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It’s Tax Time: Getting Some “Greener” Credit – Where Credit Is Due

  Whether you’ve already filed your annual income taxes, got an extension or have alread y received the cash back from your return, it’s never too late (or early) to think about credits due from Uncle Sam, especially those related to energy improvements and similar expenses. HomeSelfe, makers of a free, energy-saving app that audits […]

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How a Little Bit of Retirement Planning Goes a Long Ways

When it comes to personal finance, one of the big mistakes people often make is to focus too heavily on the investing aspect. The motivation behind this is clear: Pick the right winners, and BIG returns will be yours! There’s just one problem: Most fund managers, the very people who work with stocks every single […]

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Things You Never Thought You Could Hire

Renting is a very familiar concept to almost everyone. Whether it be a place to live, a holiday villa or even a Blockbuster DVD back in the day, the vast majority of us have rented a product or service. We live in 2016 and the days of trekking 4 miles to hire a copy of […]

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Questions to Ask When Shopping for Affordable Car Insurance

When you are trying to find ways to save money and live a more frugal lifestyle, one of the first places many people look is at car insurance. While almost all states make it a legal requirement to have insurance for your vehicles, state minimums are quite low. This allows you to find affordable insurance. […]

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Modern Finances: Free and Frugal Ways to Enjoy All Your Tech Devices

You may love using all of your mobile devices and other gadget technology you have, but you may also feel like they are pretty expensive to keep up with. This can be a real problem for people who are on a tight budget, or who may just find their monthly credit card bill increasing to […]

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