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Holiday Shopping on a Budget

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  • Refer-A-Friend
  • Shopping
  • Holidays

During the holidays, we take great pleasure in thinking of others and buying them holiday gifts. Gift exchanging is a very old tradition that dates back thousands of years, springing from customs found in different faiths and cultures. We’ve carried this tradition through today, and the holiday shopping market is bigger than ever.

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Winter Break: Money Saving Tips

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  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Vacation
  • Travel

Winter break is approaching and many young people will be traveling home to spend time with family or to get away to somewhere warm for a little while. Traveling at any time of year can be expensive, but during winter break, when everyone is trying to travel, prices can be at an all-time high. Using the tips in this article, you can save money on winter break travel so that you’ll have more to save or spend when you get there.

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Last Minute Costume Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

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  • "Installment Loans"
  • "Save Money"
  • Holidays

Did you procrastinate on putting together a Halloween costume?  Renting or buying an elaborate costume last minute can get expensive quickly. Don’t worry – we’ve got six costume ideas that you can put together from your own closet.

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How to Build a Holiday Budget

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  • 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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Budget Hack: End of Summer Road Trip on the Cheap

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  • 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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Budget Holiday: D.I.Y. 4th of July Party

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

Throwing a great 4th of July party doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of money. With a little bit of research and elbow grease, you can throw an awesome Independence Day party and stay under budget. We’ve got some creative ideas in this article to help you throw a 4th of July bash they’ll be talking about for years. 

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Budget Hack: Last Minute Ways to Make Ends Meet

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  • Budget
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  • "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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Budget Hack: Grocery Shopping on the Cheap

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  • 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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