Affordable Sustainability - Green Cleaning Solutions for Your Home

Affordable Sustainability - Green Cleaning Solutions for Your Home

When cleaning our homes, it’s only natural for us to reach for commercial cleaning products that promise immediate results. Unfortunately for the environment, though, these products can be anything but natural. And they’re not too kind on your wallet, either. The good

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If Inflation is Improving, Why Are Prices Still So High?

If Inflation is Improving, Why Are Prices Still So High?

Q: I’ve heard that inflation is finally slowing down, but I’m finding that prices are still shockingly high on just about everything. Why are prices still so inflated, and when can we expect them to finally start dropping?

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Travel Hacks - Should I Use Cash, a Debit Card or a Credit Card While on Vacation?

Travel Hacks - Should I Use Cash, a Debit Card or a Credit Card While on Vacation?

Traveling doesn’t come cheap, and part of keeping your finances intact during vacation includes knowing the best way to pay for your purchases during your getaway. Should you primarily use cash, a debit card or a

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Beware Third-Party App Scams

Beware Third-Party App Scams

Scammers are experts at hijacking our favorite conveniences for their schemes, and third-party app scams are no exception. These scams can be difficult to spot and have already conned millions of unsuspecting victims. In fact, according to a report published by 

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8 Super-Scary Halloween Hacks to Save You Money

8 Super-Scary Halloween Hacks to Save You Money

It’s that time of year again, when jack-o’-lanterns leer into the dark night and cobwebby skeletons hang from every bush. Halloween is great fun for kids and kids-at-heart. But, if you’re the one left paying for all those costumes, decor and candy, you may find the only scare you’re getting from Halloween

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All You Need to Know About the New Income-Driven Repayment Plan for Student Loans

All You Need to Know About the New Income-Driven Repayment Plan for Student Loans

After the Supreme Court blocked the Education Department’s student debt cancellation plan in June, the department announced its latest student loan overhaul: a new income-driven repayment plan called SAVE (Saving on A Valuable Education). The exact

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What Should I Do If My Credit Card’s Been Frauded?

What Should I Do If My Credit Card’s Been Frauded?

Q: I’ve just discovered that my credit card’s been frauded. I’m in a total state of panic. What should I do now?

A: Credit card fraud is a serious problem that affects nearly half a million Americans annually.

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What Do I Need to Know About the Recent Student Loan Changes?

What Do I Need to Know About the Recent Student Loan Changes?

Q: There have been so many changes to federal student loans over the last few years, and I’ve heard there are more coming. As a college graduate with a federal student loan, what do I need to know about these changes and how will they

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Travel Hacks - How to Save on Entertainment Costs While on Vacation

How to Save on Entertainment Costs While On Vacation

Flying to your vacation destination and paying for your lodgings, can take a big chunk out of your budget. But once you’ve arrived, the expenses are only beginning. To fully enjoy your time away, you’ll also need to spring for stuff to do during your vacation. If you aren’t careful, this can

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Don’t Get Caught in a Debt Collection Scam

Don’t Get Caught in a Debt Collection Scam

No one likes to be in debt. It’s a downward spiral that never seems to end, and it’s an expensive burden to carry, too. Unfortunately, scammers often exploit the feelings of helplessness and overwhelm to lure victims into their debt-collection scams. Let’s take a look at these scams and how to keep yourself from falling

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