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5 Must-Read Online Financial News Sources

  • "Installment Loans"
  • "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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Your Guide to Paying Off Student Loan Debt

  • Bills
  • Graduation
  • Loans
  • Educational

Accumulating student debt is easy. Paying it off can seem very hard. However, using the tips in this article, you can start paying your student debt off now.

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How to Build a Holiday Budget

  • Bills
  • Budget
  • Holidays

The holiday season is approaching, and with it comes lots of extra expenses for gifts, travel, dinners, and celebrations. Planning your budget for October, November, and December can seem like a daunting task, but when you follow the steps in this article, creating a Holiday budget and sticking to it will be easy. Your future self will thank you for taking the time now to plan for holiday expenses. 

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College Earning: How to Make Money at School

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  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

While you’re at college or university, studying and earning your degree should be your top priority. However, if you have some extra time and would like to make some extra cash, there are a few ways you can make money while you’re at school. Plus, if you’re making a little extra money and putting it directly toward your student loans, you’ll graduate with less debt to worry about.

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Summer Travel Series: Nevada on a Budget

  • Nevada
  • Vacation
  • Travel

Nevada, known as “The Silver State,” “The Sagebrush State,” and the “Battle Born State,” entered into statehood on October 31, 1864 as the 36th state to join the Union. People tend to associate Nevada with Las Vegas, but there are many other interesting cities and attractions in the state. Whether you’re visiting to gamble a bit, see the city sights, or explore Nevada’s vast array of outdoor attractions, you can take a fun-filled vacation without breaking your budget. Check out the complete guide to Nevada budget travel below to fill your trip with free or next to free fun.

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4 Myths About Your Credit Score and Credit Report

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  • CreditBox
  • Educational

Having good or bad credit affects how you can spend money and what you can buy. Building your credit up opens a lot of doors like having the ability to buy a house or car or open a credit card. However, there’s a lot of confusion about which things truly affect your credit positively and negatively. Below, there are four credit myths that are commonly perceived to be true. 

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Your Guide to the August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • "New Mexico"
  • Utah
  • Wisconsin
  • Educational

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a very exciting cosmic event can be viewed across the United States. A total solar eclipse will cross the U.S.A. from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. In a total solar eclipse, the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, blocking the sun and its corona, or atmosphere, completely from the Earth’s view. 
 

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Budget Hack: End of Summer Road Trip on the Cheap

  • Budget
  • Refer-A-Friend
  • Vacation
  • Travel

Nothing says summer like an epic, cross-country road trip with your closest friends or family. However, between fuel, attractions, and food, a road trip can get expensive, fast. With the simple tips in this article, you can still go on your summer road trip, but you’ll stay under budget and avoid paying for the trip for the rest of the year.

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Back to School: Buying Textbooks on a Budget

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  • Loans
  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

College tuition and housing are expensive on their own, but going back to school has lots of costs that aren’t always apparent up front. Thinking and planning for these hidden expenses beforehand will help you stay on track with your budget and graduate with less student debt. One of the hidden expenses of going back to school is buying textbooks. Textbooks are much more expensive than regular books, and if each of your classes requires multiple books, the cost can add up before you know it. In this article, we have four tips on saving money on textbooks. 

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15 Things You Can Get for Free (or Nearly Free) on Your Birthday

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  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Community

It’s your birthday; your special day; the one day of the year that can be all about you. What could make your birthday even better? All the freebies and discounts you can get during your birthday month. We’ve got a list of 15 restaurants, stores, and brands that offer coupons and free items for your birthday. Most of them require you to become a part of their perks program, but getting a few emails and collecting points is a fair trade for their freebies.  

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