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Cheap Summer Activities That Don’t Involve Staying at Home

calendar iconPosted: July 1, 2019
School is out, kids are home and there are so many things you want to do with your friends and family, but will your summer plans clash with your budget? Instead of stressing about how to entertain yourself or your kids, we've found some low-cost options that everyone can enjoy.

Preventing 3rd Degree Financial Burn: Keeping Your Finances Safe When You Travel

calendar iconPosted: May 1, 2019
Everyone knows it’s wise to keep an eye on your credit card charges while you’re away, but are there other things you could be doing to ensure your financial identity is protected while you’re away? Absolutely, and here are five tips to consider before you’ve packed yourself and the kids into the car.

It Pays to Reward Yourself: The Benefits of Rewards Programs

calendar iconPosted: April 1, 2019
If you’re new to a store, or at least an unfamiliar face to its employees, there is a good chance an employee will ask you this question at checkout. You may be tempted to say no for several reasons. Maybe you don’t shop at that store enough to warrant the rewards program, you don’t want to be bombarded with emails and offers or you can’t fit another store’s loyalty card on your key ring. However, you could be missing out on some serious benefits by not taking advantage of the store’s free rewards program.

Five Ways to Ring in the New Year on a Budget

calendar iconPosted: November 8, 2018
With the holiday season coming to a close and the promise of 2019 just on the horizon, you may be trying to figure out how you want to ring in the new year. Instead of spending your money on an expensive dinner or paying high cover charges at bars and clubs downtown, host a fun night in with your closest friends. With some creative planning, you can host the best budget-friendly bash to kick off the new year.

I Overspent on Christmas. Now What?

calendar iconPosted: November 8, 2018
November through December can be the most joyous yet most stressful months of the year. You’re visiting relatives, enjoying great food, traveling from party to party and buying gifts for your loved ones. It’s easy to get caught up in the season of giving, and before you know it, you’ve racked up a considerable amount of debt.
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