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Everyone loves walking into a party with a fully stocked bar, knowing that someone has pulled out all the stops to make sure...


Tags: Holiday Smarts

There are a lot of ways to pay your bills these days electronic transfers, debit and credit cards, and digital methods...


Tags: Personal Finance

So the family is spending Thanksgiving at your place for the first time. You have the guest list, your grocery list, and...


Tags: Holiday Smarts

With Black Friday and the excitement of holiday shopping, November is one of the best months for deal hunters....


It’s a common situation: In spite of your best intentions, you made a late student loan payment.


Tags: College Finances, Credit Scores, Debt

There’s nothing quite like the season of Santa to draw out just how little your kids understand money. So as we jump into...


Tags: Parenting Tips

Getting the right Halloween costume for your little one doesn’t have to blow the budget. Their young age actually means not...


Tags: Holiday Smarts

If you’re in your mid-20s, you might be feeling a bit torn financially.


Tags: Budgeting

Cranking up the heat is an easy way to stay warm in the winter. But did you know with every degree you raise the thermostat,...


Tags: Saving