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Smart School Shopping Tips

July 30th, 2013

Summer is already halfway over, but that doesn't mean that it's time for fall quite yet. If you have kids, you'll soon need to purchase school supplies for them and it might be better to get that out of the way now, rather than later. School supply shopping can be a real hassle, but it doesn't have to be if you plan well and follow some smart shopping...

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How to Plan a Family Vacation on a Budget

July 16th, 2013

Finding time to get away as a family can be a challenge. And when you finally do accrue enough days off to take a vacation, you may find that you just don't have the money to spend the week in Paris or jet down to the Caribbean for some time on the beach. Luckily, it doesn't have to cost a fortune to spend some family time in a fun, exciting locale. Once the stars...

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3 Tips for Using Credit Cards Wisely

July 15th, 2013

These days, consumers are becoming more conscious of the amount of money they spend and put toward savings. That being said, not everyone is anxious to use credit for their expenses. However, there are a couple of ways that you can use plastic and avoid accruing mountains of debt. Just because you have a credit card doesn't mean that you have to have a bad credit score...

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A Quick Guide to Selling Items Online

July 9th, 2013

If you have clutter lying around the house that's worth too much to give away, or you produce items as a hobby, why not try selling them online? It might seem complicated at first, but once you get the hang of it, selling items online is a great and easy way to make money.Choose your website For anyone who hasn't sold items online before, the best method is to use a...

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Getting To The Beach On A Budget

June 25th, 2013

A beach vacation is one of the most popular trips people plan - but jetting off to an exotic locale can cost a fortune. Luckily, you don't have to head to the tropics to have a fantastic beach experience. You can relax on the sand, splash in the water and work on your tan without ever hopping on an airplane. To pull off the perfect beach vacay without emptying your...

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Much Ado About Shopping At A Thrift Store

June 17th, 2013

It's a mistake to assume that thrift or second-hand stores are only for those who can't afford to buy new clothes and other items at ordinary retail stores. The fact that thrift stores are less expensive is only one of the many reasons why any avid shopper should visit them regularly. Oftentimes, thrift stores carry more eclectic, eccentric or vintage purchase options. In...

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Save Money at the Grocery Store with These Tips

June 10th, 2013

Since the summer's almost here, you and your family may have started saving some money to take a vacation before the warm weather disappears. If so, you've likely been looking for ways to cut back on other things you usually spend money on - like groceries. If you have kids, you know how pricey a trip to the grocery store can be. However, it doesn't have to be if...

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Inexpensive Ways to Update Your Wardrobe

June 4th, 2013

Trends change every year - but who can afford to keep up with them? Avoid getting tired of your clothing by implementing some of these cheap wardrobe changes. First, go through your entire wardrobe and decide what you love and need and what you don't. Expensive pieces, clothing that you already like and meaningful gifts should not be altered. You don't want...

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3 Ways to Put More Money into Savings

June 4th, 2013

You might not be the best at financial management, but even the least money-savvy people find ways to put cash into savings when necessary. That being said, there are a few ways you can improve your own situation and ensure that your bank account is always prepared for the worst. Here are some key tips to getting yourself out of debt, managing your money wisely and making sure...

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Tips for Saving for Retirement

June 4th, 2013

Whether retirement is far away or right around the corner, it's good to have an idea of just how much you should be saving. Advice differs from expert to expert but there are a few common goals and practices.Types of savings accounts  Most employers offer at least one type of retirement plan, but not all have the same kind. The following are a few of the more common...

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