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Back to School on a Budget

It’s back to school buying time and with it comes the prospect of a considerable hit to the wallets of parents across the country. Financial advisory firm Deloitte found in a recent survey that American parents will spend an average of $501 per child on back to school shopping.

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You Might Want to Think Twice About Instant Money Transfers

Venmo…Square Cash…Popmoney…These are popular services that help you do things like split a restaurant check with friends, or divide utilities or rent charges with roommates. With just a few taps on your smartphone or computer, many consumers have embraced the speed and convenience of these services to make casual payments. But how secure are they?

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How to Have a Killer Yard Sale

For some, the idea of their stuff being rummaged through by strangers at the crack of dawn on a Saturday sounds as appealing as a root canal. For others, yard sales are a prime opportunity to rid the house of unwanted clutter and make extra money.

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Summer Travel Safety Tips

While you may enjoy an offbeat summer experience, many of us will take the conventional route and head out of town to a relaxing summer vacation destination. Before traveling, make sure your finances are in order.

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