Category Archive: Tips

Vacation Money Saving Tips

Here are a few money saving techniques when going on vacation...Open a Dedicated Savings Account.In most cases the cost to set up the account is free. Using a single, dedicated travel account will also help you keep on budget during your trip by tracking ...

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4 Ways To Tackle Debt

Here’s where to start when you’re staring down an insurmountable debt.Do-It-Yourself Debt HelpNo one can help you like you can help yourself. Look at your finances, see where you can make some spending cuts, and pay that extra money forward to make mo...

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Tax Tips #2 (VIDEO)

The April 18 deadline for taxes is fast approaching. You can file online free through Just choose a Free File company and then click on their link to prepare and e-file the return.The tax software helps eligible taxpayers find tax breaks. This co...

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8 Money Conversations Every Couple Should Have

If you've noticed an uptick in engagement announcements on Facebook recently, it's not all in your head — engagement season is a real thing.But if you're thinking about proposing to your own partner, you'll want to make sure you've talked through the pr...

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Cheap Basic Cell Phone Plans on Every Network

Cellular phone bills remain an area where many people can trim their budgets. If you haven’t shopped around lately, there are many new options available. All the major networks sell wholesale minutes to MVNOs (Mobile Network Virtual Operators), which th...

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Repossession: What It Means For You

“Repossession” is probably the scariest word in the financial lexicon this side of “bankruptcy.” Basically, if you bought something with a bank loan and they have a lien on it, and you stop making payments, the bank can take it back.That means you...

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8 Shopping Apps for the Best Deals

Shoppers have a problem. We get too many coupons and discounts thrown our way. It’s hard to sort through them all so we can locate the ones we actually want to use.Luckily, a slew of new (and some old) apps are here to help us with this dilemma. They cu...

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How to Talk About Salary on a Job Interview

Talking salary with a hiring manager during your job search can feel awkward.It seems like there's never a right time or place to broach the subject. "You don't want to wait too long, but the last thing you want to do is bring it up too early and annoy th...

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6 Ways to Stick to a Holiday Budget

From presents to parties to poinsettia, researchers at Magnify Money, a personal finance website, found that Americans with debt sank an additional $986 in credit card debt over the holidays last year.This holiday season consumers seemed poised for yet an...

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6 Tips for Finding the Right Credit Card

Credit cards are convenient enemies. Almost everyone has a bad story about late fees, unauthorized charges, or overspending.Not surprisingly, many pundits (and parents) have a knee-jerk reaction to credit cards: “Using credit cards is the worst financia...

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