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How to Build Your Credit Without a Credit Card

Even if you choose to remain debt-free, having a good credit score should still be a priority since many insurance companies look at your credit score to determine what you’ll pay for insurance. Are you searching for a job? Not all, but some employers will use credit reports upon screening job applicants, so having a …

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Inexpensive Gifts Senior Citizens Will Actually Appreciate

I worked as a CNA for over five years in nursing homes and home health. During that time, I gained insight into things older adults use and appreciate. Something else I learned was the older adults I took care of didn’t care about the cost of the gift. The thoughtfulness behind it is what brought …

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Gift Registry Freebies & Discounts for Expectant Parents & Newlyweds

Two very memorable and exciting life events are getting married to your soul mate and having a baby. To add to the excitement, friends and/or family members help you out by hosting a shower for you. While they’ll do most of the planning, it’s usually up to you to register with places you’d like shower …

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Streaming Services to Binge TV Shows and Movies for Less Than You May Be Paying Now

With the abundance of streaming services out there, you have to ask yourself why you’re still paying so much for cable or satellite TV. By the time you reach the end of this article, you’ll be ready to tell your current entertainment provider that they can stuff their high prices, cancellation fees and other crap …

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Save Money While Vacationing in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Wouldn’t it be amazing if there was a family-friendly vacation destination that combined beautiful outdoor spaces with a celebration of Southern culture and country music? Oh wait, there IS such a place! It’s called Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. From the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to the world famous Dollywood, you will need to take at …

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Best Cashback Apps to Help You Save on Groceries

Stocking your freezer with game you hunted, growing a garden, canning, sales, mailing in rebates and clipping coupons use to be pretty much the only ways to save on groceries. However, times have changed, and cashback apps have become a part of that change. A cashback app is a thrifty shopper’s best friend when it …

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Swagbucks Review: Easy Ways to Earn Money for Anything

I get excited when I come across great deals and freebies, but what I love even more is easy ways to earn money! You’re probably familiar with GPT (get paid to) sites that reward you for taking surveys, watching videos, shopping and more. Out of all the GPT sites out there, my favorite is Swagbucks. …

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Diabetes Freebies: Supplies, Services and More

I know from personal experience that receiving the news that you have diabetes is upsetting, but the good news is with the proper diet and (in some cases) medication, you can manage the disease. Another downfall, though, is the cost of diabetic supplies, needed services such as eye exams, and other things for diabetics. Unfortunately, …

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Choosing the Cheapest Auto Insurance for Your Needs

Whether it’s your first time looking for an auto insurance provider or you think you’re paying too much with your current provider, this article will help you when it comes to choosing the cheapest auto insurance that’s right for your needs. Being as there are tons of articles out there that provide a definition of …

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Yes, You Totally Can Visit Disney World on a Budget

Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, is the ultimate family vacation for good reason. This theme park mecca boasts four separate theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom), two waterparks (Disney’s Blizzard Beach and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon), and a massive shopping, dining, and entertainment complex. It’s easy to spend weeks …

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Learn These DIY Home Improvements & Repairs to Save Money

While owning a home can be one of the greatest achievements of your life, it comes with a lot of responsibility as well. Over time, things will need fixing and you may want to do a little remodeling also. However, paying someone to do all of the work for you is something you just can’t …

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How to Solve a Pest Infestation on a Budget

As a homeowner, you already know that home repairs and other issues often arise at the least convenient of times. And if you’ve found yourself with a pest infestation, it’s sometimes hard to know how to solve it without spending a considerable amount of money. Before calling in a professional, here are a few things you can …

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How to Get the Best Deal Possible on Your Personal Loan

The good thing about an unsecured personal loan is you don’t have to borrow against your home, property, vehicle or another asset that has value. Naturally, though, interest rates are usually higher and qualifying is easier with a higher credit score. Is a Personal Loan the Best Option for You at This Time? If you’re uncertain about …

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Potentially Valuable Items Hiding in Your House

Did you know you could have a small fortune sitting around your home? It’s important to remember that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. So, clean out your closets, basement and attic, but don’t start throwing stuff away until you make sure it’s not worth a lot of money. Following are four things many …

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Restaurants That Give You Free Food on Your Birthday!

How does amazing free food on your birthday sound? To help make your special day a great one, I rounded up 11 great restaurants that are dishing out birthday freebies, because nothing makes you feel appreciated quite like friendly staff offering you special treatment and delicious free food on your big day. Restaurants Offering Birthday …

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Eliminating Credit Card Debt: It’s Not as Difficult as You Think

The sad truth is many of us get a credit card just to build our credit history, but what we fail to recognize is there are ways to establish a good credit history without having a credit card. Regardless of why you got the card or cards, you’re now stressing over the credit card debt you’ve accumulated, …

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