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Money Saving Apps You Need to Download

  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

Did you know there are finance apps that can help you save money, and they're available as a free download to your smartphone or tablet? CreditBox has compiled a list of some of these useful financial resources to help you cut costs and stretch your budget a bit further. Browse through this list of free financial resources to find one, or several, to download to your mobile device and increase your savings.

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Tips for Staying Motivated During Online Courses

  • Budget
  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

Often, people participate in online school or work from the comfort of their own homes. But it can be difficult to stay motivated when there isn't a professor or boss standing over you, making sure you're getting your work accomplished. 

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Beat the Night Heat

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • "Save Money"
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Studies have shown that it's healthier to sleep in a cool space, but when summer rolls around, it can be hard to stay cold and still afford the electric bill. Luckily, there are some ways to beat the heat at night without turning the AC down so low that you can't afford it. Here at CreditBox, we've put together a list of our best ideas.  
 

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Summer Plans on a Budget

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  • Community

When it comes to cheap things to do in the summer, there are plenty of fun and affordable activities that everyone in your family can enjoy. There's no need to spend your money on theme parks or vacations to get the most out of summer. There's a whole world of affordable family fun waiting for you! Fun for everyone ranges from summer games during beach days to free museums. Here is a list of the top five cheap summer activities that everyone can enjoy.
 

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How to Improve your Credit Score

  • CreditBox
  • "Save Money"
  • Finance

We all know that credit scores are important, but do you know why? Your credit score allows you to make large important purchases. With a higher credit score, you will have an easier time making those purchases. The opposite can be said to those who have a lower score. If your credit score is not where you want it to be, don’t worry; you are not alone.

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Essentials for Spending Memorial Day at Home

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  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Holidays

Memorial Day weekend is one of the biggest weekends to kick off summer! So, it's natural to want to celebrate the festive holiday. Sometimes it’s not always possible to travel away for the long weekend. When it’s not, check out these essentials from us at CreditBox to help you have a Memorial Day that you won’t forget.

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Memorable Mother's Day Plans

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

When you're looking for things to do on Mother's Day, you don't have to break your budget or leave the house to honor your mom. There's a number of ideas for affordable activities to consider for mothers who enjoy being pampered, outdoorsy moms, and moms who love creative activities. Think about the things your mom prefers when choosing things to do on Mother's Day, and keep in mind that CreditBox is here if you need some extra cash to celebrate the holiday.
 

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Affordable Furniture Hunting 101

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

Moving into a new place is so exciting. You get to decorate and show off your style, and you may even find yourself buying new furniture. The problem is that furniture can be expensive these days — that is, it can be if you don't know the right place to look. At CreditBox, we've put together a list of places where you can almost always find affordable furniture for your new home or apartment.
 

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Affordable Valentine's Day Date Night Ideas

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  • Holidays

On Valentine's Day you want to do something special, but that isn't always easy if you're on a tight budget. Fortunately, giving someone your heart doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Thanks to food ordering apps, cost-effective dinner specials, and the wonders of Mother Nature, it's easy to make your money go a little further when purchasing food and entertainment. Here are some affordable date night ideas to consider this Valentine’s Day.
 

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Easy-to-Cook Meals on a Budget

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  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

You don't have to break your budget to make delicious meals when you're learning to cook, especially when you have the right easy recipes on your side. Cheap food doesn't have to be bland or boring. In fact, simple, inexpensive meals and easy dinner recipes can be just as tasty as those that take hours to prepare with expensive ingredients. Whether you're learning how to prepare salmon or assembling a casserole – all it takes is a little bit of creativity, the right ingredients, and some easy dinner recipes to get started. 

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