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Not all Sales are Created Equally

Although sales for the consumer usually mean savings, for retail shops and businesses they are simply tactics to boost purchases. For this reason, not all sales are created equal – for some you might not get an actual bargain or worse, end up paying more. 441 more words

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Why You Should be Flashing Your Student I.D.

Your college ID should be one of your most valued object while you go through college. It’s not only an emblem and access pass for while you’re on campus, but it’s also a way to get discounts and free admission into events. 213 more words

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Raising Financially Aware Kids

It’s  important to help your children establish good money habits at an early age; and who better to teach your children about good money habits than you? 447 more words
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In College? Need a Vacation that Won't Break Your Bank?

Just because you’re in college and on a budget, doesn’t mean you can’t take a vacation. College is the time to make memories, it’s the time to set out and explore the world around you. 682 more words

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Make Valentine's Day Special...even on a Budget

Valentine’s Day is about love, so shouldn’t your gifts really show it?

How much do you spend on Valentine’s Day? Twenty dollars on chocolate covered strawberries? 164 more words

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3 Tips for Saving on Christmas Clearance

This post is almost reaching the point of becoming outdated, but I promised I would publish it this week and I didn’t share these tips last year, so I’m going to keep my word :-) . 1,011 more words

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Less than great expectations.

Recently a coworker sent me a study which stated that one in three U.S. adults find their financial situation is worse than they expected it to be.  772 more words