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How to Make the Most of Your Staycation

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  • Vacation
  • Travel

If you can’t afford to go on a vacation or weekend getaway this summer, take time for a staycation to relax and recharge. There are plenty of ways you can make staying at home just as rewarding as getting away. We’ve got tips and tricks to help you find your creativity and make the most of your staycation.

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4 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score This Week

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  • Bills
  • Loans
  • Educational

Bad credit happens to everyone now and then, but now is the perfect time to start turning it around. The fight for good credit can be an intimidating uphill battle if you’re not sure where to begin. When you take it one step at a time, you’ll be on the way to an excellent credit score in no time. There are several simple steps you can take this week to get your credit score on the right track. 

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Summer Travel Series: Missouri on a Budget

  • Missouri
  • Vacation
  • Travel

Missouri, the “Show Me” state, entered into statehood on August 10, 1821 as the 24th state in the Union. The state is rich in cultural, natural, and historical attractions that will make any weekend away, staycation, or vacation a memorable experience. Even if you’re on a shoestring budget, you can enjoy all that Missouri has to offer for nothing or next to nothing.  You’ll never run out of affordable things to do with our complete guide to Missouri on a budget!

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You Graduated! Now for Paying Off Those Student Loans

  • Bills
  • Graduation
  • Educational

Congratulations graduates – you did it! You now have a college degree and are ready to move into the real world and start using your smarts. You also likely have a mountain of student debt that seems insurmountable right now. There was no college course for paying back student loans, but don’t panic – we’ve got ideas to help make paying those student loans as stress-free as possible. 

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10 Legit Ways to Earn Extra Money on the Side

  • Loans
  • Refer-A-Friend
  • Finance

Are you having trouble making ends meet? Are you saving up for a vacation or a shopping trip? Either way, a little extra cash is nice to have, and in today’s economy, it’s easy to pick up side jobs here and there to make a little extra money. 

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9 Habits to Learn from Self-Made Millionaires

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Finance

Self-made millionaires were once regular people with regular incomes, just like you and me. They achieve success and wealth through constant dedication and hard work. We can’t guarantee the tips in this article will make you a millionaire, but they’re healthy and productive habits that can improve your way of life.

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Budget Hack: Grocery Shopping on the Cheap

  • Bills
  • Budget
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Finance

Grocery shopping is the most budget-friendly way to eat, and preparing food at home is much more cost-efficient than eating out, using a meal-prep service, or ordering in. Yet, buying groceries, especially healthy ones, can still get expensive when you’re on a tight budget. Try using these tricks to save a little extra money when you go grocery shopping

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Earth Day: 5 Easy Ways to Do Your Part

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  • Holidays

Earth Day is the day we celebrate the planet we call home. Showing nature that you appreciate it doesn’t have to mean making a grand gesture. Here are 5 easy ways you can do your part this Earth Day and contribute to the planet’s future. 

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So You Missed the IRS Tax Deadline… Now What?

  • Bills
  • "Installment Loans"
  • Educational

Every year, from January to April, every taxpayer has the same thing on his or her mind: getting their tax return filed by the IRS tax deadline. Somehow, every year, that IRS tax deadline sneaks up on some of us, and passes some by entirely. What happens if you miss the IRS tax deadline? Don’t panic – you have options. 

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5 Unconventional, Money-Saving Ways to Travel This Summer

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Vacation
  • Travel

As the saying goes, “Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” This couldn’t be more true for summer travel.  Even if you don’t have a large budget to go on, you can take advantage of unconventional programs to save on summer travel or even travel for free. The spirit of adventure is all that’s required!

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