Are Black Friday in July sales worth your money?

This summer, July 15th is not just a random Tuesday. It’s Amazon’s new “Prime Day,” the mega-retailer’s stab at a Black Friday event in July. They’re promising better deals than you will find in November and plenty of hoopla – and they’re not alone. Target, QVC, Best Buy, Walmart and other retailers are joining in the "Christmas in July" sales event.

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Boost your savings or reduce your debt by an entire paycheck – painlessly!

If your next biweekly payday is Friday, July 17, it will be a "bonus" one that you may not need for covering day-to-day expenses. Find out why you'll get an extra check this month and how you can use that extra paycheck to reduce your debt or boost your savings. Note: If your biweekly payday was yesterday, you’ll get your next “bonus” check in October.

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