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How to Throw a New Year’s Eve Party on a Budget

Hosting a NYE party (or any party for that matter) can be pretty expensive. The cost of invitations, decorations, and food can add up quickly. Some people spend hundreds of dollars on over-the-top New Year’s Eve parties, even after spending tons on recent holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. That doesn’t need to be you! Throwing an amazing low-cost family-friendly New …

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12 Smart Tips to Host Thanksgiving on a Budget

Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family, and giving back. It’s also time to stuff our faces and watch football. What isn’t it time for? Breaking the bank. That’s right—it’s possible to host Thanksgiving while on a budget. Just because this holiday is a major food holiday, and families spend all day (or week) prepping and cooking, doesn’t mean you …

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5 Money Management Tips for College Graduates

This is a guest post written my our Marketing Intern, Madison. Graduating from college is no small feat and what comes after can be a brand new challenge. For most, this is when they get their first full time job, become financially independent, gain new responsibilities, and much more. During this time, it can be challenging to manage your money …

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[Experiment] Saving $100 Per Week for 5 Weeks

Over the past 5 weeks, I decided to embark on an experimental project: saving money. Saving money can often be a difficult task. There are so many things that cost money like food, rent, mortgages, school, bills, and so much more. With all of those expenses at the forefront of your mind, saving money can seem impossible.   Luckily, I’ll be testing this …

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5 Tips to Save and Earn Money for College Students

This is a guest post written by our Marketing Intern, Madison. As tuition, student loans, and the cost of living dramatically rise, college students are finding new ways to earn quick money and save to cover expenses. As a college student myself, I felt this pressure my freshman year as I struggled having to work 15 hours a week for …

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10 Smart Money Management Tips for Young Families

Whether you’re a new couple, thinking about kids, or have a growing family already: money management is a must. There will be days where you need to make every cent count, days where you can set a little money aside for the future, and every day in between. Money management is important, but sometimes it can be hard to find …