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12/1/15  Smart Spending Tips
Is December the best month to buy a new car?

Experts agree there are several times throughout the calendar year that offer favorable car buying conditions, including December; however, purchasing a new vehicle over the holiday season does not necessarily guarantee you’ll get an amazing deal.

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11/23/15  Smart Spending Tips
Black Friday shopping tips from a veteran

Checking out Black Friday sales for the first time? Get some tips for success from a Black Friday veteran. 

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10/15/15  Smart Spending Tips
Is your favorite charity using donations responsibly?

Whether you’re donating money because you believe in the cause, enjoy the tax deductions or simply think it’s the right thing to do – it’s important to ensure you’re donating to a legitimate charity. And that your charity is using the money responsibly. Find out how you can double-check.

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9/23/15  Grab BagSmart Spending Tips
Daycare vs. stay-at-home parenting: Which is better for your finances?

When you have a baby, childcare costs can eat up a huge chunk of your budget. But does it make financial sense to have one parent stay home vs. send your child to daycare?

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8/13/15  HousingSmart Spending Tips
Estimating how much to spend on rent

“How can I estimate rent?” is one most frequent questions from new apartment renters. Find out from our guest blogger, Seija Goldstein, of MyFirstApartment.com.

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7/30/15  Smart Spending Tips
Ready for a new car? Buy one that retains its resale value

When you buy a new car, your vehicle's depreciation is the single biggest expense for the first five years. Here’s how to buy a car that will hold its resale value.

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