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8 Temptations That Trigger Our Overspending Urges

Whether it’s an unexpected night out on the town or a cart full of items that weren’t on your grocery list, there are plenty of ways we are constantly sabotaging our own budgets.

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How to Save on Auto Repairs

While most car repairs these days are simple, routine procedures like oil changes and tire rotations, there are some fixes that can quickly zero out your bank account.

How To Scrub Your Credit Report Clean of Costly Errors

There are more than a handful of serious errors that can pop up on your credit report, from debts that aren’t yours to “late” payments that were actually made on time.

How to Ensure You Get the Home Loan You Want

Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or you’ve lost count of the number of moves you’ve made, securing a loan for the purchase of a house is a complicated process that seems to only get more difficult with time.

5 Tips to Spend Less on Labor Day

Labor Day is just around the corner, and we know a lot of you are likely thinking about taking a last-minute trip to celebrate and enjoy the long weekend.

The Most Low-Effort Ways Ever to Save Money

If you’re looking to spruce up your budget by saving a few more dollars every month, there are some small, uncomplicated habits you can adopt or adjust to make it happen.

Why the Cost of Raising a Child Shouldn’t Stop You from Having One

With the USDA recently reporting that it costs parents an average of $245,000 to raise one child into adulthood, many are now considering putting their baby fever on ice.

10 Things You Must Know About Social Security

If you’re heading into your retirement years and plan on relying heavily on your social security income, you should know as much as possible about the rules behind claiming benefits so that you can maximize your payout.

25 Money Terms Everyone Should Know

If you’re easily frustrated by the puzzling terminology of personal finance—you’re not alone.