Tag Archives: saving

Would you spend or save a small windfall?

Kelly Dilworth

If you were given $500, no-strings-attached, what would you do with it? Splurge on a round-trip plane ticket to Hawaii? Buy a new sofa? Head to the mall? If you’re like most people, you may feel tempted by the lure…
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Money and credit games to play with the kids

Erica Sandberg

A family vacation can be costly. If you satisfy your children’s every wish, you’ll spend more than you intend, which can turn into excess credit card debt. Instead of dragging everyone down with a long list of denials, how about…
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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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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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