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7/10/14  Smart Spending Tips
Think of your purchases in terms of work hours

One way to combat the urge to make frivolous purchases is to think of the dollar amount you are about to spend in terms of the number of hours that you worked to get that money. 

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6/19/14  Smart Spending Tips
You can have fun, even on a budget

Tips for finding free, fun events for your family. 

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5/13/14  Savings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
3 Reasons Why You Should Resist the Urge to Spend Your Tax Refund

Don't waste your refund from Uncle Sam! If you are about to blow your refund on something frivolous, read this article first and learn why you shouldn't waste this windfall. 

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5/9/14  Career & EducationCredit 101Getting Out of DebtSmart Spending Tips
High School Students: Tips for Paying for College

Are you a high school student looking forward to attending college? Here are some tips from NerdWallet to help you pay for your upcoming college costs.

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4/30/14  Savings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
Life, taxes and how people use tax refunds

Learn more about income taxes and how Americans plan to use their refunds. Plus, find out how you may come out ahead by adjusting your W-4 tax withholdings. 

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4/30/14  Credit 101Smart Spending TipsUp Your Security IQ
Curious about EMV credit cards? Want one?

Alliant introduces chip-enhanced credit cards to protect against security breaches. These cards, widely used internationally, will soon be a must in the United States.

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