Personal Finance

Five Tips to Finding the Balance Between Saving and Spending

February 24, 2017
Saving and Spending

While most people realize the importance of saving money, that knowledge often goes out the window when coming face-to-face with some killer deal on something they simply have to have. To be as smart with your money as possible, it is important to come up with a decent balance between saving and spending. Yes, saving […]

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How Can Teachers Help Cut Down on School Supply Costs for Students?

February 20, 2017
School Supplies

A new school year signifies a host of beginnings: friendships, classes, clothing, and school supplies, to name a few. There’s something refreshing about tackling a new school year with fresh gear, whether it’s a scientific calculator, a pack of your favorite markers, or a new coordinating set of folders and binders to organize paperwork. But […]

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How to Deal with Unexpected Expenses

January 25, 2017
Unexpected Expenses

Despite our best intentions to be responsible adults with a budget, there is one thing we are never immune to: unexpected expenses. We’ve all been there. You get into a car accident. You get a mysterious illness that puts you in the hospital. A family member passes away unexpectedly. Unexpected expenses can bring a lot […]

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

January 8, 2017
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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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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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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