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5 Books for the Financially Savvy

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Summer is the perfect time to catch up on your reading. If you’re traveling, sitting by the pool, or just relaxing at home, reading is a great alternative to staring at a phone or tablet screen. You can even listen to audiobooks while you drive to work or on a long road trip. Plus, you can read all kinds of books that help you improve your life. We’ve added these five books to our AmeriCash Loans summer reading list because they’re sure to make you more financially savvy.

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When Buying Bulk Saves You Money

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  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Community

Buying more than you need to save money seems like a counterintuitive notion, but sometimes buying in bulk can be the smartest way to shop. When you buy in bulk, you’re typically paying less per item that if you bought them separately. Plus, buying bulk saves you from using gas to go to the store because you’ll go far less often. 

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The Art of Learning: How to Take College Courses on the Cheap

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  • "Installment Loans"
  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

Learning is addictive and can be one of the best things you can do to further your career. However, sometimes getting a college degree or graduate degree is out of reach financially. You can still take your education into your own hands and gain valuable skills for cheap or free. 

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Budget Hack: Last Minute Ways to Make Ends Meet

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  • Budget
  • Refer-A-Friend
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

The first of the month is just around the corner and you don’t have enough money to pay all of your bills. You need cash now. There’s nothing to be ashamed of; We’ve all been there at one time or another. Don’t panic yet – there are still a few tricks you can use to make some extra cash before your due dates are here. Some of these methods can even get you cash today.

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The Truth About Bankruptcy

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  • "Installment Loans"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

If you feel completely overwhelmed by debt, you may think personal bankruptcy is your only option. However, declaring bankruptcy is a big, life-altering step with long-lasting consequences. Before you declare bankruptcy, make sure you know all of the facts to ensure it’s the right option for your financial situation.

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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

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  • 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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