4 Money-Saving Subscription Services to Try

Subscription Services That Save You Money

The subscription craze is sweeping America, rising to a 2.6 billion-dollar industry in 2016.1 There are so many new subscription services that claim to help save you money and time, but which ones are actually worth it? Keep in mind that you’re only saving money if you actually planned on […]

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Frugal Family Weekend Trips You’ve Never Considered

Every family has a unique make up, but one thing is unanimous among any household with children: chaos. Imaginative play times can leave a mess, busy schedules can lead to stress and exhaustion — doesn’t it just make you want to get away? Everyone needs a break from the day-to-day and […]

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What Child Care Options Do I Have?

How to Find Affordable Child Care While You Work

According to a recent survey from Care.com, child care is unaffordable for seven in 10 American families.1 Many frustrated parents feel like their salary is nullified by the cost of a nanny or day care. In fact, 63% of parents said that the cost of child care influenced their career […]

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5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving More

Everybody knows that saving is a good habit — it’s obviously better to have more money in the bank than less — but actually getting yourself to put money away rather than spend it on things you like can feel close to impossible. If you’re having trouble making yourself save your money, […]

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Cars and Credit: Leasing vs. Buying With Bad Credit

In the market for a new car? There’s a lot of decisions on the road ahead. What kind of car meets your needs? Is it in your budget? New or used? Lease or buy? All of these decisions have one common factor that needs to be considered as you work through them: Your credit. Unless you are able to pay for a car in cash outright — which very few can do — your credit will be considered at some point in the car purchasing process. But what if you have bad credit?

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What Credit Score Is Needed to Rent an Apartment

What Credit Score Is Needed to Rent an Apartment

It can be hard enough to find an apartment that you like (and can afford), much less worrying about whether or not your credit score is good enough to land the lease. Unfortunately, there is no set credit score that will guarantee you the chance to rent. The majority of […]

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