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5 Tips to Increase Your Credit Score in Only 6 Months

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Having a good credit score is so important when it comes to being able to get loans at decent interest rates, getting a car, getting a mortgage or even obtaining any money in general. Having a good credit score can mean the difference between getting the money you may need and being able to borrow less money (if any at all) at a much higher interest rate. When checking your credit, try to do so by using a company which will show you the top 3 credit unions to give you a better idea of where you fall on the credit spectrum. Read more…

Easy Ways to Save Money

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Have you been wondering how to cut down on your spending? Here are some tips to help you when it comes to saving money. Read more…

5 Money Saving Tips That Are More Fun Than Looking at Price Tags for Hours

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Saving money sounds like a bit of a dull idea, doesn’t it? However, it doesn’t have to involve hours in your local supermarket weighing up the relative costs of beans and noodles, unless that is your idea of fun of course. Read more…

Financial Tips For Students To Prepare For The Future

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Are you a college student struggling to find the time to manage your finances?  You are not alone as most students do get into debt problems during their college life. Read more…

Budgeting Made Easy in Five Steps

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Creating a household budget can be a daunting task. You’re setting up to record where your money is coming from, where it’s going and what you want to do with it. Making a budget from scratch is complicated, but if you follow these five simple steps, you’ll be able to keep your budget on track. Read more…

Are You Budgeting By the 5-Percent Rule?

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Coupons, sales, bulk purchasing, turning out lights, carpooling – all are excellent ways to reduce your spending. From insurance to fuel to food, you have scoured your budget to pinch every penny possible. Maybe. Budgets intend to prevent overspending, but have you actually succeeded in cutting your expenses? Once you have solidified and confirmed your budget, ease into the 5-Percent Rule to really kick-start your savings plan. Read more…

Get Financially Prepared for a Medical Emergency

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No one likes to think about them, but emergencies do come up. And one of the reasons they are so scary is because we never know exactly when an emergency will rear its ugly head. Medical emergencies especially are among the scariest, because they often involve the health of our loved ones or our own well-being. Read more…

What You Need To Know When Hiring Out Your Home For The Olympics

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The Olympics are far more than just the biggest sports events in London this year – they’re the biggest sports events worldwide in 2012. While billions of spectators are set to closely follow the celebrations on their TV, the city is looking forward to tens of thousands of visitors from around the globe. Read more…

Top 5 Reasons Companies Should Give Back to Their Community

Top 5 Reasons Companies Should Give Back to Their Community

Charitable work is not a new concept, especially not in the corporate world. Many companies have options for employees to donate money from their paychecks to charity, nonprofit fundraisers, and community events in an effort to do their part to give back. Read more…