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POSTMay 12, 2020
Remember back in school when you would misbehave and teachers would threaten that the incident would go on your permanent record? Naturally, no one in your adult life cares if you got into a screaming match on the playground over which baseball team or band was the best. But there is a permanent record that . . .
POSTMay 05, 2020
We understand the concern and uncertainty many people are experiencing right now. We are continuing our commitment to take the necessary precautions to limit the spread of the virus in our store locations across the country. Our #1 priority is the safety of our customers and employees. Our #2 priority is getting you the cash . . .
POSTApr 30, 2020
The average American spent $183.79 on cleaning and laundry supplies in 2018, up from $139.99 in 2007. Of course, if you have a large family, a large home, kids, or pets or need unique products due to allergies or other sensitivities, you’re going to spend more money than the average. You can search for coupons . . .
POSTApr 29, 2020
Sometimes in life, you get lucky by getting an unexpected bonus at work, an incredibly generous birthday gift, an inheritance, or some other sort of monetary windfall. What should you do with it? Let’s be honest: If you put that $1,000 into your checking account without any plan, you’ll probably end up frittering it away . . .
POSTApr 28, 2020
Does it sometimes feel like your money flies away from you and you often don’t even remember how you spent it all? Same. It’s a common affliction! But most people tend to waste money on the same ten things, which should make it easier to figure out what’s killing your budget. Once you identify which . . .
POSTApr 16, 2020
With the coronavirus keeping many quarantined in an effort to practice social distancing, you may be finding it challenging to occupy your time or keep the kids busy. Whether you are looking to fight off cabin fever, get inspired to improve your home, commit to a workout habit, learn a new skill, or keep the . . .
POSTApr 14, 2020
When homeowners think about home improvement, they usually think about updating a dated bathroom or replacing ugly light fixtures. The average bathroom remodel costs $19,000, and homeowners typically can only expect to recoup around 50% of that cost when they sell their home. However, some home improvement tasks will cost money up front but save . . .
POSTApr 02, 2020
Saving should be simple, but the truth is that for many of us, extra money can be difficult to find when expenses pile up. When you add in unexpected costs that may come up, saving money can seem impossible. A recent survey found that as many as 78% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Without . . .
POSTMar 26, 2020
With the ever-rising cost of living, it never hurts to be economical with your money. A very simple way to get more out of your paycheck is to adopt a more frugal approach to how you spend it. Frugality helps you to save more money whether it’s for a vacation, to pad your savings, or . . .
POSTMar 12, 2020
Graduating from college is both exciting and a little scary! New graduates move into a new era of their lives, when they need to establish their careers, their adult social lives, and their financial future. The truth is, though, that many new graduates find themselves in the position of having to pay for the past . . .