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8/15/14  HousingSmart Spending Tips
Eight tips on buying a rug

Are you in the market for buying a rug? Rugs add color, comfort and style to a room. Learn eight rules of thumb to use in buying the right rug for your room. 

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8/15/14  HousingSmart Spending Tips
Home improvements that increase your home value most

Wondering what you can do to increase the value of your home? Check out this analysis of the home improvement projects that can give the biggest boost to the resale value of your home.

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8/7/14  Savings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
Did vacation blow your budget to bits?

If you spent more than you planned on your vacation this summer – or even if you just eat out more now because of your hectic schedule of work and little league games – now is the time to sit down and reassess your budget. It’s not too late to get back on track financially!

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7/22/14  Smart Spending Tips
Fashion on a budget?

A new Marist Poll was released yesterday on American’s views on fashion. A whopping 86% say that you don’t have to spend a lot of money to be fashionable. You can learn how to be fashionable on a thrift shop budget on our blog.

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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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