How to Save Money During the Holidays

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The holiday season is widely surrounded around giving and shopping between all the events, gifts, and celebrations that occur. Saving is rarely every emphasized well enough during this time of year that promotes spending all of your money. Saving during this time can make a huge impact on your finances now and prevent you from feeling broke at the start of the new year. Here are four practical ways...

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Posted in: Saving Money, Uncategorized

How to Successfully Throw a Party on a Budget

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Do you love to host fun get-together and catch up with friends and family but can’t afford it all the time? Join the club. Home parties are super fun and a great way to unwind and create some great memories with others. There are only two downsides to throwing a party: the clean-up and the costs associated with pulling it all off. If you want to plan a holiday party, sports-themed party or simple...

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4 Common Student Loan Myths Exposed

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Everything you read and hear about student loans is not true. Many students graduate with loans, only to encounter a rude awakening when they realize that they know very little about their lender and the student loan repayment process. As a somewhat recent college graduate, I learned about some myths the hard way but made sure I did my research and reached out to my lender with questions and concerns...

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How to Prevent Fraud and Identity Theft

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Around 15 million people in the U.S. have their identities used fraudulently each year. In fact, every minute, about 19 people fall victim to identity theft and it takes the average victim an estimated $500 and at least 30 hours to resolve each theft crime. Identity theft can not only mess up your credit and reputation, but it’ is a serious issue that can have a huge impact on your finances. Having...

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