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Frugal Fall Date Night Ideas

The scent of pumpkin spice is in the air, which tells us that fall is right around the corner. This also means it’s time to suggest some budget-friendly fall date night activities.…

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How to Celebrate Halloween on a Budget

With Halloween right around the corner, if you can stick to a budget, you’ll keep your credit card statements from terrifying you at the end of the month.…

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How to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

Over the past few years, the number of Americans experiencing food insecurity has increased, and while we've made great strides, food is still wasted by consumers daily.…

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Taking steps this fall to prepare your home for winter could prevent you from paying extra money and keep your family safe in the cold-weather season.…

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How to Set Financial Goals

We've all saved for a large purchase at some point in our lives, whether you are a teen saving for a new skateboard or an adult saving for a first home.…

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3-Month Holiday Savings Challenge

Often, it feels that the holidays pop up out of nowhere. One minute it’s the end of summer, and school is just starting, and the next minute it’s a scramble to buy gifts and bake cookies.…

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Tailgating on a Budget

You don’t have to spend a ton of money to have the best tailgate on the block. With a little bit of budgeting and a lot a bit of thriftiness, everyone will have a great time, and you’ll still cover all your bases.…

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Must-Read Books to Teach Kids about Money

As the 2021 school year begins, educating kids about finances should be front of mind.…

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Paying Off Debt

Facing your debt and the journey to becoming debt-free is challenging and rewarding. Before you begin, it's essential to know how and why you got into debt. Without that understanding, you will likely go into debt again in the future.…

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6 First Apartment Expenses You Need in Your Budget

Entering the real world, and starting your first job, may lead you to rent your first apartment. While living on your own has its perks, it also comes with many financial responsibilities. The best advice we can give you is to plan and budget for your expenses. Here are 6 items associated with renting that you should be budgeting for when you make your move.…

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