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How to Save Money for a Car You’ll Love

by Emily Guy Birken May 8, 2013

For many Americans, it may seem as though living with a car payment is the only way to ensure that you have safe, reliable transportation. But you can save money and pay cash for a car you’ll love — and continue to remain debt-free. Here are some strategies for both finding an inexpensive, reliable car [...]

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T-Mobile Launches No Contract Unlimited Plan: Is it Right for You?

by Miranda Marquit May 7, 2013

My husband has been using T-Mobile for years. He’s been using the unlimited talk and text on his non-smart cell phone for quite some time, and it’s worked well for us. (I’ve been using a non-smart cell phone with Tracfone for years.) Recently, we decided to upgrade both of our phones to smartphones, and, since [...]

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PayPal vs. Dwolla: Which is Right for You?

by May 1, 2013

PayPal is one of the largest financial transaction tools available online. Boasting over 128 million accounts and exchanging payments in 25 currencies, PayPal is a dominate leader in online commerce. Of course everyone loves to hate PayPal, too. The company has had its fair share of negative press: from high costs for users to incompetent [...]

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How to Save for a Wedding in a Year (or Less)

by Kevin Mercadante April 30, 2013

Just how much does the average wedding cost today? $10,000? $20,000? $50,000? In point of fact, a wedding can cost whatever you want it to cost. But if you’re interested in statistics as a means of comparison, the average wedding in America today costs about $27,800 (according to The Knot). That’s a lot of money to [...]

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15 Cheap Ways to Treat Yourself

by Emily Guy Birken April 25, 2013

One thing people often get wrong about frugality is thinking that it will be a long slog of painful denial. Since you’re attempting to spend less money, that means all luxuries are off the table. There are two problems with this way of thinking: First, if you believe that frugality is a painful struggle, then [...]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of a Roth 401(k)

by April 22, 2013

The Roth 401(k) is a relatively new option for retirement investing and an interesting mix of two different types of accounts: the regular tax-deferred 401(k) and the Roth IRA. Is it the right option for your retirement investing? As with any investing choice there are pros and cons to each account and investment. Let’s look at [...]

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How to Acquire Baby Clothes for Less

by Emily Guy Birken April 18, 2013

One of the joys of impending parenthood is getting to stroll through the baby clothing aisle of your local department store, exclaiming over and over how cute and tiny each outfit is. Unfortunately, that joy is short-lived once you reach for the price tag. While baby clothes are certainly cheaper than their adult counterparts, they [...]

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