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What to Know About Certificate Ladders Before Starting One

Certificates provide a secure, reliable way to save and offer higher returns than traditional savings accounts. …

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How to Do a Biweekly Money Saving Challenge

Start a habit you can stick with by timing your savings deposits to coincide with your paychecks. Like working out or flossing, putting money into savings is a habit that demands discipline. The more…

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DIY Bathroom Organization Ideas

Take control of your clutter using simple storage solutions and a few affordable finds. …

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How to Create a Zero-Based Budget

Every penny has a purpose in this careful approach to balancing income and expenses.…

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How to Use a Vacation Club Account to Save Money

Avoid debt and automate your deposits with an account dedicated solely to saving for your big trip.…

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6 DIY Valentine's Day Home Décor Ideas

Fall in love with our six simple and affordable DIY projects perfect for February 14.…

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Side Hustles for Women to Boost Your Savings

Looking to save money for a new car, a vacation or holiday gifts? A side hustle, or a part-time job on the side, could be the right solution.…

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Painting Hacks for Beginners

Use our quick tips for a DIY paint job that looks like it was done by a professional. …

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How to Save Money on Holiday Travel

Looking to save money for the holidays? Cut costs with these 7 ideas, including using travel insurance and maxing out your credit card rewards.…

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