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Maximizing junk email for deals and steals

Julie Loffredi

Shoppers now can rarely leave a website or a store without being asked for an email address at checkout. While I cringe at volunteering for more emails, signing up for promotions from brands I use has helped me score some…
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My budget-buster: first-kid spending splurges

Kelly Dilworth

After arguing with my spouse over whether or not we could afford to set aside more money for retirement, I recently completed an overdue audit of my spending. As I scrolled through the list of impulsive transactions, I realized I…
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My ‘No-nonsense spending November’ plan

Sienna Kossman

While some men are ready to sport ungroomed facial hair next month in honor of “No-shave November,” I’m preparing to take on a more gender-neutral month-long challenge: “No-nonsense spending November.” Less stubble, more savings is how I see it. Last…
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Empty nest, full wallet? Not so fast

Karen Haywood Queen

After 22 years, our nest emptied this summer when our son finished college and left for the Air Force and our daughter began college.  After wiping away a few tears, I put away the tissue and took out my calculator.…
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Extroverts tend to save less, spend more

Kelly Dilworth
extroverts spend more

Extroverts tend to make more money than introverts. But according to a study published this month, they also tend to save less of what they make. “Many of the choices that people make are influenced by their personality characteristics,” explained…
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