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December 23, 2016
Save big on your New Year’s Eve party with one signature cocktail premium

Everyone loves walking into a party with a fully stocked bar, knowing that someone has pulled out all the stops to make sure everyone has a good time. But when you’re hosting a New Year’s Eve party at your place, buying all those bottles, bitters, and mixers can be awfully pricey. Here are some suggested beverages guaranteed to ensure a good (but affordable) time for all.

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Amanda Reed
December 15, 2016
Prep your finances for the New Year in one afternoon premium

As the calendar turns over into 2017, you have a new chance to make a fresh financial start. This checklist of simple steps will set you up to be better off one year from now.

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Amanda Reed
December 13, 2016
Why you should care about your finances in 2017 premium

Why not start 2017 with a plan to get serious about money? Make this year the year you build better money habits and start building momentum.

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Jackson Wise
December 9, 2016
This winter, keep the temperature up and heating costs down premium

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, that pushes up your heating costs by 3%?

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Amanda Reed
December 6, 2016
7 ways to organize your gift giving for maximum savings premium

With a little planning and creativity holiday shopping doesn’t have to leave you with an empty wallet. Here are seven tips to organize your gift giving to maximize savings.

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Jackson Wise
December 5, 2016
Start making extra cash now with these December side hustles premium

This time of year, there are plenty of opportunities to lend a helping hand and make a few bucks, too. Here are few places to look for making extra cash this December.

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Amanda Reed
November 30, 2016
Brighten your financial outlook with these December deals premium

December is the month when holiday shopping really gets going. In fact, you can’t swing a wreath at the mall without hitting a sale. You do want to be savvy, though, in order to make sure you get the very best December deals.

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Jackson Wise
November 22, 2016
It’s not too late to round up some Christmas money! premium

Even though it’s crunch time, these simple tips will help you shake loose enough Christmas money to buy gifts, and still pull off the zero-balance credit card bill in January.

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Jackson Wise
November 14, 2016
5 nutritious fast food options to help you save premium

When you’re working late hours at the office or running errands, going through the drive-thru on your way home is just fast, easy, and cheap. But how can you be sure you’re making healthy choices?

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Jackson Wise
November 10, 2016
Thanksgiving décor on the cheap premium

While food takes center stage on Thanksgiving, it's likely you want to give your place that warm, autumnal feel, too. But with meal expenses already piling up, how can you have Thanksgiving decor without over-extending your budget?

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Amanda Reed