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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 money. 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

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How to Lose 20 Pounds in Four Months on a Budget

At the end of last May I decided it was time to make a change. I had 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

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What’s a Credit Card Balance Transfer?

If you have a credit card with high interest or a credit card with unfavorable terms overall, a credit card balance transfer may be the answer. If you don’t know what a balance transfer is — no worries. Seriously. I didn’t know the ins and outs of a balance transfer until the beginning of this year. A balance transfer is when you take a balance you have on a high-interest card and move it to