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5/29/15  Smart Spending Tips
How to make a staycation feel like a vacation

A staycation can save you big money compared to a travel vacation. Learn tips to make your staycation a great one.

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5/12/15  Credit 101Smart Spending Tips
Avengers Assemble to activate (my bonus Alliant Rewards points)

One of our bloggers earned 1,000+ Rewards points on her Alliant Visa Platinum Rewards credit card when she saw the Avengers over its opening weekend. Learn how she activated this special offer and how you can sign up for email alerts of other special Rewards points offers. 

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4/20/15  HousingSmart Spending Tips
Be on the lookout for springtime home repair scams

Eager to begin home improvement projects? Beware of home contractors who do shoddy work, offer too-good-to-be-true deals and could cheat you out of thousands of dollars. Here are tips to avoid home repair scammers.

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3/25/15  Smart Spending Tips
Should you rent or buy a musical instrument for your budding prodigy?

Learn about some of the factors you should consider when your child wants to learn an instrument and you have to decide whether you should rent or purchase one. 

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12/23/14  Smart Spending Tips
Last minute gift guide

The holidays are practically in our laps. Get some ideas for last minute gifts to wrap up your holiday shopping checklist. 

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11/26/14  Smart Spending Tips
Skip the Black Friday doorbusters – give gift cards instead

Although Black Friday deals can be nice, if you’d like to stay home this year but still want to give gifts your family and friends will value, consider gift cards, and keep in mind that the packaging can make or break a gift card as a present.

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