7 Outdated Household Items and Services to Cut From Your Budget Today

7 Outdated Household Items and Services to Cut From Your Budget Today

Times change quickly, and as a result, many of us are still holding onto (and paying for!) antiqued household items and services that we no longer need. 

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Student Discounts: 70+ Stores Offering Discounts for College Students

Student Discounts: 70+ Stores Offering Discounts for College Students

Isn't it funny that some of our happiest, most exciting, and carefree years--our college years--are also some of our poorest? In honor of National Student Discount Day (it's a thing, and it's today!), we put together a list of 70-plus discounts for starving college students. 

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6 Things You Should Never Waste Your Money on

6 Things You Should Never Waste Your Money on

Unless you're a robot, you probably don't have a perfect budget. Nor should you. What fun is it to go through life like a walking spreadsheet, never doing anything spontaneous or splurging a little?

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8 Items You Should NEVER Buy Used

8 Items You Should NEVER Buy Used

"Buy used" is probably the most popular advice given to someone looking to save money, and it's not bad advice—most of the time.

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Best Credit Card Signup Bonuses for August 2017

Best Credit Card Signup Bonuses for August 2017

Here is a current list of our top five favorite credit card signup bonus offers. Consider all of of these to be highly recommended. If you’re new, I realize that it can be scary to apply for any credit card, but if you are diligent about paying your bills on time and in full, the rewards are endless.

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Should You Get a Store-Branded Credit Card? We Investigate.

Should You Get a Store-Branded Credit Card? We Investigate.

Make a purchase at a major retailer, and chances are the person checking you out is going to ask whether you want to sign up for a store-branded credit card. Usually signup comes with some discounts, like an across-the-board percentage off or rewards points, but are these cards actually a good deal?

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Does Your Credit Card Give You Secret Travel Insurance?

Does Your Credit Card Give You Secret Travel Insurance?

Traveling comes with risks. Your flight could be delayed for mechanical reasons, inclement weather could ground every flight at the airport, and your hotel could shut down due to a hurricane. How many times have you opted out of spending a few bucks on travel insurance, sure you won't need it? Sadly, sometimes you will.

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9 Reasons To Get an American Express Platinum Card

9 Reasons To Get an American Express Platinum Card

The American Express Platinum Card was once "the" travel charge card, as the first premium card on the scene. But lately, American Express has faced more competition from other card issuers, and as a result, the Platinum American Express card has gotten even better! The card is chock full of prestige and benefits, but weighed down by the hefty $550 annual fee. If you consider $550/year a deal breaker for you, we're asking you to reconsider. 

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Best Credit Cards for Groceries in 2017

Best Credit Cards for Groceries in 2017

Everyone needs to eat, and unless you have unlimited money to shell out at restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner, groceries are an unavoidable weekly expense. For gourmands and families alike, grocery bills can add up fast. Luckily, there are a number of credit cards available to you that get you up to 6% cash back at grocery stores. 

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Use These Credit Cards to Get Elite Status, Freebies and Upgrades

Use These Credit Cards to Get Elite Status, Freebies and Upgrades

Everyone loves flying first class and staying in lavish hotel suites, but unless you have endless cash on hand, these things can be hard for the average person to swing. Luckily, there are ways to hack your way to a luxurious getaway without having to pay a cent out of pocket. Gain elite status by signing up for the right credit cards, and you'll increase your chance for upgrades and freebies by a mile.

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