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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

Buying vs. Leasing a Vehicle: The Eternal Battle

New Vehicle

I’m going to break down leasing a car versus buying a new vehicle. Let’s use, for example, a $300/month lease at 12,000 miles/year for 36 months – over the life of three cars. (That is 108 total months or 9

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Posted in Debt, Shopping

6 Simple Tips to Save While You Shop

Shopping. Some people love it, some people hate it, but the outcome – something new to wear, play with, watch, or eat – is what we all like. While spending a little money here and there is okay, if you

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Posted in Grocery Shopping, Savings, Shopping

When Being Cheap Can Cost You

It’s a great feeling to get a good deal when you’re shopping. And there’s nothing wrong with taking advantage of coupons or sales; however, buying something cheap is way different than buying a quality product for a cheaper than normal

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Posted in Shopping

Here’s the Cure for Your Holiday Shopping Hangover

Christmas was yesterday so you may be wondering: why do I need to think about this right now? It’s because debt is more urgent than you may realize. If you used credit cards for Christmas presents or other holiday expenses

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Posted in Debt, Debt Management Plan, Financial Counseling, Holiday Shopping, Overspending, Shopping
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