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New Year’s Resolution: Save Money

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The New Year is just around the corner and so is the dread of sticking to your New Year’s resolutions. Everyone is excited for the New Year but is afraid of the pressure of actually completing a New Year’s resolution. If you’re going to pick one resolution to stick to, make it about saving your money and organizing your expenses.

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Earn Extra Money with Summer Side Jobs

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For college kids out of school for three months or taking classes part time, summer is the perfect opportunity to take up a side job to earn extra money. There’s a wide variety of side jobs to fit every set of skills and interests, and some won’t even feel like work. To earn extra money on evenings or weekends, consider the four side jobs in this article.

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You Graduated College, Now What?

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Graduating college is an exciting time, but can also be scary. There is a lot of uncertainty as well as opportunity. You are finally out in the real world after years of schooling and homework, but you are not alone! Millions of graduates are in the same boat as you, wondering what to do next and how to plan for the future. Do you start the job search right away? Should you delay paying student loans? Before you panic, read our tips on the next steps you can take after college to plan your finances the smart way.  

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Tax Prep: Start Your Tax Return Now and Save

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As of January 26, 2018, you can file your paper or electronic tax return with the IRS. The deadline isn’t until April 17, 2018, but there are many benefits to filing your tax return early, including the possibility of receiving a larger tax refund. Not convinced? Check out this list of benefits of filing early.

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Conserving Energy and Keeping Winter Bills Down

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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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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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So You Overspent This Holiday Season

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We’ve all done it; We’ve all gotten caught up in the excitement and magic of the holiday season and gone way over budget purchasing holiday gifts, attending holiday parties, or traveling to visit family and friends during October, November, and December. Even if you tried to be careful about spending, you may have found yourself with a mountain of holiday debt that completely broke your budget for the year. This January, you can start new and recover from your holiday overspending using the simple tips in this article.

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Happy New Year: 5 Money Saving Goals for 2018

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Happy New Year! You’ve set your New Year’s resolutions for your fitness and your career, why not make some New Year’s savings goals for the next 365 days? In this article, we’ve got 5 practical money saving goals for 2018.

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Your Guide to Paying Off Student Loan Debt

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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

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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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