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Find out how to make some extra money this summer. If you need extra bucks, you might need to forego some pool time or playtime. But the good news is, many jobs are fun in and of themselves. Some jobs might start as temporary ones that last for a day or so, but they could lead Read More →

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As summer approaches and the thermometer starts hitting the hundreds, the price of a gallon of gasoline creeps up right along with it. With little league games, family road trips and your daily commute, the cost of getting around can burn up more of your budget than you may have planned for. Luckily, there are Read More →

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Springtime is a great time to shake off the winter blues, take care of some honey-dos, and enjoy the outdoors, but it also can come with many extra expenses to think about. Here are some ways to save money and enjoy the Spring! Play Outside Now that it’s warming up, you have a perfect excuse Read More →

Inexpensive Easter

Easter is a fun way to celebrate and welcome Spring, but don’t go broke trying to plan the perfect celebration! Here are some frugal ways to bring the festivities without breaking the budget. Reuse Last Year’s Decorations You don’t have to buy what you already have. Hang on to your Easter baskets, grass lining, plastic Read More →

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Spring break doesn’t mean a break from your budget. Everyone imagines going on vacation, big cruise ships and other crazy expenses, but with the sun coming out you can actually spend less than you think to have a good time. Try some of these affordable ways to say hello to spring without saying goodbye to Read More →

Tax tips

Filing your taxes can be a daunting task. Sometimes you don’t want to look through all the forms, or you’re terrified of making a mistake and having Uncle Sam come knocking at your door. Or maybe you put it off because you know you’re going to owe money and you can’t pay it off. Regardless, Read More →

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It’s always a joy to have a new addition to your family, but the harsh reality is that a newborn child is often the recipient of a majority of our budget. Between pediatricians, clothing, toys, and even strollers or car seats, we often have to dive deep into our pockets in order to welcome the Read More →

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Once you get your financial house organized, you can breathe a sigh of relief. It’s tough to get on the right track financially when you have paperwork piled all over the place. The downsides are that you might miss due dates on bills, lose important receipts or other types of documents, such as your homeowners Read More →

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Financial struggles can seem like a problem that just won’t go away. Because money affects every part of life, it has to be constantly managed. Having the right attitude and planning ahead can help you stop worrying about money and allow you to relax more and be proud of your financial accomplishments. The key is to think ahead and know which measures to take to be responsible in your spending and save accordingly. Here are some tips as to how you can go about doing this
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Spring is the perfect time to clean your house after a long winter’s hibernation, and it’s a good time to clean your financial house, too.  Right after doing your taxes, it is probably the best time to get your finances in order because you should have all your financial papers and information gathered in one Read More →

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Once the holidays are over, most likely you will be short on funds. Saving for the holidays was likely a priority, but between presents, decorations, and party spending, your budget was probably emptied for the sake of holiday cheer. If so, this means that you should take some time to consider how you plan your budget in the upcoming year. Read More →

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We all love having a night out with our friends. It gives us a chance to catch up with the people we know and love, as well as providing an opportunity to make new memories. However, it is easy to overspend on a night out. Read More →

Ways to Build Up Your Credit Score

Having good credit is essential for maintaining a sound financial future. Banks and credit card issuers have recently strengthened their lending requirements, making good credit history more necessary than ever before. Without a strong credit score, you may have trouble getting approved for a mortgage loan for a home or a loan to start a Read More →

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You are involved in a car accident. Whether the accident is your fault or not, there are certain things you need to do immediately after the accident. Read More →

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If you’ve run out of cheap ideas to keep the kids entertained this summer, read on! Create Your Own Summer Camp If you fondly remember the days you spent away from home at summer camp but you don’t want to pay the enormous cost of what many camps charge these days, you can always create Read More →

save money for college

Hearing the label of being a “broke college student” is one of the most common clichés today, but given the state of education and student loans, this label is extremely fitting. According to Chronicle of Higher Education, of the 20 million Americans that attend college each year, roughly 12 million have turned to student loans Read More →

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The way our society functions often prompts us to borrow money to accomplish life achievements, like buying a house. Other times, emergencies come up when we’re low on funds, and we turn to borrowing to help us through the urgent situation. While borrowing can be necessary sometimes, making responsible decisions and only taking out loans Read More →

Using The Internet to Save You Time and Money

Have you ever had that moment after work when you realize you have dozens of errands to run but all you want to do is eat pizza and watch the latest episode of Dancing with the Stars? Well, maybe it wasn’t that type of food and television program, but you get the picture. Running errands Read More →

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Planning for a relaxing vacation can be a stressful experience. But don’t let your frustration cause you to throw careful planning out the window; this decision will only stress you out more when you return home. Budget carefully and plan ahead, and make sure you have a plan for emergencies, too. Read More →

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An emergency fund is a cash account designed to protect you from unforeseen extreme circumstances. Some emergencies can include a leaky roof, water heater or other appliance breaking, car repair expenses and sudden medical expenses. Saving for a rainy day is a good way to reduce stress and panic for when Murphy strikes. Read More →

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While a short-term loan can provide cash quicker than most methods, if you are able to invest the time, blood, sweat, and tears, then perhaps one of the fast cash-generating ideas below will serve you well. Read More →

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