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Holiday

Expressing Gratitude: 5 Ways To Teach Kids To Be Grateful During The Holidays

We all want our kids to appreciate the gifts and goodies that go along with the holiday season. But with commercials constantly tempting them with every new (and expensive) gadget...

Meagan Francis
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A man and a woman plan out their holiday travel using these holiday travel tips.
Holiday

5 Simple Holiday Travel Tips

According to AAA, 100 million Americans were predicted to have travelled during the holiday season last year — that means 1 in 3 people are traveling during the holidays. From...

Cheryl Lock
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A woman gives her mail carrier a holiday tip.
Holiday

Holiday Tipping Etiquette: Who – and How Much To Tip and Gift At The Holidays

One of the most confusing and overwhelming aspects of holiday etiquette – particularly if you’re on a budget – is which service providers and professionals you should tip or gift,...

Meagan Francis
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A college student offers tips on what college scholarships are out there and where to look.
Planning for College

College Scholarships: How My Family is Sending Six Kids to College

Scholarships, scholarships, scholarships! Let me just start there. Being one of six children, I know first-hand how beneficial free money toward college can be. All of my siblings approached college...

Hadley Cook
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A couple browsing online with a cash back shopping credit card.
Saving Money

The Powerful Cash Back Shopping Method to Save for College

I’m thinking about going to graduate school, but I worry about being able to afford tuition, books, and everything else without taking on loads of debt. If you’re saving for...

Alice Wong
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Mother doing her holiday shopping with an online shopping credit card.
Holiday

3 Tips for Holiday Shopping with an Online Shopping Credit Card

With the kids back in school and the days getting cooler, it’s not too early to start thinking about the holidays. Each year, we spend increasingly more money shopping online...

Alice Wong
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A father playing with his daughter while considering the best savings accounts.
Saving for College

7 Reasons Why a 529 Plan Could Be the Best Savings Account for Your College Dream

Lots of parents and students worry about getting the money they’ll need for college expenses. It’s understandable, considering the uncertainties of financial aid and continually rising tuition costs—set against essentially...

Alice Wong
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This family has compared the best college savings options for their children.
Saving for College

6 Questions to Ask When Exploring Your Best College Savings Options

Figuring out where to invest your money for the best college savings option is important, but there are a lot of options out there: savings accounts, 529 plans, Coverdell Education...

Alice Wong
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