Personal Finance

After Holiday Online Sale Shoppers Beware: Fake Apps and Scams Are Out There

January 4, 2017
Fake Apps and Scams

Post-Christmas sales are just around the corner and more people than ever are picking up their smartphones to get the deals. Con artists know this and are taking advantage: a wealth of online scams and fake apps have arrived on the scene to rob online shoppers of their hard-earned dollars and private information. Fake apps […]

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3 New Financial Resolutions for the New Year

January 2, 2017
Financial Resolutions

Most people have pretty unremarkable financial lives. You’re probably not being crushed with debt, and you’re probably not independently wealthy. If you’re somewhere in the middle, you’ve got a decent handle on your personal finances, but you could probably stand to improve in certain ways. Here are some recommendations for improvements you could make in […]

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7 Ways to Live in the Big City on a Small Budget

December 28, 2016
7 Ways to Live in the Big City on a Small Budget

The New York City apartments that you see in TV shows may be a bit out of your price range, but that doesn’t mean you need to earn big money to live in the big apple. While Monica and Rachel’s spacious living or Carrie Bradshaw’s midtown location are off the table for small budgets, there […]

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Celebrate The Holiday Without Breaking The Bank

December 13, 2016
Celebrate The Holiday Without Breaking The Bank

The holiday season is also one of the most expensive times of year. Decadent foods, gifts, travel expenses and more can put you in a financial bind. However, the best part of the holidays doesn’t necessarily depend on how much you spend. Make this holiday season special while on a budget with these simple tips: […]

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How to Keep Your Bank Account Safe Online and Offline

November 21, 2016
How to Keep your bank account safe

Just because your money’s in the bank doesn’t necessarily mean it’s safe. This November, 9,000 customers of Britain’s Tesco Bank lost 2.5 million pounds (equivalent to $3.14 million) in a weekend in the largest successful cyberheist of a British bank to date. 1 in 15 customer accounts were affected, forcing the bank to temporarily suspend […]

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Making Sure That You Get The Biggest Bang For Your Buck Online!

November 18, 2016
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Being smart with your money consists of several factors. However, many seem to forget the online part of things. As more and more people shop, invest, and even bank online, the fine art of getting the most bang for your buck in the online space is evolving quickly. Here are a few tips to help […]

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When Being Cheap Will Cost You

October 14, 2016
When Being Cheap Will Cost You

Everyone loves a good deal, but at a certain point you need to differentiate between being cheap and being frugal. There are certain items that you should simply not buy the lowest cost version of — it is worth investing in certain higher-priced goods if they will be of higher quality. And cheap goods can […]

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