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8 Tips to Help Control Your Impulse Spending

It’s east to justify small impulse purchases here and there, but these unplanned buys can add up quickly. Learn how to control your shopping and stay out if debt with these 8 tips.

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7 Holiday Spending Traps to Avoid

The holidays don’t just put us into the gift-giving mood, they send many of us into a spending frenzy. Those who don’t mind their shopping budget could end up deep in debt come January. Watch out for these 7 spending traps and learn how to avoid them to stay on budget this season.

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8 Money Moves for Holiday Stress Relief

Are you starting to feel the strain of holiday stress? You’re not alone. Emotional and financial stress peak this time of year. Luckily, you can alleviate some of the tension by following these simple money moves to better manage your cash flow and avoid going into debt.

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Must-Know Money Tips for Fall Sports: Keep Your Wallet Fat and Money Safe

Fall sports are in full swing and there’s nothing like being in the stadium or arena to watch a game live. But, before you purchase tickets, consider these tips for stretching your game-day dollars and keeping your money safe.

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How to Detox Your Finances this Fall

Summer may be long gone, but the effects of the season continue to linger well into fall thanks to overspending on weddings, outdoor barbecues and vacations. If you’re struggling to make ends meet, drowning in credit card debt or simply need to refresh your budget, it’s time to get your finances back on track with a savings plan. Read on to learn how.

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5 Common Back-to-School Shopping Pitfalls

Families are looking at spending nearly $700 per child on back to school, but you don’t break the bank or go into debt to afford the essentials. Review these tips to save money quickly and easily.

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9 Ways to Save on Summer Fun for Your Kids

Scrambling to find affordable ways to keep your kids entertained all summer? Check out these tips to save on popular activities, movies and more.

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GOBankingRates Smart Money Squad

I’m excited to announce that I have joined GOBankingRates Smart Money Squad. I will be sharing money saving tips and tricks every month. Learn more.

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5 Signs You Need to Tidy Your Finances

Spring cleaning isn’t just for your home. Clutter and chaos can build up in your budget too, causing you to feel stressed and disorganized. Read on for 5 signs that you need to tidy your finances with tips on how to polish up your budget, wipe away useless fees and much more.

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5 Steps to Set Goals that Stick

Whether you’re trying to save money, pay down debt or lose weight, reaching any goal comes down to the strategy you set in place. Follow Andrea’s step-by-step guide to learn how to set a goal that sticks and get on the path toward success!

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