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Trendy Styles That Are on the Cheap!

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Styles change so fast that your bank account can hardly keep up. You might scroll through your social media feed and see an outfit that you'd love to have, only to note the price and then keep on scrolling. Fortunately, you don't have to choose between a new outfit and groceries when you add these styles to your closet and replace your old clothes. 

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8 Toys You’ll Remember, at Prices you May Not

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On average, American’s spent about $940 on holiday gifts in 2017 and it is expected to rise for 2018. The highest ever spending was in 2001 with Americans spending $1,052 on Christmas gifts. The price of Christmas has changed throughout the years, but how much exactly? We put together a list of popular Christmas gifts and items that have dramatically changed in price over the years.  

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Holiday Shopping: Black Friday Vs. Cyber Monday

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  • Holidays

‘Tis the season to go shopping! That’s how the song goes, right? The days following Thanksgiving are the biggest shopping days of the year; Black Friday and Cyber Monday. They are both great times to do your holiday shopping, but which one is best? Whether you choose to participate in both or one or the other, they both have pros and cons.   

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Preparing your Budget for the Holidays

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  • Shopping
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Holidays

It may seem crazy, but the holidays are already here! For most, it can be a time of overindulging. Whether it is on food, or holiday spending, most of us do it to some degree. While we would rather just focus on family time, good food and singing Christmas carols, the reality is that we stress about gift-giving and all the funds needed for holiday parties. Instead of going into debt this year, save money and stay within your holiday budget by using these tips.

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Mother’s Day: 5 Gift Experiences Mom Will Love

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  • Holidays

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, you may be struggling to think of a last-minute Mother’s Day gift. Don’t waste your time at the mall or store trying to find something perfect to buy. Chances are you’ll wind up spending too much money on something that’s not perfect, just to get your shopping done. This year, give your mom an experience for Mother’s Day instead. These experiences call all be purchased or performed last-minute, so you can make mom feel special even if you procrastinated.

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Grocery Shopping on a Budget: Farmer’s Market vs. Grocery Store

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  • "Giving Back to the Community"
  • Shopping
  • Community

Most people go to their local grocery store to do their grocery shopping, often not thinking of their other options. Farmer’s Markets can be found in almost any town and are often overlooked as the more expensive choice. Which establishment is the better alternative for your grocery budget and lifestyle? We did the research so you don’t have to!

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Smart Shopping: How to Bargain-Shop for Clothes

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  • Shopping
  • Community

Clothing is more than just a thing that we wear daily. Clothing is the way we express ourselves and tell the world a little bit about us. For those who love shopping, being on a budget doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your style. Getting creative and bargain-hunting while you shop on a budget means you can have the closet you want without overspending.

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Smart Shopping: 5 Post Holiday Don’ts to Avoid

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  • Shopping
  • Holidays

The holiday shopping season is almost over, but there’s one more big spending rush on the day after Christmas, December 26th. You can snag some amazing post-holiday deals, similar to Black Friday, if you go shopping on the day after Christmas. Before you get caught up in the rush of the sales, read these five don’ts to avoid overspending and blowing your holiday budget.

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Spend Money on Unusual Gifts and Experiences This Year

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Science has proven that experiences bring far more happiness than traditional gifts. So instead of buying a material gift, break the mold this holiday season and give experiences to your friends and family. CreditBox has some great experiential gifts that your love ones will not forget.

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Holiday Shopping on a Budget

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  • 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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