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Save money with these 6 browser extensions

Susan Johnston Taylor

Savvy online shoppers know to always search for a discount code before checkout, and with browser extensions that will automatically locate promo codes for you, manual searches have gone the way of the flip phone. Here’s a look at six…
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To save money, think of your ‘future self’

Kelly Dilworth

The next time you feel an urge to splurge, do what I’ve started doing: Take a deep breath and visualize what could happen if you max out your credit card or fall behind on your bills. Vividly imagining how you…
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Ways to redeem United miles after viral video

Jenny Hoff

If the video of the United passenger being pulled off a plane after refusing to give up his seat to accommodate airline employees made you want to avoid the airline for future travel, you don’t need to give up your…
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A little retail therapy can combat anxiety

Kelly Dilworth

Retail therapy often gets a bad rap, due to its association with chronic overspending and credit card debt, but if you’re like me and struggle with anxiety, a little retail therapy now and then can help, new research finds. How…
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4 easier alternatives to the envelope budgeting system

Taylor Tompkins

Every Thursday, this young guy would come like clockwork into the north San Antonio bank branch where I used to work as a teller. Clutching a handful of labeled envelopes, he would wait patiently for me to fill them with…
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