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May 16, 2017
8 clever ways to save up for your summer vacation premium

Sadly, summer vacation excitement ≠ affordability. Value Penguin reported the average person pays $584 for a 4-day domestic vacation. Here's how to save up.

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Jackson Wise
March 23, 2017
Four things you should know before getting your new best friend premium

If you’ve never owned a dog before and you’re thinking of taking the plunge into puppy love, you should know a few things about pet ownership and puppies.

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Jackson Wise
February 15, 2017
6 cheap one-hour furniture upgrades premium

DIY home and furniture upgrade tutorials can seem so helpful, yet sometimes they just come up short. Cheap, one-hour furniture upgrades to the rescue!

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Jackson Wise
January 30, 2017
The 20-something budget: 8 ways to balance fun with your funds premium

If you’re in your mid-20s, you might be feeling a bit torn financially – build wealth, or enjoy life. Consider some of the following suggestions for balancing your saving and spending.

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Amanda Reed
January 25, 2017
This is what to do if you’re struggling with student loan payments premium

If you’re struggling to make monthly payments on your student loans, the first thing to remember is that you’re not alone. Here are some simple things you can do to help bring your student loan problem under control.

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Amanda Reed
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