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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 easy things I did to trim my credit card bill

Dawn Papandrea

I’m not the type of person who splurges on a big, huge item, and I don’t impulse shop. What I am guilty of, however, are all of the smaller, seemingly innocent family budget purchases that add up over time. With…
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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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Amazon Subscribe and Save can save … sometimes

Kimberley Carmona

I hate going to the grocery store. I am just not patient enough to wait in line to purchase things such as laundry detergent or to find and use store coupons. To save myself trips and money, I started using Amazon’s Subscribe…
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How a dating budget can save your love life

Kimberley Carmona

When I started my first full-time job, I kept a strict budget to make sure I could pay my bills, student loans, rent and transportation costs. What many people didn’t know was that I also had a separate budget for…
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