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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And the most expensive. It’s that time of year when we flock to stores to knock out...


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There are no two ways about it. Online shopping is the method of choice for many shoppers looking to cross things off their...


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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...


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Money makes for a great gift, especially for those people who are difficult to shop for. However, giving cash as a gift can...


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Let the Valentine’s Day planning begin. We know you would totally buy your love a private island. Or drop hundreds of roses...


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It can feel downright awkward to give a child or teenager money for Christmas, even if you know for a fact they’ll have a...


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The holidays are quite the swirl of activity with all the sales, gift wrap, parties, driving and eating. There's plenty of...


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Guest blog provided by our friend Jessica Thiefels. 


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By this time, time has run out to pull off certain goals before the end of the year. Maybe you won't become a marathon runner...


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