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Weekly Money Saver: Avoid Impulse Buys at the Grocery Store

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We've all been there, you go into the grocery store for milk, eggs and $10 and walk out with$50 added to your credit card. Next time, plan your meals for the week before you shop and make a list of ingredients you need. Make sure that the meals have overlapping perishable ingredients so you... 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: Cut Out The Cable

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Okay, okay -- we're just as addicted to Mad Men as the next girl; but when it comes to maintaining a budget, cable seems to constantly get in the way. For creative tips on saving cash (without sacrificing Dexter re-runs), we got the lowdown from the Learnvest staff on 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

Weekly Money Saver: Cut Your Cell Phone Bill

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Looking for some quick and easy ways to save cash? Today we're kicking off a new series in which we'll bring you a money-saving tip each and every Monday. Whether you want to cut dry cleaning costs or save on your electric bill, our weekly tips will help you... read more

Weekly Money Saver: Stuck In Debt? Snowball Your Payments

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Stuck in debt? Finance pro Dave Ramsey is a fan of the “snowballing” technique, which can help those who need to overcome the debt mindset-hurdle by paying off debts in order of the balance amount (smallest first) as opposed to paying on the highest interest debts first. Why? “Personal finance is 20 percent head knowledge... read more