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Holiday gift ideas on a budget
3 Budget-Friendly Holiday Gift Ideas
Holidays, Money Tips, Financial Freedom
They say the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, but they can also be among the most expensive. Stay on top of your holiday spending this year with these tips for giving thoughtful gifts your friends will appreciate just as much as — or more than — something pricier.

Not sure how much you should be spending this year? Read on.
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4 Tips to Stay on Top of Holiday Spending
Red Shoes, Holidays, Budget
The holidays can be such a magical season! Time with family and friends. Celebrating old traditions and making new memories. Taste testing each and every one of the options at your friend’s cookie exchange (ok, maybe that’s just us!).
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6 Easy Tips for Smart Holiday Spending
Holidays, Saving, Spending
Keep the ho-ho-ho in your holidays with six savvy spending tips.

The holiday season is almost here! Hooray! But is your excitement mixed with anxiety when you think about the ka-ching factor of holiday spending? The average U.S. consumer spent almost $1000 during the 2017 holidays,1 so it’s no surprise if you’re feeling a little worried.
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Want to do a better job preparing for retirement? Three easy-ish steps that could make a big difference.
Red Shoes, Online Shopping, Holidays
If you’re like some people, thinking about retirement is probably right up there with “schedule root canal” and “take dog to the vet.” You’re certainly not alone in feeling this way. But having lots of company doesn’t mean it’s ok to put retirement in your “I’ll worry about that someday” pile. 
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Could refinancing your loans help fund your dreams? Find out in four easy steps.
Red Shoes, Online Shopping, Holidays
Everyone knows you should occasionally check in on mortgage rates to see if you could be doing better, right? (And if that’s news, you have now officially been alerted!).

But how often do we check in on other debt, like credit cards and car loans? When does it make sense to refinance a loan? And what should you do with the money you save?
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‘Tis the season to think about your debts (really!)
Red Shoes, Online Shopping, Holidays
In this season of to-do lists, crazy traffic and the inevitable last-minute trip to the store for that “I can’t believe I forgot it” ingredient or gift, credit card bills are probably one of the last things you want to spend any mental energy on.
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