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Financial Tips for Families


As college students prepare to head back to the classroom, many are thinking about all the money they’ll need to shell out for textbooks, supplies, clothes, and dorm decor. But there’s one financial angle most students don’t give much thought ...

The ideal rewards cards basically pay you back generously to use them. In the case of airline rewards cards, the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard does just that, making it our number one choice for travel purchases. Here’s why: ...

Are the thousands of dollars you spend on a college education really worth it? The answer is probably, based on current employment statistics. However, this is a significant shift from what the answer would have been a few years ago.

Many Americans prefer to save money rather than spend it. Of course, saying and doing are two different things. Learn 10 smart ways to save $1,000 a month here.

Fraudsters are getting wiser and have more tools at their disposal to steal personal identities. Someone could be using your private data right now – your Social Security number and tidbits about you from social media sites – to sign up for a ...



New Tips for Families

    Homemade Smoothie Basics

    23 Foods Worth Making from Scratch at Home

    November 24, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Tips for Grocery
    There’s a revolution underway. It’s a revolt against processed foods. Those pushing for so-called “clean eating” praise its “better for you” benefits, but it can also be good for your wallet.

    Walmart Credit Card Review: Read Before You Apply

    November 21, 2014 - By Leah Norris - Reviews for How Retailers Get You to Spend
    Is the Walmart Credit Card worth applying for? Read this expert review and comparison of the Walmart store card and Walmart MasterCard before you apply.
    Big House, Little House

    23 Things the Middle Class Can No Longer Afford

    November 19, 2014 - By Cassy Parker - Tips for Household Spending Statistics
    Is the middle class doomed? Here are 23 things today's middle class cannot afford.

    Best Time to Buy Winter Clothes

    November 16, 2014 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Deals
    When is the best time to buy winter clothes? The discounts come around when the colder temps come around.

    23 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid

    November 13, 2014 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Student
    Taking out students loans is about as stressful as applying for college. By now, you’re committed to going to college, but you have this one stumbling block in front of you: Money. Mess this up and you’ll be sorry.
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    Best College Majors for the Future

    November 11, 2014 - By Josh Durso - Tips for Student
    For many new college students, choosing a major is a guessing game. Students are trying to balance what they really want to do against what types of skills and expertise will actually give them the kind of money they want. They also have to wonder if the career they’re after will actually be here by the time they’re in the workforce.

    23 Credit Card Mistakes to Avoid

    November 10, 2014 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Best Credit Cards
    When it comes to your finances, credit cards can either be a tool or a weapon, depending on how you use them. When used wisely, they can help you establish your credit history and build your credit score, but it's easy to fall into the debt trap if you're not careful.

    Top 7 Credit Cards for People with Excellent Credit

    November 7, 2014 - Deals for Excellent Credit
    If you have excellent credit, take advantage of it. Banks love to attract reliable types, people who are known for paying back their debt on time, every time. In fact, they have lucrative credit card offers specifically for people with great credit.
    Speeding Subway # 2

    7 Money Tips from the Rich

    November 7, 2014 - By Michelle Smith - Tips for Survey: Saving Money Statistics
    If you want to whip up a spectacular meal, you'll look for a recipe from a top chef. If you want to update your wardrobe, you’ll search for pictures of your favorite fashion icon. But where should you look for inspiration when you want to be savvy with your finances or build wealth? Look to those people who earn a lot of money and find ways to keep it. In other words, look to celebrities.
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    How Gratitude Can Help You Budget

    November 6, 2014 - By Tammy Kennon - Tips for 10 Ways to Finally Avoid Overspending
    Impulse buying is a weakness we come by naturally. The human mind is predisposed to choose immediate reward over delayed gratification, and unfortunately, where money is concerned, that predisposition comes with a huge price tag. According to a recent study, the average person spends more than $100K on unplanned purchases in their lifetime.

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