How to Save Money on the Cost of Furniture

Are you in the market for furniture? From a couch to a dining room table to an entertainment stand, there’s no shortage of things you can purchase for your home. Here’s a common problem when shopping for furniture: everything you like is priced out of your budget. While this is a concern among most furniture buyers, it shouldn’t stop you dead in your tracks. There are steps you can take to save money, with these...
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Three Ways to Earn More Interest On Your Savings

Having your money in a traditional savings account typically isn’t the best way for it to grow. Sure, it’s safe and easily accessible, but you may have the opportunity to earn more interest on your savings if you move it to another type of account. Here are three ways you can earn more interest on your savings and still keep your funds safe. Switch to an online savings account. Online banks don’t have the expenses...
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Starting a Business? You Better Plan for These Expenses

Are you in the process of starting a business? Are you creating your business plan to help guide you through the startup phase? Do you have some concerns about the cost of getting your company off the ground? No two businesses are the same, so it’s hard to know exactly how much you’ll spend on startup costs until you dig into the finer details. Even so, some expenses are common across the board. Here are...
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3 Simple Ways to Save Money on Gas

Do you find yourself spending entirely too much money on gas every month? Are you hoping to reduce this expense? Have you tried and failed to do so in the past? With the national average gas price hovering right around $2.52/gallon (regular), now’s not the time to ignore this expense. Instead, it’s up to you to find ways to save a few dollars here and there. Here are three simple steps you should consider taking...
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How Will You Use a Personal Loan?

Are you interested in applying for a personal loan? Do you have reason to believe this could be the best way to fund an upcoming purchase or deal with an unexpected expense? Are you on the fence as to whether or not you should use a personal loan? There are many benefits of a personal loan, including the fact that these are unsecured. In other words, the lender doesn’t require any collateral. Note: unsecured loans...
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5 No-Fail Steps to Meet Your Savings Goals

Saving money isn’t the easiest thing to do, especially if you’re not a saver by nature. But with a solid goal and a clear plan, you can meet your own personal savings targets. Here are a few steps to take to make it happen. Set a goal . To be able to meet your savings goal, first you have to set one. Don’t just set your goal based on a random number you pull from...
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5 Steps to Take If You Get a Raise This Year

All your hard work has finally paid off and your boss has just informed you that you’ve received a raise effective on your next paycheck. Many people automatically start thinking about how much additional money they’ll be able to spend each month. It’s understandable that you want to use your extra money to improve your life, but makes sure you’re being smart about it. Don’t assume anything until you see your paycheck . A 5%...
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Did You Blow Your Holiday Budget?

With the holiday season slowing moving into the past, it won’t be long before you’re reviewing your budget to see where things stand (if you haven’t done so already). Like many, you may find  that you overspent during the holidays. From gifts to food, from travel to entertainment, you didn’t make the best decisions over the past month or so. Here are three important steps to take if you find yourself in this position: •   ...
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These Expenses Could be Sinking Your Budget

When you look at your budget are you happy with what you see? Have you come to realize that you just can’t get some expenses under control? Are you having a difficult time even understanding where your money is going? Even if you have a firm grasp on your budget, you know that things can quickly spiral out of control. And that’s why you have a budget in the first place. With this in mind,...
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Don’t Overspend on These Items This Holiday Season

With the holiday season in full swing, it can be a challenge to keep your budget in order. Just when you think you have everything under control, you come to find yourself spending money on something that doesn’t typically come into play. While there is nothing wrong with enjoying yourself during this time of the year, it’s important that you don’t overspend. If you get into the habit of doing this, you may not like...
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