Tag Archives: savings

Halloween expenses shouldn’t be scary

Kimberley Carmona

Don’t let Halloween haunt your bank account. From pumpkin carving to haunted houses, there are plenty of Halloween festivities for people to enjoy, but beware the prices. For example, when I was a sophomore in college, I was searching for…
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Best times to book your trip to score a deal

Julie Loffredi

Savvy travelers always want to score a deal, and sometimes the best way to guarantee a significant savings is by planning ahead. So, whip out the calendar and pencil in these dates to make that bucket list vacation a reality.…
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How a DIY mentality adds up to savings

Erica Sandberg

A couple of weeks ago I was nearly $800 poorer. I had gone to the doctor to ask about getting a pesky little skin tag removed. However, since he deemed it a cosmetic procedure, insurance wouldn’t cover the bill. So…
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How to save like a German – 4 tips

Jenny Hoff

During a recent trip to Germany, I found myself in a bit of a bind when I needed to pick up a few essentials at the grocery store and remembered (once I arrived) that I could pay only with cash…
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Guilt over using savings can lead to unnecessary debt

Kelly Dilworth

When faced with a sudden emergency expense, such as a medical bill or car repair, don’t let guilt over dipping into your household savings tempt you into using a credit card instead. According to a forthcoming study in the Journal…
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