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Looking for Alternative Gifts This Holiday Season?
What do you think of as alternative gifts? A family trip? Tickets to a special event? Have you considered helping others. Here are a few suggestions f…
Make Medicare Plan Changes Oct. 15 – Dec. 7: What Needs Review?
If you already receive Medicare, then you need to know that the "open enrollment" period when you can make changes for 2018 extends from October 15 to…
Is Leasing (Electronics) a Good Idea?
Leasing is popular. Computers, phones, TV's; everything is leasable these days. But is it cheaper? Suitable for you? Find out about the advantages a…
Is a Payment Plan for (Small) Purchases a Good Idea?
Viewer beware. Though "rent-to-own" plans may seem convenient and affordable, you may be surprised how costly it can really be.
Things You're Better Off Buying Second Hand
We all know the car example, right? Buy a brand new (regular) car off the dealership parking lot, and it loses about 20% of its value right away. How …
Effortless New Ways to Buy and Finance a Vehicle
But Watch Out. Effortless Does Not Guarantee Cheaper Or Better. Remar founded the Consumer Task Force for Automotive Issues and is the author of a be…
Does Buying in Bulk Always Make Sense?
No. There's plenty or reasons why you shouldn't. But also why you should, of course. These tips may help you stock up.
Paying More: The (Scary) Truth About Online Shopping
You would think shopping online is generally cheaper than shopping at brick and mortar stores, right? You're not paying for the onsite staff or the bu…
Traveling Soon? Check Out These Tips
Do you like to travel? Do you like to save money when planning your travel and while traveling? Summer vacation is right around the corner. So take a …
Technology Has Changed the Way We Work
Many people credit technological advances to job displacement. However, it also has led to innovation and increased access which has created jobs for …
Kids Using Your Smartphone or Tablet? Beware In-App Purchases!
Most free apps feature in-app purchases. If your kids are using your device, they can rack up big bills quick and unintentional! Why wouldn't game c…
Saving Money on Entertainment and Shopping
Depending on the time of the year, vacations, holiday shopping, and unexpected expenses can empty wallets. At times like this, you need some entertain…
5 Financial New Years Resolutions You Should Definitely Consider
Each year millions of people plan and prepare to usher in the New Year with better habits, yet it is estimated that only 8% of individuals who set New…
FoolProof's Top 238 Money Mistakes to Avoid in College
If we wanted to, we could probably come up with hundreds of ways college students throw away money. I know. I made a lot of mistakes when I was younge…
Save Your Money: When to Buy Generic
According to a recent Gallup study*, one in ten Americans spends more than $300 a month on food. And the average American family will spend about $151…
Payroll (Debit) Cards: Getting Your Paycheck Deposited on a (Debit) Card
Have you ever heard of payroll cards? Payroll cards are a lot like debit cards—you can use them to pay for items in shops or online, or to withdraw …
Budget Trouble: Broke Right after Payday?
You know that feeling you get when you get paid? You feel happy and rich and the sky is the limit! It's a great feeling, but it doesn't last long, doe…
Take Five Steps to Save BEFORE You Shop for a New Vehicle
Yes, you read that headline correctly. If you are thinking of buying a new or used vehicle and you want to save money, I recommend first taking five s…
Money-Saving Tips to Lower Your Auto and Gas Costs
Gasoline prices typically fluctuate depending on the season, for example, going up when more people are traveling in the summer. Even a few extra cent…
Make the Most of Your Financial Resolutions
What are your financial resolutions? Most people want to save more, spend less, and pay down debt, according to a recent survey. These are great finan…
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