around. Seeing that a car is such an important asset, and a necessity for many, it can be devastating when [...]

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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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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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