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Ways to Save During College

College can be a stressful and expensive time, but it doesn’t have to be with a little planning.

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19 Tips to Saving Money Over the Summer

19 Tips to Saving Money Over the Summer Ditch the car…Only if it is possible, of course. Not only does biking and walking benefit your health, you will save money by not purchasing gasoline as often! If ditching your car

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The Science of Saving

The Science of Saving   Saving your money isn’t always easy, especially when you don’t have a lot to spare. After paying all your usual expenses, there may be very little “fun” money at the end of the month. When

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5 Quick Tips for Saving Money on Spring Break

5 Quick Tips for Saving Money on Spring Break Saving money while on spring break may be tough, but it is doable! Here are some quick tips to ensure you don’t burn a hole in your pocket! Set a budget.

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Keep the Change

Keep the Change, Ya Filthy Animal! One of the easiest ways to save money is to keep any change you find every day in a jar or piggy bank. By doing this, I personally gathered about $45 between June 2017

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Teach Your Little Owls to Fly With Money Talks

The first step to teaching your kids about money is talking about money. “The most effective way to teach is by having frequent discussions and don’t ever lecture,” said Ted Beck, president and chief executive of the National Endowment for Financial

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Fun and Affordable Holiday Gifts

The holidays are just around the corner and the time to get gifts is winding down. If you’re having trouble thinking of the perfect affordable gift for anyone on your list, we’ve got you covered. We’ve done the research and broken

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Unconventional Ways People Have Spent Their Tax Refund

Time to wipe some sweat off your brow. April 15th has passed and you finished filing your income taxes. You might have received a hefty tax refund. With a large sum of money now available for you to use, you

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3 Tips to Maximize your Money on Black Friday

If you’re always looking for the best deals and bargains, then Black Friday has to be at the top of your list as the – if not THE BEST – day to score huge discounts at your favorite retailers. But with

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And the Winner Is…

Janet Colandrea is our 2014 ConneXfactor Grand Prize Winner!  Janet worked diligently over the course of six months to lower her debt and increase her savings, with three specific goals in mind.  Here is a reminder of what she set

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