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Cheap Ways to Stay in Shape

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  • Educational

You probably have friends and family members who pay high monthly gym fees or have fancy equipment in their homes to help them stay in shape. You may even wish you could be as healthy as they are, but just don't have the money. The truth is that you don't have to spend a dime to exercise and get your body into great shape. Here are some ideas to stay healthy without breaking the bank.

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How to Survive Without a Car

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Getting your license and first car was your key to independence. You had the freedom to go wherever you wanted, whenever you wanted. If you're used to having your own transportation, the idea of being without a car — even for a short time — can be daunting. But getting from one place to another without a car is a lot easier than you might think.

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How to Get Your Friends off the Couch

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  • Educational

Nothing goes together quite like friends and summer, but during those warmer months, it can be difficult to motivate your besties to get up off the couch and do something with you. That's why any activities you suggest must be extra enticing and include all the components of a fun and fabulous summer day. Here are five that even the biggest homebodies can't ignore.

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The Next Steps After Graduation

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  • Graduation
  • Educational

Congrats on your recent college graduation! If you're like most young adults who've just finished the "school" chapter of their lives, you're probably wondering, what's next? You have a lot of choices to make, from where you're going to live to how you're going to pay your bills. Here are some tips to help you figure out your next steps.

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Back to School: Budget-Friendly Tips for Buying College Supplies

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  • Educational

Summer is almost over and it’s time to go back to school. Whether this is your first year shopping for college supplies or your last, it is still a huge expense that you may or may not have made a budget for. Keep reading for our tips on how to save money this year before going back to school. After all, there is already too many things to be stressed out about as it is! Don’t add shopping for college supplies to the list. 

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Traditional Higher Education Alternatives

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  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

The societal pressures of getting a traditional college education are real, but it isn’t your only option. If you think going to a traditional university for your higher education isn’t for you, you are probably right! Avoid potentially wasting your time and save money on student loans, and choose a less traditional route. Not sure what other options you have? Don’t worry, we did some research for you! 

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Tax Season: What the IRS “Dirty Dozen” are and How to Avoid Them

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Waiting for a big tax refund is an exciting time. But while you are distracted thinking of how you’re going to spend your extra cash, someone else is thinking of ways to scam you. Every year, the IRS comes out with a list of the worst tax scams called the “Dirty Dozen.” Read our guide below on everything you need to know about them and how to avoid them. 

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Conserving Energy and Keeping Winter Bills Down

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  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

Keeping your home or apartment heated during the winter can drive your energy and heating bills sky-high. If you’re already living paycheck to paycheck, paying for extra utilities is something you may not be able to afford. Have no fear – we’ve got four tips that can help keep your heating bill under control.

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New Year, New Credit: How You Can Achieve Your Best Credit Yet

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  • Bills
  • CreditBox
  • Educational

The New Year always brings a sense of limitless possibility – the notion that you can achieve anything you set your mind to by January of next year. With a little planning and hard work, you can achieve your best credit score ever by the end of the year. If you need a little help along the way, we’ve got some tips in this article that can keep you on the track toward raising your credit score and removing negatives from your credit report.

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5 Must-Read Online Financial News Sources

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  • "Save Money"
  • Educational
  • Finance

Staying on top of financial news may not seem like the most exciting way to spend your time, but it’s a good way to learn about finance and make sure you’re making the right financial moves for you. Reading financial news will help you become more rounded and spend smarter, especially if you read a variety of content about everything from investing to personal finance. In the article below, we’ve got 5 financial news sources that you should read every day to understand the world of money around you.

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