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4 Online Savings Accounts to Put Your Savings In

So, we’ve talked a lot of about saving on this blog. We’ve discussed saving when you’re broke and how to start a budget that’ll help you save more. The question now is: Where should you put your savings? A regular ol’ checking account isn’t a good place. Why? If your savings is in the same place as the money you use for bills and other spending, there’s a good chance that you’ll spend more than

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How to Lose 20 Pounds in Four Months on a Budget

At the end of May I decided it was time to make a change. I’ve been meaning to get back into shape and putting it off. I tried some small tactics here and there mostly to make myself feel better about “trying”. I got an expensive membership to a gym one year. The weight didn’t budge. I tried to eat better intermittently. By eat better I mean 90% cheat meals and 10% healthy meals. Again,

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What’s a Credit Card Balance Transfer?

Isn’t it funny how debt works? I paid off my student loan this time last year. Yay! But then we had some unexpected expenses like our cat’s emergency surgery, some car trouble and others I haven’t even written about. Seriously, surprise pain in the butt expenses have been a reoccurring theme here on this blog. Jeepers creepers. Now, it feels like overnight we have credit card debt to pay off. Ugh! We’re well on our way to paying