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5 Ways to Avoid Impulse Buys

Sometimes our worst financial enemy is the impulse buy. It’s that momentary thrill of “Should I buy this? I think I need to have it.” It ruins budgets. It ruins will-power. No matter how strong you may be when you are at home, it can be difficult to resist a “good” impulse buy. If you normally struggle with these types …

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Tips for Shopping Online Stores (and Staying on a Budget)

If you have access to the internet at your house, you’ve probably done your fair share of online shopping. It is fast, convenient, and the selections and options are amazing. #1) When Is It Cheaper To Shop In-Store? Take into account the shipping charges. You may find a product cheaper online but if the shipping cost is outrageous, you may …

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Labor Day Like You Want To!

Everybody’s Working for The Weekend: Whether your the butcher, the baker, or the candle stick maker your life probably goes a little something like this (work/school-life-sleep-repeat)! Americans work their taxes off if you know what I mean and Labor Day serves as a much deserved Holiday from the daily grind. Although Americans don’t actually celebrate the concept of work on …