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back to school

A Frugal Approach to Going Back to School

When you have decided to go back to school, there are a number of ways you can save money. When you take a frugal approach, you can gain an education while preparing yourself for a financially secure future. Finance Your Education By Choosing An Online School Online education is the economically sound choice. When you [...]

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Helping Your Boomerang Children to Live Independently

With the rise in adult children living back at home, parents of the boomerang generation are trying to find ways to help their children live independently.  There are quite a few ways that parents can give their children stepping stones necessary to live on their own.  Boomerang children move back home with their parents and [...]

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Money Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping

Back-to-school shopping is expected to top $72 Billion this year down slightly from last year according to the National Retail Federation. With prices continuing to put pressure on the family budget, many families are looking for ways to cut costs. Here are several strategies that can help to offset those price increases. Have a Game [...]

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How College Students Can Save Money Shopping for Educational Software

These days, it seems that universities are forcing students to pay a lot of extra technological fees, such as hardware and software costs and upgrades, copying and printing fees, and more. But many students are finding that it is completely unnecessary to have to spend all this extra money just to successfully complete their coursework [...]

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College Loan Repayment – Make Smarter Decisions about Student Loans

If you decide to utilize college loans to finance your education, you should do your research up front on what you will have to pay back once you graduate. Repayment terms for student loans vary from Federal Direct Loans to private loans. Understanding how much you will owe at the time you get your degree [...]

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Winter Storm Nemo and the Importance of an Emergency Fund

What does the massive Winter Storm Nemo have to do with the need to have an emergency fund? In short, everything. Nemo is symbolic of any un-foreseen event that may disrupt one’s income or cause a financial hardship. From a simple power outage to a long-term illness, being prepared to handle an emergency can mean [...]

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