All articles tagged: “Spending”

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Guide

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“Bad Credit” Furniture Financing (Top 14 Options)

14 Bad Credit Furniture Financing Options

While you could save money by not buying furniture for your home, you’d soon grow tired of sitting on the floor,... read more »

Amber Brooks

By: Amber Brooks • 6/3/16

Blog

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Only 29% of People Feel in Control of Their Finances; Prosper Daily Wants to Change That

Prosper Daily: Helping People Regain Control of Their Finances

In a Nutshell: The new Prosper Daily app is the reinvention of the former 5-star rated BillGuard app, now with... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 5/24/16

Blog

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How to Overdraft Your Debit Card (4 Ways + How to Fix It)

How to Overdraft Your Debit Card

Debit cards are a responsible solution for people who want an easy way to make and track everyday purchases without... read more »

Linsey Knerl

By: Linsey Knerl • 9/17/15

Blog

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Secretive Spending, Lucrative Lying — Overcoming Financial Infidelity With Dr. Mary Gresham

Overcoming Financial Infidelity With Dr. Mary Gresham

When someone in a relationship commits an act of infidelity, the rational assumption is someone cheated on their... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 9/1/15

Guide

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7 Holiday Spending Traps to Avoid

7 Holiday Spending Traps to Avoid

The holiday season is in full swing and shoppers everywhere are getting pummeled by retail promotions and promises.... read more »

Andrea Woroch

By: Andrea Woroch • 11/25/14

Blog

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Should You Get Retail Credit?

Should You Get Retail Credit?

You’re checking out at Express and the cashier asks, “Would you like to save 20 percent off today’s purchase?” Of... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 4/3/14

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How to Stop Overspending

How to Stop Overspending

Why is it most of us seem to spend just a little more than we have in our budget every month? Even when we think... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/1/14

Blog

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Credit Busters: Irregular Expenses

Credit Busters: Irregular Expenses

Just as you think you’ve gotten a handle on your budget, something you failed to account for pops up and busts your... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 2/27/14

Blog

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The Latte Factor: It’s Not Just the Coffee

The Latte Factor: It’s Not Just the Coffee

If you’ve ever read anything about day-to-day money-saving strategies, you’ve probably heard some version of the... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 2/15/14

Guide

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How to Align Your Spending With Your Values

How to Align Your Spending With Your Values

I think we’d all like to believe we spend our money in a way that reflects our priorities and values, but so many... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 2/14/14

Study

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Credit Card Spending to Increase by 8% This Year

Credit Card Spending to Increase by 8% This Year

The numbers are in and this year’s holiday retail spending increase was pretty decent after all. The expectation... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 2/13/14

Blog

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My Journey from Overspender to E.M.P.O.W.E.R.ed Spender

My Journey from Overspender to E.M.P.O.W.E.R.ed Spender

Rewind about 10 or 11 years. Before I was a mom, before the adult in me was unleashed, I was a college student. I... read more »

Tiffany Huff

By: Tiffany Huff • 1/24/14

Study

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34% of Couples Will Lie About Their Holiday Spending

34% of Couples Will Lie About Their Holiday Spending

With the holiday season upon us, some couples are more likely than others to feel anxiety and fear around holiday... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/9/13

Study

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Half of Americans Plan to Spend More On Holiday Shopping

Half of Americans Plan to Spend More On Holiday Shopping

Retailers just got some good news for the holiday season. Even though Americans are still worried about the... read more »

David Andrew

By: David Andrew • 11/21/13

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10 Best Blogs for Shopaholics

10 Best Blogs for Shopaholics

Shopping is a great way to reward yourself for all the hard work you do, but it can also lead you down a... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 10/2/13

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How Spending Can Actually Help Your Credit Score

How Spending Can Actually Help Your Credit Score

If you want to increase your credit score, consider charging more to your credit cards. I know it sounds... read more »

Laura Slawny

By: Laura Slawny • 9/6/13

Study

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Poor Credit Management Fuels Compulsive Buying

Poor Credit Management Fuels Compulsive Buying

It’s probably not surprising to learn compulsive buying is a problem in many Western countries. In fact, many of us... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 9/5/13

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How to Avoid Getting Into Debt Again

How to Avoid Getting Into Debt Again

I can remember it like it was just yesterday, paying off the last bit of my original $25,000 in credit card debt.... read more »

John Schmoll

By: John Schmoll • 8/28/13

Study

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Study: People Often Exhibit Predictable Behavior When it Comes to Spending

Study: People Often Exhibit Predictable Behavior When it Comes to Spending

When it comes to predicting consumer spending behavior, a lot of work goes into taking surveys and observing sales... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 8/8/13