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How to Save Money on Your Wedding

January 3rd, 2013

Weddings are an important occasion in many peoples' lives that deserve to be celebrated accordingly. However, many brides and grooms feel like the wedding of their dreams is out of reach because of the costs involved. Luckily, it doesn't have to be expensive and you can still get a ceremony and reception that you'll remember for the rest of your life. Here are a few money...

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Undergraduate Preparations for the Post-Grad Job Search

May 24th, 2012

Whether you're going to be a freshman next fall or still have some time left as a high school student, it's never too early to start thinking about your future in college. While you'll no doubt be concerned about making new friends, adjusting to life away from home and staying on top of your classwork, you should also be preparing yourself for life after graduation -...

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How To Find Inexpensive Plane Tickets

January 3rd, 2013

Flying continues to be one of the most expensive forms of travel. While you may not stumble into the incredible deals that you could have found 10 or 15 years ago, it's still possible to bring down your final bill. If you're itching to go on vacation, there are a few techniques you'll want to try out to see if you can find cheaper tickets. 1. Be flexible. Airlines know that...

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How To Save Money on Trendy Clothing

January 3rd, 2013

There's an age-old conundrum that many of us have had a hard time negotiating - how can you keep up with the latest fashion trends without having to spend an arm and a leg? It seems like these two ideas simply can't come together. The hottest clothing must cost more money, right? Although that's certainly one way of staying up-to-date with fashion, it's by no means the only...

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Design Strategies to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal

January 3rd, 2013

Attempting to put your home up for sale in the current real estate market can be especially challenging. Potential buyers are demanding more from sellers than ever before, looking for houses that offer the maximum value for the minimum price. While you might feel that your house is in good shape, you might want to consider cost-effective design strategies that will bring more...

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How To Pick A Savings Account

January 3rd, 2013

If you're trying to save money, having a savings account can be incredibly helpful. Not only does it ensure that your money is protected, but most banks pay some amount of interest on the account balance. Granted, it tends to be a relatively low percentage, but it's better than nothing! Opening a savings account is a relatively simple task, though there are a few things...

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What Are The Most Common Tax Forms?

April 16th, 2012

If you've been thinking about doing your taxes, you may be confused about the number of forms that seem to be are out there. However, the process doesn't have to be so difficult. In fact, the most common tax forms are fairly simple to understand, and once you do, you may find that filing your taxes on your own is actually pretty easy. Here are some of the most common forms...

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How To Turn Your Kid's Allowance Into a Learning Experience

January 3rd, 2013

At some point, most children start to receive an allowance. This may not be very much - perhaps it's their age in dollars every one or two weeks - but it's still the perfect opportunity to teach a young one how to spend money responsibly. After all, if your kid wants a new videogame, he or she is going to have to wait a while to earn the money for it! But you can take this one...

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How and Why You Should Start an Emergency Fund

January 3rd, 2013

Getting your finances under control is a task that requires constant attention. If you're not careful with your spending, your money could slip through your fingers fairly quickly. According to Get Rich Slowly, one of the most important things you can do after meeting your basic needs and cutting back on spending is setting up an emergency fund. There are many good reasons to...

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Finding the Right Accountant

January 3rd, 2013

When tax season starts to rear its ugly head, you may start to feel slightly overwhelmed at the prospect, especially if you don't have a lot of experience with filing then taxes on your own. Luckily, accountants are here to save the day - they'll help you prepare your taxes and can ensure that you receive the best possible refund. There are plenty of accountants out there, so...

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