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Turkey, travel, Black Friday and other credit news to know

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 30 percent That’s the number of millennials that said they have let their rewards expire. I know in college it was a money saver to push the “best by” date, but we’re adults now so maybe…
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5 resourceful ways to save money on Black Friday

Sienna Kossman

If you are venturing out on Black Friday — or even Thanksgiving night — to snag some discounted booty, best of luck. Here are a few extra tips besides “plan ahead” and “make a budget” to help you save more and spend less:
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Emily’s list: Grubby money edition

Emily Crone

A new study reveals how the quality of physical bills can affect spending choice. What I want to know is how credit cards and debit cards fit into this. I thought spending habits were all about cash versus plastic, but now it looks like there are subtleties in cash spending alone.

Keep on reading to learn more about the study and to see my list of my 10 favorite posts from the personal finance blogosphere this week.

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Holiday shopping: Do it early and online

Julie Sherrier

A recent survey by America’s Research Group reveals that while 82 percent of U.S. shoppers may rein in their holiday spending a bit compared to last year, more consumers will be avoiding brick-and-mortar stores and placing their orders online.

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Black Friday memories

Emily Crone

If you live in America, you probably stuffed yourself silly yesterday with turkey and pie. Perhaps you’re even still digesting it. Did you also take some time to think about what you are Thankful for?

Some people are grateful for today — Black Friday. Besides being the relaxing day after Thanksgiving, it is also the day where merchants across the country offer blowout sales that generate enough revenue to put their red (losing money) numbers into black (profitable). It’s an amazing opportunity to snag deals on holiday gifts, but it also involves crowds, long lines, and in the worst cases, stampedes. If you have chosen to partake in the madness, I wish you the best of luck! Once you’re done shopping, I hope you’ll take some time to read my roundup of the best personal finance blog posts from the past week.

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