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DIY 101: Refurbishing an Old Couch

According to Japan’s concept of minimalism, every object in your possession that doesn’t spark joy whenever you see them, should be given a proper sendoff rites. 299 more words


Keeping Your Information Safe on Black Friday

Remember last year when a Target employee hacked all of those credit cards? Well with Black Friday coming up in just days, it’s a good time to take some steps to protect your information. 279 more words

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The Disastrous Black Friday Mistake You Must Avoid

Going into the holiday season with a budget is a good start, but it might not be good enough. A new study shows that misestimating how much of a deal they’ll get on Black Friday and underestimating how long it will take them to pay off their holiday splurges will cost American shoppers. 407 more words

How to Have a Traditional Thanksgiving Feast on a Budget

Thanksgiving is a time when most households celebrate with the largest meal of the year.  While this means full plates and happy guests, it can also place a huge expense on the host or hostess of the turkey-day gathering.  369 more words

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Fun Fall Family Activities (that won’t break the bank!)

Fall is a wonderful time of year to spend some time with your family.  There are many activities available in the fall because the weather is so beautiful and the holiday season is in full swing.  300 more words

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5 Holiday Spending Mistakes That Can Kill Your Credit

Now that the holiday shopping season is here (what, you didn’t know Halloween is the new Black Friday?), companies are pulling out all the stops to get us to spend. 585 more words

Holiday Money Saving Tips

Whether or not you want to admit it, you probably overspend when it comes to the holidays. Don’t worry though, with a few simple tips you can regain control over your budget and still feel the holiday cheer! 187 more words

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