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Rent and How to Deal With It

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Moving out of your parents' home or living on your own for the first time and renting an apartment is a major step. It's one of the many milestones in becoming an adult. Paying rent can be a huge bill though, and it's important that you're prepared to take on that financial responsibility. It's equally important to have a solid budget plan in place and recourse if you find yourself in need of help paying rent. From figuring out what you can afford to how to pay rent with a credit card, we've got the details you need to know to avoid any unexpected challenges.

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Your Guide to Nashville Music Awards

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Community

Nashville is the country music capital of the world. As such, several music awards shows take place in Nashville each year. With a bit of planning you can watch your favorite artists walk the red carpet and hear your favorite country songs performed on the big stage. Here's what you need to know about the major Nashville music awards shows.
 

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Back-to-School Season Is Here! Are You Ready?

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Community

Back-to-school season is always fun. Shopping for book bags, pens and pencils is only one part of the equation. Schools in Knoxville, Tennessee, start in early August, so it's important to get back into the swing of things before the summer is over. Here are a few things you can do to prepare. 

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Bad Credit? Don't Sweat It

  • Loans
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Finance

If you have a poor credit score, don't panic. It's a common problem, so you aren't alone. And it certainly doesn't have to be a dark shadow hanging over you. We have the info you need to learn how it's possible to take control of your finances.

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Reliable First Date Spots

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Community

No matter how many times you've done it, first dates aren't easy. You're meeting someone you may not know at all, or meeting someone you've only texted or talked to on the phone. If things go right, this person could become a huge part of your life. It's only natural to be nervous, but choosing the right spot for your first date can help make dating a bit easier. 

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Things You Can Do Inside to Avoid the Heat

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Summer is a season filled with plenty of fun for most people, but sometimes the heat gets to be a little too much. That's when it's time to head indoors to spend some time and take advantage of one of the greatest things ever invented: air conditioning. Luckily, there are plenty of exciting indoor options for entertainment, whether you want to spend time alone or with friends and family.

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No Credit? Use This Guide to Building Credit

  • CreditBox
  • "Installment Loans"
  • Loans
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Finance

You need credit for all sorts of things, like getting a personal loan, renting an apartment, and getting a lower price on your cell phone bill. But it's hard to get credit if you don't already have credit. Fortunately, building credit is easier than you think. Use this info to help you start building your credit so you'll have a solid credit history when you need it.

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Guide to Wisconsin Summerfest

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin
  • Community

Gear up and get ready to rock out with your friends at the self-proclaimed "world's largest music festival," Wisconsin's Summerfest. Held every year from late June to early July (June 26 to July 8 in 2019), Summerfest electrifies Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee for more than 10 days of action. Before you buy your tickets, use this guide to learn all details.

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How to Survive Without a Car

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Getting your license and first car was your key to independence. You had the freedom to go wherever you wanted, whenever you wanted. If you're used to having your own transportation, the idea of being without a car — even for a short time — can be daunting. But getting from one place to another without a car is a lot easier than you might think.

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Do You Have Student Loan Debt?

  • Graduation
  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Finance

Congratulations on your graduation! Ready or not, it's time to start repaying your student loans. If you're not sure where to start, read on to learn your options and how to handle repayment during financial hardship.

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