Money Tips for College Students

Money Tips for College Students

Preparing for college life is super-exciting–and more than a little nerve-wracking. You’re looking at a new stage of life that is filled with first-time experiences, academic challenges and newfound independence. The start of college also marks a significant transition into adulthood, which includes learning to manage personal finances responsibly.

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Travel Hacks - Save on Transportation Costs on Vacation

Travel Hacks - Save on Transportation Costs on Vacation

Vacationing with a prepared spending plan on hand is one of the best ways to have your fun, and your financial wellness, too. However, transportation costs can take a big bite out of a vacation budget. The good news is, there are loads of tricks and hacks you can use to bring those costs down. Here’s how to save

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Affordable Sustainability - How to Use Appliances Efficiently

Affordable Sustainability - How to Use Appliances Efficiently

Did you know that appliances account for approximately 13% of your home’s energy use? Your larger kitchen appliances, combined with your smaller entertainment machines, means your home can have upward of 10 appliances running at any given moment. The good news is, you don’t have to completely pull

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Popular Money Tips That Aren’t All That Great

Popular Money Tips That Aren’t All That Great

When it comes to money, everyone has an opinion, and they want to share it with the world. Unfortunately, though, popularity in and of itself does not make an opinion true. Let’s take a look at three commonly offered money tips that aren’t all that great.

1: The latte
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Your Complete Guide to a Spend-Free Summer Weekend

Your Complete Guide to a Spend-Free Summer Weekend

Between flip-flops and baseball, beach days and the Fourth of July, there’s so much to love about summer! Unfortunately, though, the warmest season of the year can be incredibly expensive. Family activities, higher utility bills and steep fuel prices are just some of the ways summer can get pricey. A great way to combat

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Affordable Sustainability: Five Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Water Bottle Waste

Affordable Sustainability: Five Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Water Bottle Waste

Plastic water bottles have become a ubiquitous part of modern-day life. They’re convenient, portable and readily available. Unfortunately, though, their convenience comes at a cost. 

According to a 

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Travel Hacks - 10 Ways to Save on Hotel Stays

Travel Hacks: 10 Ways to Save on Hotel Stays

Hotel stays can take a big bite out of your vacation budget, but there are ways to cut back. With some wise planning and responsible choices, you can spend less on your hotel stay without compromising on your comfort, leaving more room in your vacation budget for other expenses. Here are 10 ways to save on hotel stays. 

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What are Some Red Flags to Know About When House-Hunting?

What are Some Red Flags to Know About When House-Hunting?

Q: I’m currently house-hunting, and aside from the obvious defects, what are some red flags I should be looking out for while checking out potential new homes?

A: When looking for a new home, it’s important to be familiar with

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Can a Budget Wedding be Beautiful?

Can a Budget Wedding be Beautiful?

Q: My partner and I are preparing for our wedding, and due to financial constraints it will need to be planned on a strict budget. I’m glad we aren’t racking up huge bills, but I don’t want to compromise on the day of my dreams. Can a budget wedding still be beautiful?

A: Your

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5 Amazon Scams You Need to Know About

5 Amazon Scams You Need to Know About

When it comes to convenience, service and sheer scope of products, nothing beats Amazon. The world’s largest and most popular online marketplace is the 21st century shopper’s go-to for virtually any product under the sun. Unfortunately, though, Amazon is also rife with scammers. Here are five Amazon scams and tips from the e-commerce giant for

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