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Places to Find Unique Gifts for Everyone on Your List

  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Holidays

Add some excitement to your holiday gift-giving this year with these special and unique gifts. Nobody wants to give a bad gift, and you won't with these uncommon goods. You're sure to delight others with these keepsake pieces and spark some interesting conversations. If you're wondering, "What should I buy?" when gift shopping, "something unusual and cool" might be the best answer.

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Why You Need to Be More Worried About Your Credit

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  • Finance

When it comes to your credit, what you don't know can hurt you. If you're not sure what your credit report might reveal, what your credit score is or how to fix your credit, now's the time to find out. Personal loans and online loans specific for those with bad credit can help you build a bridge, but nothing compares to understanding the importance of your credit score. The three major credit bureaus — Transunion, Equifax, and Experian — provide one free copy of your credit report every year. And many credit monitoring services can keep you updated on your score. Empower yourself and take control of your finances with this quick guide. 

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Travel Hacks for Cheap Trips

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  • Vacation
  • Travel

Many people have dreams of traveling the world — and those dreams are mainly limited by small budgets. Fortunately, with a little bit of creativity, you can make your money go further and experience everything you dream of. Check out these easy travel hacks to score affordable trips.

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How to Save Time This Holiday Season

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Holidays

The holiday season can feel like one of the most stressful times of year, but it doesn't have to be that way. By planning ahead and using free gift wrapping services at retailers, as well as cooking in advance, there are dozens of ways to save time by planning so that you can spend those most precious moments with your friends and family instead of doing prep work. Here are some great tips to get you started.

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How to DIY Holiday Hostess Gifts

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  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Holidays

The holiday season can be a busy and expensive time of year, especially if you have a lot of gifts to give and holiday parties to attend. Many people say you should never go to a party empty-handed. After all, hostess gifts show your appreciation for being invited to a gathering and acknowledges the hard work your hostess put into planning the event. Making DIY gifts is a budget-friendly way to answer the question of what to bring to a party.

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CreditBox's Holiday Wish Giveaway

  • "Giving Back to the Community"
  • Community

CreditBox has funded your lifestyle and now we want to fund your holiday wish! CreditBox’s Holiday Wish Giveaway is giving 3 lucky winners $500. Enter today for your chance to win and make the holidays a little brighter this year.

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Throw the Best Friendsgiving this Year

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Holidays

Thanksgiving dinner is often one of the biggest, most stressful meals of the year. And it's a feast you usually enjoy with your family. Friendsgiving, however, is the more casual version of Thanksgiving, which you get to spend with the people you can really have fun and let loose with: your closest friends. This relaxed holiday is all about staying low key, removing stress from your life, and simply hanging out with your favorite people. If you want to host one of these get-togethers and you're not sure where to start, these tips will help.
 

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Things You Should Always Buy New

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

From garage sales and second hand stores to online auctions, shopping for used items is a great way to save money. However, not all things are created equally when it comes to buying used vs. new. As a matter of fact, if you're in the market for any of the following items, it may be better to opt for new. Consider safety tips for the items in question and don't forget that you could always score a sweet personal loan if need be. 

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Why You Should Thrift Shop for Your DIY Halloween Costume

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  • Holidays

Halloween is right around the corner, and with this spooky time of year come cobwebs, creepy crawlers, classic horror tales and all of the magic of the holiday. Some of us live for the fear factor this season brings. Others are all about having the most inventive costume. If you fall into the latter camp, there's still time for you to put together a fun and creative DIY Halloween costume that won’t break the bank. In fact, your local thrift store is a convenient and cost-effective resource for gathering what you need for that quick and easy Frankenstein or Dracula getup.

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Delicious Eats in New Mexico

  • "New Mexico"
  • Vacation
  • Travel

Chiles, blue corn, and chicharrones, oh my! New Mexico's signature cuisine centers around vibrant, classic ingredients like these. For those in the know, the ingredients and recipes are held to almost sacred standards, ensuring that, when you sit down for lunch or dinner here, you won't be eating the same old Tex-Mex cuisine you'll find elsewhere in the Southwest.

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