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How Low Can You Go? Give Your Child The Grocery Challenge

Do you ever feel like all your money goes toward groceries? Out of all the non-fixed expenses a household can have, food costs take the biggest bite out of the average monthly budget. Understandably, trying to trim the family’s grocery … Continue reading

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Advice From The Bottom: What Losing A Million Dollars Taught Entrepreneurs About Finance

A million bucks sounds, to most people, like absolute security, because being a millionaire seems like it would put you in a strong financial position for life. If your car were to break down or you lose your job, a … Continue reading

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Holiday Hacks For Traveling College Students

With the holiday season fast approaching, college students across the country are thinking about their trips home. Whether you choose to go home for Thanksgiving or Christmas -or both – if that trip means hopping on a plane, you’re looking … Continue reading

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Gift Card Holiday Shopping Guide

With Thanksgiving coming up, holiday shopping is on the minds of many. You might have gotten off to a solid start but have a few people left on your list that have you stumped when it comes to deciding what … Continue reading

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Investing– Step #1: Get Your Finances in Order

When you invest in your future, tomorrow will always be bright Congratulations! You’ve made the important decision to invest some of your money this year, and it’s your first time ever. You’re eager to get your money into the market, yesterday. … Continue reading

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The Perennial Seller: Making Marketing Last by Ryan Holiday

In an era that worships instant stardom, the value of a piece of art, a product or a book with popularity outlasting the decades is often lost in the race for fame. Why is “Star Wars” still a classic decades … Continue reading

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The Dos and Don’ts of Credit Repair

If you’ve recently been rejected from a credit application of any kind, you may be looking at a poor credit score for any number of reasons. You might have been late with your credit card payments, have an outstanding judgment … Continue reading

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How To Get By In An Emergency: Personal Loan Or Credit Card?

Unexpected expenses are, by nature, unplanned … and costly. While it’s best to have a rainy-day fund, for many this is just a dream. If you’re unsure how you’d survive a financial emergency, you’re not alone. A survey found that … Continue reading

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Shopkick

Do you love to shop? Even if you don’t have extra spending money, do you still enjoy walking through stores and browsing? Well, now there’s an app where you can actually earn rewards for just walking through a store! Yes, … Continue reading

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Emergency Funds – Not Just For Adults!

Divvying up your kid’s allowance into different jars, each with a specific label and purpose, has become pretty standard. Your kids probably have one jar for savings, one for spending and maybe another for giving. What most parents and kids … Continue reading

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