Breaking Up With Name Brands

As you walk up and down the aisles at your local grocery store, shopping list in hand, do you stop and think about how you could save big bucks on your entire purchase without having to become an extreme couponer?  The secret? Buying private-label products instead of brand-name products. What are private-label products? Commonly referred…

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Tips for Post-Graduate Life

The day has finally come – College Graduation! You’ve walked across the stage, you have your diploma in hand and you spent several hours fidgeting in your seat at your graduation ceremony. You’ve earned this. It’s YOUR college degree. Now, it’s time to prepare for life after college. Are you ready? Below are several tips I…

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Budgeting Basics

Budgets are like the New Year’s resolutions of personal finance. We all know we should have one and we all know it’s a fairly simple thing to follow—at least in theory. Like resolutions, we often map out personal budgets with the best of intentions, only to abandon them a couple of weeks later. It’s easy…

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