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9 early back-to-school shopping tips

Dawn Papandrea

Somehow, in June, the back-to-school sales commercials and signage are already being pumped out (sort of like how Christmas decorations start showing up in September). With all this prompting, it’s no wonder that according to the National Retail Foundation’s research,…
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7 smart money and credit tips from millennials

Erica Sandberg

Millennials somehow got a reputation as being less financially savvy than older generations. That’s just not true, and the seven millennials who shared their smart spending and charging tips with me are proof. They’re using credit wisely, establishing credit goals,…
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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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