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Valentine's Day

This Thursday brings one of those holidays people either love or hate: Valentine’s Day. For those of us who enthusiastically celebrate the holiday, it’s easy to get caught up in the red roses, boxes of chocolates, and romantic dinners and

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Posted in Being Frugal, Budgeting, Entertainment, Events, Holiday Shopping, How to Guides, Motivational, Overspending, Relationships

Minimize Your Debt This Year

With the financial strain of the holidays, many find this time of year to be a stressful time. If credit card debt is haunting you in this new year, we have some advice to help minimize your debt going forward.

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Posted in Bankruptcy, Budgeting, Debt, Debt Counseling, Debt Management Plan, DOs and DON'Ts, Emergency Savings, Financial Counseling, Overspending

New Year’s Goals: A Journey of Accountability pt. 1

Do you set New Year’s Resolutions? I have done away with the practice myself. Instead I set New Year’s Goals. Semantics, you say? Perhaps, but I believe the distinction goes beyond semantics. Resolutions VS Goals A resolution is a strong

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Posted in Being Frugal, Budgeting, Entertainment, Financial Planning, How to Guides, Motivational, Overspending, Relationships, Retirement, Savings, Uncategorized

Twitter Thursday: Strategize to Save on Holiday Parties and Gifts

The holidays are often riddled with expensive parties and endless gift opportunities. We joined Experian’s weekly Twitter Chat once again to discuss our strategies to save a little cash during this often financially stressful time of the year. Strategize to

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Posted in Being Frugal, Budgeting, Entertainment, Events, Holiday Shopping, Overspending, Savings, Shopping

Twitter Thursday: Preventing Fraud During Holiday Shopping

Black Friday Charges

Each week we participate in a Twitter Chat hosted by Experian to discuss important financial topics. This week’s topic: Smart Ways to Protect Your Identity This Holiday Season. We offer our tips to avoid fraud, scams and identity theft while holiday

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Posted in Being Frugal, Budgeting, Credit, Identity theft, Overspending, Scams
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