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Managing Your Money

One of the best parts of traveling is getting to experience all sorts of new cuisine. This especially holds true if you’re visiting a city known for its fine dining and unique culinary offerings. Here’s the downside though: Eating out is expensive, and if you blow …

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When finances are tight, or if you simply choose to live frugally, there are ways to make your home decor choices an active part of your frugal lifestyle. When finances are tight, or if you simply choose to live frugally, there are ways to make your home decor choices an …

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Between classes, coursework and other school-related responsibilities, finding the time for a part-time job can be difficult. But when you add in the extra expenses for textbooks, rent, groceries and other items you’ll need to survive while taking classes, you’ll probably need one. Even …

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What do you think of when you think January? New year? New you? How about new deals? January is a great time to find deals on items you missed during the holidays. In fact, lots of stores will be offering deals that weren’t available during the holidays. January is …

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If you’re not a rich person who has (or pretends to have) an inside track on the next “great” stock, you might think you’re out of the investing game. Not so fast. You’ll have to do the homework, but it doesn’t take a million dollars or …

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Creating a budget doesn’t mean you can’t spend money, so don’t stop reading yet. Most people cringe at the word “budget,” but it really can be a comforting tool to ensure your money is in order. Essentially, a budget is a plan …

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As the holidays approach and the stress of the holiday season begins. In spite of what you think, it is possible to spend less than $10 on each special person in your life, reducing the stress of credit card bills and holiday debt. Here are 10 gifts under $10: 1 …

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Are you dreaming of sandy beaches and blue waters, but your bank account balance is holding you back? You shouldn’t need to save for centuries to have the time of your life. Here are 10 tips for traveling on a tight budget. Book a Hostel over a Hotel …

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You’re walking down the street, stop to tie your shoes, and what do you know — a pretty $20 bill is just lying there, looking for a new wallet to call home. What do you do? Spend it right away? Save it for a rainy day? Chances are …

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As I was purchasing my $5 Starbucks coffee at the end of my junior year of college, it hit me: After graduation, I’d be in $10,000 worth of debt. I still didn’t know what kind of job I’d have, or how long it …

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