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People look forward to the holidays all year long; after all, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year,” isn’t it? What people don’t look forward to are the bills that come in after the holidays are over. That’s when reality sets in. Here are some holiday spending mistakes to avoid this holiday season to help the after-holiday season brighter.

Categories: Credit, Finances, Spending

Because of unique circumstances, many people determine that it is worth it to borrow money to make purchases. Before you borrow, it is important to understand lending options and know the pros and cons of each.

You may have had every intention of using credit cards wisely like paying them off every month and only using them in the case of an emergency. Even with the best intentions, credit card spending can easily get out of control and then become extremely hard to get under control. If you’ve racked up debt in credit cards, here are some steps to take to gain back control.

With the SaveItUp Challenge coming to a close this year, we asked our members to share their personal savings story. Here’s what they said:

The change of seasons is a great time to reevaluate where you are financially. Here are some tips to help you save money this fall.

Categories: Saving, Spending

No, this isn’t a post to help sales professionals sell more; it’s for people out there who have something they want to sell. If you have items around your home that you don’t use, here are a few tips to help you sell them and make more money.

You know that to be successful at anything, you need to approach it with a plan and with goals and deadlines to achieve them. This is true for your home and work life, and it’s equally true with your financial life. Whenever you attempt to just “wing it” at something, it never turns out as well as it would have had you spent time with it and been prepared. Start managing your money and stop just “winging it.”

It may seem like there is no way to cut costs on groceries every week, but here are a few things you can do to help cut down on how much you spend at the store.

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