Saving for College

It has become commonplace for Americans to hold a degree from a higher education institution which is great for the future of the national economy, but what does it spell out for personal finances? When you or a dependent have a solid financial plan before starting post-secondary education, there is […]

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Great Ways to Save Money at the Movies

It’s the weekend and it’s time to hit the town. But what to do? Well if you are like a lot of people, you may decide to head to the movies to catch the latest Hollywood blockbuster. The average price of a movie ticket in 2013 was $8.13. Often, tickets […]

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The History of the US Dollar

At first sight, you would not think a simple, green piece of paper would have such a long history before it. However, the United States Dollar is currency that has been in the making since 1690 when the first colonial bills were created in Massachussetts. What was then a simple […]

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Tips to Save Money on Common Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day can get really involved as you may end up buying candy, flowers, jewelry, stuffed animals, wine, and of course a night on the town. The cost of a Valentine’s Day date can add up very quickly. It is possible to save money on Valentine’s Day without looking cheap, […]

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Saving Money On Your Morning Cup of Joe

The math is simple-most coffeehouses charge anywhere from $2.00-$3.00 per 20oz coffee. That’s $50.00-$75.00 a month! Here are some tips to help you save on that sweet brown nectar you long for every morning: Buy a coffee machine This sounds like a no-brainer, but investing in a good coffee maker […]

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Cut Your Electricity Bill-Energy Saving Tips

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean your energy bill has to skyrocket.  Often the simplest solution can be found around the house or bought cheaply. Not only will you be saving green, you’ll actually be green when you aren’t consuming so much energy.  Tips to save on energy costs: Replace […]

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