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Five Ways to Give Yourself a Raise in the New Year

January’s all about fresh starts. That’s why it’s so hard to find an open treadmill at the gym this time of year — and why everyone seems to be talking about the new diet they want to try in 2018. Everything is fresh and new in January. But one area where a lot of people miss… Read more

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Money-Savings Tips for 2018

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, financial success is a popular one. Here are a few tips to help you make and save more money in 2018. Limit credit card use Using credit cards can often lead to difficulty saving money. When you swipe the plastic—or insert the chip—you’re likely to lose track of how… Read more

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7 things debt-free people never do

Are you ready to become debt free? People who are debt-free often have a completely different mindset than those who carry debt. 7 habits of people who are careful with their money Even though two people could have the same education, come from the same financial background and make the same amount of money, the difference… Read more

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How one man made $35 worth of food last an entire month

If you’re looking for ways to trim the fat from your budget in 2018, start with your grocery spending! According to government data, American households spent an average of $7,023 on food in 2015 (12.5% of income), including things they bought at grocery stores and restaurants. That’s a lot of money, especially considering that between 30%… Read more

Here’s an easy — and cheap — way to fix rust on your car

ChrisFix is always delivering amazing bits of money-saving knowledge on his YouTube channel, and last month he decided to save everyone a lot more money by teaching them how to perform their own rust repairs. In an effort to make the whole rust-removal process as easy as possible, Chris listed links to all of the products… Read more

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Americans spend most of their money on these 3 things

When you’re trying to save more money — for both now and down the road — there are plenty of successful strategies that can help you make it happen. For many people, cutting out small expenses is a great way to get started, as it can help you ease into better budgeting habits, rather than trying… Read more

Clark’s #1 secret to avoid overspending this holiday season

All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves series. Check in every Monday as he puts new and familiar savings strategies to the test. Sign up for our newsletter to have these stories delivered to your inbox! There’s something different about the 2017… Read more

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Save money and energy even during fluctuating fall temperatures

Georgia Power offers simple ways to save around the house ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With the cool fluctuation of fall temperatures here, Georgia Power reminds customers that small changes can deliver big energy savings. Fall energy-saving tips from Georgia Power include: Let the Sun Shine In – Keeping the blinds and shades open during… Read more

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Retirement Income – How Much Do You Need to Retire in the Philippines?Retirement

Retirement Income – How Much Do You Need to Retire in the Philippines?Retirement The answer to this question begins with a question – what kind of lifestyle do you want? Do you want to live in the big city of Manila, with all the hub bub, congestion, night life and congestion? Or would you prefer a… Read more

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6 scary saving mistakes that will haunt your budget

Ghosts and goblins aren’t the only spooky things at stores these days. In an attempt to shop savvy, many consumers go hunting for deals but end up making scary spending mistakes that cost them more in the long run. When it comes to bargain shopping, there’s a fine line between successfully saving and wasting money. With… Read more

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