money saving

The Dos and Don’ts of Combining Your Finances

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There are few things I hate more than talking about money with my fiance; the topic just brings up so many feelings for both of us. But now that Eric and I are living together and planning a life (and wedding!) together, we've gotten a lot more comfortable with these conversations. Still, there are a... read more

Weekly Money Saver: Emergency Funds

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You and your partner can plan ahead as much as you please, but face it -- neither of you can foresee the future. When it comes to emergency funds, it's always best to save and prepare so if an emergency does strike, both of you aren't left with a dwindling bank... read more

Weekly Money Saver: Secret Ways to Save While Shopping

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For this week's money-saving tip, our friends at LearnVest shared their insight into the inner workings of department stores: (Below is just a snippet of their findings -- for the full article, click here.) Love to shop? Join the club; in 2011 we spent about $4.7 trillion (yes, trillon!) in retail sales, according... read more

Weekly Money Saver: No-Brainer Tip for Tracking Your Spending

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Tis the season for spending money! When you're out and about holiday shopping, it's easy to spend $1o on a taxi and $5 on that latte and cookie without even thinking about it. How to be more mindful of where your money is going? Read on for expert advice. Today's Tip: To help keep your... read more

Black Friday Countdown: Where Will You Shop First?

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The biggest shopping day of the year is just two weeks away! Already stores are giving us an exciting preview of what to expect on the big day. Although we're not ones to camp out in line overnight (we need our beauty sleep), we are planning to hit the stores. Now it's just... read more